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Looking for a neighborhood near Mayport NAS in Jacksonville, FL

Looking for a neighborhood near Mayport NAS in Jacksonville, FL

Neighborhoods near Mayport NAS are about to get very busy. Three large Naval vessels, the USS New York will arrive around December 1, 2013 with the USS Iwo Jima and Ft McHenry to transfer to Mayport NAS Jacksonville later. This will bring hundreds of families looking for homes in the surrounding areas. 

Neighborhoods around Mayport NAS Jacksonville

There are four that are the Navy sailors and their families will most likely look. Nassau County, Duval County, and St Johns county are the most likely, while Clay County may still hold opportunities.
When deciding which area makes the most sense to live in, you'll want to consider the cost of housing, quality of schools, how close you are to things like shopping, the beaches, downtown, or employment opportunities for your spouse or other family member. Each of these areas bring different opportunities. 
To learn more about each of these areas, including information on schools, shopping, or information on the base itself, visit 

Neighborhoods in Nassau County

jacksonville beach homes for saleLocated just south of the Georgia border, the most likely areas to consider in Nassau County are going to be Yulee, Fernandina Beach, and Amelia Island. Fernandia Beach and Amelia Island will require a ferry ride to get to Mayport NAS Jacksonville. Yulee will require a drive around the city, but does provide low cost housing for both rental and home ownership. 

Neighborhoods in Duval County

Duval encompasses the heart of Jacksonville and includes both beach communities and city life. Arlington and Southside will keep you close to the city and shopping. Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, and Jacksonville Beach will give you the beach lifestyle Florida is known for. Mandarin, San Jose, and Bartram are popular suburban areas.

Neighborhoods in St Johns County

moving to mayport jacksonville beachOne of the most rapidly growing areas in Jacksonville, St Johns County will require a commute if you work at Mayport NAS. Top performing schools and luxury amenities in master planned communities still make this a desirable area for many military families. 

Neighborhoods in Clay County

Clay county is located just under Southwest Jacksonville. The primary areas you may consider when moving to NS Mayport are Orange Park, Fleming Island, Lakeside, Green Cove Springs, or Middleburg. While all of these are located a significant distance from the base and require a commute, home prices are lower.
To learn more about each of these areas, including information on schools, shopping, or information on the base itself, visit 

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Finding the right neighborhood when moving to Mayport NAS Jacksonville can seem difficult with such a sprawling city and so many options. Contact our team to find out how we can help you narrow down the choices to find just what's right for you. 904-466-2093.


 Author Bio: Melissa Marro, Home Staging Industry leader, Realtor, and entrepreneur offers a unique perspective on New Home Construction, Resale Residential Real Estate, and Home Staging

For more information on buying or selling in the Fleming Island, Orange Park, or Jacksonville, area, visit or call Melissa Marro (marro.melissa at, Keller Williams First Coast Realty, for more information (904-466-2093).


Comment balloon 1 commentMelissa Marro • May 10 2013 07:25AM


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