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Living in Old Town Alexandria

Old Town is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Alexandria with 7,894 residents.

Old Town has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Southwest Quadrant, Braddock Road Metro, Old Town North, Northeast Alexandria, Rosemont, Eisenhower East - Carlyle District and Del Ray.

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Walk Score of Old Town, Alexandria, VA

Old Town is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Chart House in Old Town, Alexandria

Chart House

Photo of Market Square in Old Town, Alexandria

Market Square

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Old Town Alexandria.

Old Town is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Alexandria with a Walk Score of 86.

Find apartments in Alexandria's most walkable neighborhoods: Braddock Road Metro, Southwest Quadrant and Old Town North.

Old Town Alexandria Apartments for Rent

View all Old Town apartments on a map.

Rental info for 800 Carlyle in the Old Town area
from $1,499
Studio
Walk Score 64
Rental info for Clayborne Apartments in the Old Town area
from $1,599
Studio
Walk Score 84
Rental info for Riverside in the Old Town area
from $1,364
Studio
Walk Score 37
Rental info for 1111 Belle Pre in the Old Town area
from $1,852
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Heritage at Old Town in the Old Town area
from $1,501
1 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Post Carlyle Square in the Old Town area
from $1,620
Studio
Walk Score 87
Rental info for 610 S. Fayette Street in the Old Town area
$2,850
2 bed
Walk Score 86
Rental info for Heritage at Old Town in the Old Town area
from $1,295
1 bed
Walk Score 93

Old Town Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Old Town to other Alexandria neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

2 Southwest Quadrant 87 61 86 2,918
3 Old Town North 86 64 88 2,012
4 Old Town 86 57 86 7,894
5 Del Ray 79 54 83 11,926
6 Arlandria 76 51 84 3,556

Eating & Drinking

There are about 179 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Old Town.

People in Old Town can walk to an average of 15 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Pat Troy's Restaurant & Pub in Old Town, Alexandria

Pat Troy's Restaurant & Pub

Photo of Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town, 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

Transit Score of Old Town, Alexandria, VA

Old Town has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Old Town Alexandria apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Old Town has good public transportation and about 12 bus, 2 rail and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Old Town on public transit.

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Old Town has about 2 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of Old Town, Alexandria, VA

Old Town is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Capital Bikeshare.

Photo of Alexandria Waterfront in Old Town, Alexandria

Alexandria Waterfront

Photo of Founders Park in Old Town, Alexandria

Founders Park

Photo of Hotel Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel in Old Town, Alexandria

Hotel Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel

Photo of Rowhouses in Old Town, Alexandria

Rowhouses

Photo of Rowhouse with Gaslight Lamp in Old Town, Alexandria

Rowhouse with Gaslight Lamp

Photo of Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House in Old Town, Alexandria

Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House

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

Photo of View Down King Street in Old Town, Alexandria

View Down King Street

Photo of Founders Park in Old Town, Alexandria

Founders Park

Photo of Founders Park, Alexandria VA in Old Town, Alexandria

Founders Park, Alexandria VA

Photo of Market Square, Alexandria VA in Old Town, Alexandria

Market Square, Alexandria VA

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

Adam Johnson
on Alexandria Waterfront

Photo of Hank's Oyster Bar in Old Town, Alexandria

Hank's Oyster Bar

Photo of Pops Old Fashion Ice Cream Co in Old Town, Alexandria

Pops Old Fashion Ice Cream Co

Photo of Fish Market Restaurant in Old Town, Alexandria

Fish Market Restaurant

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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