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Living in Alexandria

Alexandria has an average Walk Score of 61 with 139,966 residents.

Alexandria does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Alexandria neighborhoods are King St. Metro/Eisenhower Ave., Old Town and Braddock Road Metro.

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Walk Score of Alexandria, VA

Alexandria is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Founders Park

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Tide Lock Park

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Alexandria.

Alexandria Neighborhoods

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Population

1 King St. Metro/Eisenhower Ave. 93 - 63 619
2 Old Town 86 - 61 7,345
3 Braddock Road Metro 85 - 64 4,961
4 Old Town North 84 - 62 2,109
5 Southwest Quadrant 83 - 61 2,877
6 Northeast 74 - 61 1,923
7 Potomac West 74 - 65 22,604
8 Eisenhower East 70 - 57 3,719
9 Fairlington/Bradlee 67 - 58 707
10 Landmark/Van Dom 66 - 38 24,438
11 Potomac Yard/Potomac Greens 55 - 52 1,755
12 Taylor Run 54 - 41 5,564
13 Alexandria Wrest 49 - 37 28,412
14 North Ridge/Rosemont 47 - 49 11,450
15 Seminary Hill 44 - 35 21,451
16 King St Metro/Eisenhower Ave 38 - 44 609

Eating & Drinking

There are about 451 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Alexandria.

People in Alexandria can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Pat Troy's Restaurant & Pub

Photo of Gadsby's Tavern in Alexandria

Gadsby's Tavern

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thumbnail for Chart HouseWhether dining al fresco or indoors, sweeping views of the Potomac complement tasty meals.

Adam Johnson
on Chart House

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Alexandria has about 25 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

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Del Ray Variety

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Los Tios Grill

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Del Ray Café

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Bike Score of Alexandria, VA

Alexandria is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Capital Bikeshare.

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Oronoco Bay Park

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Hotel Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel

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Rowhouses

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Rowhouse with Gaslight Lamp

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Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House

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View Down King Street

thumbnail for Market SquareThe beautiful architecture and fountains of Market Square are the backdrop to City Hall and a weekly farmer's market.

Adam Johnson
on Market Square

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Founders Park

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Tide Lock Park

Photo of Nannie J Lee Memorial Recreation Center in Alexandria

Nannie J Lee Memorial Recreation Center

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Kelly Cares Miracle Field

thumbnail for Alexandria WaterfrontKing Street ends at the Potomac River, where street performers mingle with sailboat owners.

Adam Johnson
on Alexandria Waterfront

Alexandria is Talking About...

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Photo of Houses along Fayette and Gibbon Streets in Alexandria

Houses along Fayette and Gibbon Streets

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Jefferson Street Substation

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Founders Park, Alexandria VA

thumbnail for Founders ParkLocated right on the Potomac River, Founders Park always features a healthy mix of picnickers, families, and big drooly dogs.

Adam Johnson
on Founders Park

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