South Manchaca Neighborhood Guide


South Manchaca is a low-key, working-class neighborhood with affordable housing and rent, and easy access to shopping, downtown, and major local highways. Lots of families here. Parks and schools are nearby.

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South Manchaca (pronounced "Man-shack") is considered a desirable neighborhood by many because of its convenient location (just a few minutes from downtown, access to highways), family-friendliness (parks and schools in the area), and relative quiet (far enough away from downtown).

South Manchaca is a family community; the majority of residents are in their mid-twenties to mid-forties, own their homes, and are married couples, about half with children. The population is working class and somewhat less ethnically diverse than other neighborhoods close by.

The neighborhood borders Hwy. 71 to the north and offers easy access to the shopping centers, chain stores, and restaurants along the highway. The atmosphere here is peaceful and the neighborhood's location makes it a quick trip to the attractions of central and west Austin.

Garrison Park

Joslin Park

Battle Bend Park

Views From the Street

James Casey St. Green Forest Dr. Fair Oaks Dr.
Emerald Wood Dr. S. Third St. Hwy. 290 and Gillis St.

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Real Estate and Apartments

There are many one-story, two- and three-bedroom houses in this neighborhood. The majority were built in the 1950s to 70s; some in the 80s. Also reasonable rates on apartments.

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Apartments in and near South Manchaca

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