Alexandria City of Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria: Independent city in Virginia, United States

About

Alexandria is a city located in the county of City of Alexandria in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 139,966 and a population density of 3,490 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 158,726 inhabitants.

The city was created 273 years ago in 1748.

Alexandria Quick Facts

Population : 158,726 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Alexandria
Head of government : Mayor of Alexandria, Virginia
Postal code : 22302, 22305, 22311, 22312, 22304, 22206, 22301, 22314
Phone Area Codes : 571, 703
Area : 40.1 km2
Official name : Alexandria
Official language : English
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1749 (273 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:51:42 (24th May 2022)
Density : 3,958 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.82% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Alexandria is located at 38°48'17"N 77°2'49"W (38.8048400, -77.0469200). It has 4 neighbors: District of Columbia, Prince George s County, Arlington and Fairfax County.

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Alexandria has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Alexandria increased by 11.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2007 140,024 -
2010 139,966 -0.04% census
2011 144,219 2.95% estimation process
2012 147,291 2.09% estimation process
2013 149,637 1.57% estimation process
2014 151,375 1.15% estimation process
2015 153,654 1.48% estimation process
2016 156,698 1.94% estimation process
2017 159,215 1.58% estimation process
2018 159,069 -0.09% estimation process
2019 159,428 0.23% estimation process
2020 158,726 -0.44% estimation process

Alexandria zip code is 22301. County name: Alexandria, County fips: 51510

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Best Things to Do in Alexandria

1 Old Town Alexandria Waterfront

Rating: 4.8 (1491)

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Old Town Alexandria Waterfront

2 Huntley Meadows Park

Rating: 4.7 (1380)

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Huntley Meadows Park

3 Founders Park

Rating: 4.7 (1316)

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Founders Park

4 The George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Rating: 4.6 (1202)

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The George Washington Masonic National Memorial

5 Waterfront Park

Rating: 4.7 (1107)

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Waterfront Park

Where ot Eat in Alexandria

1 Chart House

Rating: 4.3 (2583)

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Chart House

2 Red Lobster

Rating: 3.9 (1696)

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Red Lobster

3 Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

Rating: 4.3 (1501)

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Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

4 Denny's

Rating: 3.9 (1452)

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Denny's

5 Chili's Grill & Bar

Rating: 3.9 (1371)

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Chili's Grill & Bar

Where to Stay in Alexandria

1 Hilton Alexandria Mark Center

Rating: 4 (2222)

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Hilton Alexandria Mark Center

2 Embassy Suites by Hilton Alexandria Old Town

Rating: 4.4 (1622)

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3 The Westin Alexandria Old Town

Rating: 4.4 (1278)

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The Westin Alexandria Old Town

4 The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection

Rating: 4.3 (1179)

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The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection

5 Club Wyndham Old Town Alexandria

Rating: 4.4 (820)

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Club Wyndham Old Town Alexandria

Other Places in Alexandria

1 Alexandria City Hall

Rating: 4.4 (55)

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Alexandria City Hall

2 Alexandria Finance Department

Rating: 3.5 (8)

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Alexandria Finance Department

3 USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Rating: 2.3 (3)

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4 Alexandria City Council

Rating: 3.7 (3)

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Alexandria City Council

5 Department of Defense Education Activity

Rating: 4 (1)

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6 Alexandria Engineering

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7 Alexandria Taxpayer Assistance

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8 Alexandria Management & Bdgt

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People born in Alexandria (200)

People born in Alexandria, including politician Cuthbert Powell, politician George W. Summers, actor Zachary Knighton, .

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Schools in Alexandria

College & universities near Alexandria, VA

Code Name City ZIP
482653 DeVry University-Virginia Arlington (VA) 22202
460871 Chamberlain University-Virginia Arlington (VA) 22202
427894 CET-Alexandria Alexandria (VA) 22312
436030 Hair Academy II Hillcrest Heights (MD) 20748-1401
486424 Saint Michael College of Allied Health Alexandria (VA) 22309-2348

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Alexandria, VA

Code Name Address Type
ALX Union Station 110 Callahan Drive RAIL
WAS Washington Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave NE RAIL
LOR Lorton station 8006 Lorton Road RAIL
BCV Burke Centre 10399 Premier Court RAIL
NCR New Carrollton station 4300 Garden City Drive RAIL

Post offices near Alexandria

Post Office Name City ZIP
George Mason Post Office Alexandria (VA) 22320
Alexandria Post Office Alexandria (VA) 22314
Memorial Annex Post Office Alexandria (VA) 22314
Potoma Post Office Alexandria (VA) 22301
Naval Research Laboratory Post Office Washington (DC) 20375

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Other cities in City of Alexandria

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in City of Alexandria , VA.

City Name Population Title
Wakefield 805 City in Sussex County, Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Alexandria distances to largest Virginia cities