Located in Southern Indiana, Jeffersonville is a city that lies just across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky. Jeffersonville is an attractive place to live for those who work in Louisville. Jeffersonville's recent economic expansions, which includes the annexation of some surrounding areas, has helped the city to provide more services to area residents.
The Jeffersonville real estate market offers a wide range of properties. Older neighborhoods and modern housing developments are both found in the area and provide a wealth of options for those seeking to buy a single family unit. There are many high end properties in the area that are situated along the Ohio River, but many more affordable homes are also conveniently located near the river and other desirable areas of town.
The Jeffersonville area is served by the Greater Clark County Schools. Jeffersonville has a number of elementary and middle schools, as well as one public high school. Jeffersonville High School is a regional sports power. Students in Indiana can chose from any school in their school district, allowing parents and students more choice in picking the school that best meets the needs of the student. In addition to the public school system, there are a number of highly regarded private schools in Jeffersonville.
Jeffersonville is linked to Louisville by the New Lincoln Bridge, as well as the Kennedy and George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridges. The new East End Bridge is connecting Southern Indiana and the East End of Louisville allowing for quick commuting between these growing cities. One of the most unique features of the area is the Big Four Pedestrian Bridge that spans the Ohio River. The Big Four Pedestrian Bridge is a former railroad bridge that now serves as a walking and biking bridge. In good weather, the bridge provides a convenient method of traveling between the two cities for those commuting to work, going shopping or simply looking to enjoy the views along the river.