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The historic center of Alexandria is known as "Old Town". With its concentration of boutiques, restaurants, antique shops and theaters, it is a major draw for tourists. Like Old Town, many Alexandria neighborhoods are compact, walkable, high-income suburbs of Washington, D.C. It is the 7th largest and highest-income independent city in Virginia and located along the Potomac only 7 miles south of downtown Washington DC.
The Annandale region is bisected by Accotink Creek, which in Colonial times was a link for ocean-going ships that would load tobacco and other goods where Little River Turnpike - Annandale's oldest road and the first toll road in America crosses it. Today downtown Annandale is also referred to as Koreatown as there are roughly 929 South Korean-owned businesses as of 2006 and 67 South Korean owned restaurants as of July 1, 2010. Annandale's recent population had nearly 50k residing nearby.
Ashburn is a suburban community of Washington DC located in Loudoun County. It has an approximate population of roughly 45,000. and is home to Dulles National Airport. The Ashburn area consists of many major and minor subdivisions such as Ashbrook, Ashburn Farm, Ashburn Village, the Courts and Ridges at Ashburn, Belmont Greene, Belmont Country Club, Brambleton and the Village of Waxpool.
Bethesda is often associated with its neighboring communities, Potomac, Maryland, Chevy Chase, Maryland, Great Falls, Virginia, and McLean, Virginia for their similar demographics. In April 2009, Forbes ranked Bethesda second on its list of "America's Most Livable Cities." Bethesda is a very wealthy and well-educated area. According to the 2000 Census, Bethesda was the best-educated city in the United States of America with a population of 50,000 or more. Walter Reed and NIH are located here.
The majority of the Bristow Area was previously part of the Linton's Ford plantation, owned by the Linton family from the 18th century. Located in Prince William County Bristow has had a population boom since 2000. The area is mostly upper-middle-class residential managed communities including Braemar, Bridlewood, Bridlewood Manor, Brookside, Crossman Creek, Foxborough, Kingsbrooke, New Bristow Village, Lanier Farms, Saybrooke, Sheffield Manor, Amberleigh Station, and Victory Lakes.
A suburban community located in Fairfax County, Burke has a population of nearly 60,000. One of the largest developments in Burke is Burke Centre, a 1,700-acre (690 ha) planned community, which is divided into five subcommunities, The Commons, The Landings, The Oaks, The Ponds and The Woods. Other communities in the Burke area include Rolling Valley West, Burke Village I & II, Lakepointe, Longwood Knolls, Burke Lake Meadows, Edgewater, Lake Braddock, Signal Hill, Crownleigh, and Cherry Run.
In 1943, Centreville was so small that a state map book individually, indicated each building in the town. In more recent times, Centreville has become a suburb of Washington, D.C. Growth occurred in the late 90s and early 2000s due the influx of technology companies and the ever-increasing area of the Washington, D.C. suburbs. Centreville is today a typical wealthy American suburb, composed of luxury townhomes, high-end supermarkets, strip malls, movie theaters & larger housing developments.
The six-square-mile jurisdiction in the heart of Northern Virginia was founded in 1805 as the Town of Providence. The City of Fairfax was established as the independent city in 1961. Nestled in the suburban expanse of the Washington DC, the City of Fairfax with its hallmark landscaped and leafy street medians, is an oasis, unique and brimming with vitality that recently has been recognized by Forbes as one of the top three places to live in the nation.
Haymarket is historically known as a "Crossroads" due to the Old Carolina Road and North Branch of Dumfries Road having been utilized as trade routes. Gainesville was once a changing point for stagecoach horses on the Fauquier & Alexandria Turnpike. Both towns have grown rapidly over the past several years, but offer the comfort of a small Town, while having the amenities of a larger municipality. The new Gateway Plaza recently opened is provides numerous shopping, art and restaurant options.
Originally part of the rural surroundings of the Washington, D.C. area, the town of Herndon developed into a hub of dairy farming and vacationing for area residents, aided by its presence along the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad (later to become the Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Railroad).When the railroad was converted into a hike-and-bike trail, Herndon capitalized on history and small-town feel. Today Herndon is a suburban suburban DC community with roughly 25,000 residents.
The renaissance in Logan Circle, underway since at least 1995, is nearing completion. When Whole Foods Market debuted on the 1400 block of P Street in 2011 it catalyzed a reinvigoration, begun circa 1995, and not seen in the neighborhood since the building boom of the late 19th century. Over the past several years, hundreds of units of new housing have sprouted up, dozens of new restaurants have opened in the14th and P Street corridors, and has become an arts & reatil hub for the metro area.
Mosaic elevates the community experience to a new standard by creating a vibrant, sophisticated environment that connects families and friends together. This unique district is created through a hand-selected mix of retailers & restaurants, intelligent urban design and our passion for enabling authentic community engagement. Mosaic brings all of these together to create Washington D.C.’s most innovative retail & entertainment community.
An internationally known planned community founded in 1964, it was built with the goal of revolutionizing post–World War II concepts of land use and residential/corporate development in suburban America.The Reston Town Center is home to many businesses, with high and low-rise commercial buildings that are home to shops, restaurants, offices, a cinema, and a hotel. In 2012, Reston was ranked 7th in the Best Place to Live in America by CNN Money Magazine.
Rockville, along with neighboring Gaithersburg and Bethesda, is at the core of the Interstate 270 Technology Corridor which is home to numerous software and biotechnology companies as well as several federal government institutions. The city also has several upscale regional shopping centers and is one of the major retail hubs in Montgomery County. The Music Center at Strathmore, an arts and theater center, opened in February 2005 and is presently the second home of the Baltimore Symphony.
Arlington is headquarters to many departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States, including the Department of Defense (DoD) at the Pentagon, DEA, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). It is also home to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. It is located across the river and just minutes from Washington DC.
Springfield was founded in 1847 around the Orange and Alexandria Railroad's Daingerfield Station; this is today the Backlick Road Virginia Railway Express station, located off Backlick Road. Springfield remained a rural crossroads until 1946, when realtor Edward Carr decided to subdivide the area for suburban development. Springfield became a major retail destination with the opening of the Springfield Mall (now Springfield Town Center) and is located only 12 miles from Washington DC.
Named on of the best small towns in America, Vienna has something for everyone. It is home to Tyson's Corner (a major shopping destination), Wolf Trap (cultural, education and music venue), and quaint shops and charming homes. Take a stroll down tree-lined Historic Church Street, or take a leisurely drive through Vienna's Historic District, including Windover Avenue via Pleasant Street.
Home the the US federal government, Washington DC is not only the nations capital but is the anchor for both Northern VA and the surrounding MD counties. DC is made up of numerous small communities such as Glover Park, Georgetown, Logan Circle, Capitol Hill, Adams Morgan, Mt. Pleasant, Navy Yard and many more. There is always something to do in DC from touring monuments, museums or taking advantage of one of the many parks.