Milwood is bordered with roads that allow for access to Downtown Austin and many employers in North Austin: IBM, the J.J. Pickle Research Laboratory, Google, Oracle, St David’s North Austin Medical Center, National Instruments and many more. The neighborhood is conveniently located near loads of all kinds of shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. Milwood has a number of parks, including the large Balcones District Park which offers a pool, nature trails and tennis and basketball courts. Yett Creek Neighborhood Park is 40 acres with a walking trail and Rattan Creek Park has sports courts, covered pavilions and a swimming a pool. There are wonderful walking trails in and around Milwood.
Residents can join the Milwood Neighborhood Association for a small annual dues donation, view their Facebook page here. The association holds events throughout the year, a neighborhood garage sale, a park cleanup, and a 4th of July celebration. The Association’s website contains information on upcoming events, the Neighborhood Watch, area amenities and a calendar.
Students in the 78727 zip code section of Milwood attend these AISD Schools: Summit Elementary, Murchison Middle School and Anderson High School. Depending on the address, students in the 78729 zip code might attend one of these RRISD Elementary schools: Claude Berkman, Jollyville Elementary, Live Oak or Pond Springs or one of these Middle School; CD Fulkes, Canyon Vista or Deer Park or one of these High Schools Cedar Ridge, McNeil or Stony Point