Situated less than one mile from downtown Lubbock, the South Overton neighborhood provides commuters with easy access to the heart of the city. The proximity to Texas Tech University also makes this historic area ideal for students or employees of the university. Condos for rent around the community offer residents a wide array of big city amenities.
Within the confines of South Overton, locals take advantage of the green space proffered by M C Overton Park. Sugar Brown's Coffee on 19th Street provides breakfast, brunch, and a cup of Joe for those in a hurry, while Cast Iron Grill on the same street serves up classic comfort food. Flipper's Tavern on Avenue Q serves classic bar food and cocktails, making it ideal for casual nights out with friends.
Local gamers flock to Mad Hatter's House of Games on Texas Avenue for everything from board games to RPG games, and the shop hosts gaming sessions to add to the community spirit.