JACKSON HEIGHTS

neighborhood

Jackson Heights is a highly sought-after neighborhood located within Forest Acres, a small city adjacent to Columbia. It is often referred to as “the College Streets Neighborhood,” since many of the area’s shady streets are named for South Carolina colleges. You’ll find Furman, Erskine and other streets with university names, along with Citadel Park at the center of the neighborhood.

Towering pines and hardwoods line the streets that wind through the neighborhood, and dog-walkers, bicycle riders and families with strollers are a common sight. The neighborhood is popular with young professionals and families, drawn to Jackson Heights for traditional styles and updated homes on large lots. Neighbors know and look out for each other. The neighborhood is zoned for excellent, in-town public schools, with the award-winning and renovated Crayton Middle School located on Clemson Avenue, allowing many students to walk or ride bikes to school.

Jackson Heights is situated near many shopping and dining options, and is just a few miles from downtown Columbia, the University of South Carolina and Fort Jackson. It offers easy access to Interstate 77, the highway that runs between Columbia and Charlotte. The neighborhood is part of the city of Forest Acres, and is bordered by Trenholm Road, Forest Drive and Pen Branch Creek.

JACKSON HEIGHTS

neighborhood

Jackson Heights is a highly sought-after neighborhood located within Forest Acres, a small city adjacent to Columbia. It is often referred to as “the College Streets Neighborhood,” since many of the area’s shady streets are named for South Carolina colleges. You’ll find Furman, Coker, Wofford, Erskine and other streets with university names, along with Citadel Park at the center of the neighborhood.

Towering pines and hardwoods line the streets that wind through the neighborhood, and dog-walkers, bicycle riders and families with strollers are a common sight. The neighborhood is popular with young professionals and families, drawn to Jackson Heights for traditional styles and updated homes on large lots. Neighbors know and look out for each other. The neighborhood is zoned for excellent, in-town public schools, with the award-winning and renovated Crayton Middle School located on Clemson Avenue, allowing many students to walk or ride bikes to school.<

Jackson Heights is situated near many shopping and dining options, and is just a few miles from downtown Columbia, the University of South Carolina and Fort Jackson. It offers easy access to Interstate 77, the highway that runs between Columbia and Charlotte. The neighborhood is part of the city of Forest Acres, and is bordered by Trenholm Road, Forest Drive and Pen Branch Creek.

RECREATION & PARKS

The Jackson Heights neighborhood is home to Citadel Park, a small but well-used park not far from Trenholm Road, with playground equipment, picnic areas and a Little Free Library. It’s common to see a child’s birthday party in full swing on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.

Nearby Trenholm Park is home to a public swimming pool, a community center, gymnasium and ball fields, where Little League baseball and softball action is in full swing each fall and spring.

The Cooper branch of the Richland Library is located close to the neighborhood on Trenholm Road.

FUN FACT

Developed in the 1940s, Jackson Heights is home to mostly brick ranch and bungalow style homes – many of which have been fully renovated and expanded in recent years. These homes offer both the charm and character of older homes, along with the highly desirable upgrades for modern families. The homes are on large lots with expansive backyards, perfect for outdoor entertaining or a friendly game of soccer or football with the neighbors.

RECREATION & PARKS

The Jackson Heights neighborhood is home to Citadel Park, a small but well-used park not far from Trenholm Road, with playground equipment, picnic areas and a Little Free Library. It’s common to see a child’s birthday party in full swing on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.

Nearby Trenholm Park is home to a public swimming pool, a community center, gymnasium and ball fields, where Little League baseball and softball action is in full swing each fall and spring.

The Cooper branch of the Richland Library is located close to the neighborhood on Trenholm Road.

FUN FACT

Developed in the 1940s, Jackson Heights is home to mostly brick ranch and bungalow style homes – many of which have been fully renovated and expanded in recent years. These homes offer both the charm and character of older homes, along with the highly desirable upgrades for modern families. The homes are on large lots with expansive backyards, perfect for outdoor entertaining or a friendly game of soccer or football with the neighbors.

HOME STATS

Developed in the 1940s, Jackson Heights is home to mostly brick ranch and bungalow style homes – many of which have been fully renovated and expanded in recent years. These homes offer both the charm and character of older homes, along with the highly desirable upgrades for modern families. The homes are on large lots with expansive backyards, perfect for outdoor entertaining or a friendly game of soccer or football with the neighbors.

HOME STATS

Developed in the 1940s, Jackson Heights is home to mostly brick ranch and bungalow style homes – many of which have been fully renovated and expanded in recent years. These homes offer both the charm and character of older homes, along with the highly desirable upgrades for modern families. The homes are on large lots with expansive backyards, perfect for outdoor entertaining or a friendly game of soccer or football with the neighbors.

25

Homes for Sale

219

New Listings

179

Homes Sold

$265,735

Average Sales Price

42

Days on Market

97%

List Price to Sales Price Ratio

These numbers are provided by CMLS and collected by The Moore Company for January – October 2020. They were updated on November 11, 2020. The information contained herein is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. 

25

Homes for Sale

219

New Listings

179

Homes Sold

$265,735

Average Sales Price

42

Days on Market

97%

List Price to Sales Price Ratio

These numbers are provided by CMLS and collected by The Moore Company for January – October 2020. They were updated on November 11, 2020. The information contained herein is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. 

NEARBY
AMENITIES

RESTAURANTS & MORE

Jackson Heights is a short walk, drive or bike ride to Trenholm Plaza, a bustling shopping and dining center. Also nearby is Forest Drive, the main thoroughfare through the area and  home to shopping and locally owned neighborhood hangouts along with casual and fine dining. The new Cardinal Crossing on Forest Drive, a mixed-use residential, retail and dining center at the site of the old Cardinal Newman High School, has several local and chain dining options.

NEIGHBORHOODS SCHOOLS

Jackson Heights children attend Forest Lake Elementary, Dent Middle, and Richland Northeast High schools in Richland School District Two. Richland Two also offers 39 public magnet programs for all levels of students at locations around the Northeast Richland County district.

NEED GROCERIES?

The Jackson Heights neighborhood has a wide selection of grocery shopping options. It’s a short walk or drive to Trenholm Plaza, where you’ll find a Publix and Fresh Market. Nearby Forest Drive is home to Lowes Foods and Trader Joe’s, while Whole Foods, Sam’s Club and Walmart are also close by.

NEARBY
AMENITIES

RESTAURANTS & MORE

Jackson Heights is a short walk, drive or bike ride to Trenholm Plaza, a bustling shopping and dining center. Also nearby is Forest Drive, the main thoroughfare through the area and  home to shopping and locally owned neighborhood hangouts along with casual and fine dining. The new Cardinal Crossing on Forest Drive, a mixed-use residential, retail and dining center at the site of the old Cardinal Newman High School, has several local and chain dining options.

NEIGHBORHOODS SCHOOLS

Jackson Heights children attend Forest Lake Elementary, Dent Middle, and Richland Northeast High schools in Richland School District Two. Richland Two also offers 39 public magnet programs for all levels of students at locations around the Northeast Richland County district.

Timmerman School, a private school serving students pre-K through eighth grade, and the Harmony School, a private preschool, kindergarten and elementary school, are also located in Forest Acres

NEED GROCERIES?

The Jackson Heights neighborhood has a wide selection of grocery shopping options. It’s a short walk or drive to Trenholm Plaza, where you’ll find a Publix and Fresh Market. Nearby Forest Drive is home to Lowes Foods and Trader Joe’s, while Whole Foods, Sam’s Club and Walmart are also close by.

EXPLORE THE AREA

Jackson Heights is bordered by Greenrbriar and is located northeast of downtown Columbia, in town of Forest Acres, the City of Columbia and Richland County. Main thoroughfares that run near or through the town include Trenholm Road and Forest Drive. With quick access to downtown Columbia, no wonder residents love this area.

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Jackson Heights on Nextdoor

EXPLORE THE AREA

Jackson Heights is bordered by Greenrbriar and is located northeast of downtown Columbia, in town of Forest Acres, the City of Columbia and Richland County. Main thoroughfares that run near or through the town include Trenholm Road and Forest Drive. With quick access to downtown Columbia, no wonder residents love this area.

LINKS
Jackson Heights on Nextdoor

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