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About Alexandria

The beautiful city of Alexandria, Virginia sits just a stone’s throw away from our nation’s capital but is often seen as a completely different world from the hustle and bustle of city life. Alexandria is bordered by the Potomac River, Arlington County, and Fairfax County. Named for Captain Philip Alexander II’s family the city has grown into one of the most profitable and desirable cities in the area. One of the biggest draws to Alexandria is the perfectly preserved historic district known as Old Town. Living in or near the city gives you access to such a wide variety of activities that you’ll never run out of things to do or places to explore.

Being bordered by the Potomac gives Alexandria an added bonus on the things-to-do list. If you’re looking to get out and explore on two wheels or two legs then the Mount Vernon Trail is your ideal destination. Stretching almost 18 miles along the waterfront, the trail is a great way to see the sights of Alexandria as well as its beautiful waterfront. When the weather outside is great then hop aboard a water taxi by way of the Potomac Riverboat Company to visit historic locations or just take in the sights with a fun boat cruise. Dining by the waterfront can cap off your day in Alexandria the right way. Every member of the family is welcomed in Alexandria – even your four legged friends.

If you’re looking to move to Alexandria then rest assured you won’t be disappointed with its offerings. For families with kids the Alexandria City Public School system, known as ACPS, is one of the most diverse in the country. The library system is widely used by the public as well. Getting around the area is simplified with a bus and rail system, as well as the infamous King Street Trolley. The park system of Alexandria is beautifully maintained to give residents places to get outside no matter what the season is.

Elementary Schools

John Adams

Charles Barrett

Patrick Henry


Cora Kelly


Douglas MacArthur

George Mason


Mount Vernon

James K. Polk

William Ramsay

Samuel W. Tucker


Middle School

Francis C. Hammond
George Washington

High School

T.C. Williams High School

Local Restaurants

Jackson 20
Bilbo Baggins Restaurant
Magnolia’s on King
Ramparts Tavern
Blackwall Hitch
Union Street Public House
219 Restaurant


Inova Alexandria Hospital
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

  • Alexandria Schools