Alexandria Real Estate

Alexandria is one of America's most historical communities. Sitting just across the Potomac from Washington DC, this city of 146,000 was surveyed by George Washington in the 1740s, and named for the prominent Alexander family. It became part of the District of Columbia in 1791, then it was returned to Virginia in 1846, and then occupied by union forces throughout the civil war. Today Alexandria houses many major government offices, including the U.S. patent office. It's a great place to live, whether you're working in Alexandria or need to commute anywhere within the Beltway.

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Alexandria's Schools

Education is this city is administered by the Alexandria City Public Schools system, which operates thirteen elementary schools, two middle schools, a 9th grade school, and a high school for grades 10-12. There are also several well-known private schools such as Commonwealth Academy if that's your preference. All of these schools are great options for your children, receiving high marks from many critics.

Living in Alexandria

This city is full of activities and attractions for you to enjoy. From over 20 miles of hiking trails, to nearly 70 different parks run by the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities, and other parks run by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority such as the Cameron Run Regional Park, there's a lot to do if you love outdoor recreation. Alexandria also organizes several sports leagues for basketball, softball, and other games that allow everyone from children to seniors to participate. These leagues play throughout the year.

There are many attractions and sites that showcase this area's history as well, such as the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Robert E. Lee's boyhood home, D.C's original southern cornerstone, and of course, Washington's home of Mt. Vernon on the southern end of town. There are also many great events that take place in Alexandria year-round, from the King Street Art Festival in early September, to several major events during the holiday season, and several farmer's markets scattered throughout the city to enjoy in warmer months.

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Listing information last updated on April 20th, 2019 at 7:15pm CDT.