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Located along the banks of the Potomac River and six miles from downtown D.C., Alexandria is largely populated by professionals employed by the federal government, the military or private firms contracting with the government.
Often a leading-edge city, in 2005 Alexandria became of the first cities of its size to offer free wireless Internet access to many of its residents. Ranked as a great place to work and live, Alexandria is an interesting combination of neighborhoods.
The historic Old Town is a hot spot for tourists and those seeking lively entertainment at night. The oldest section of the city, Old Town is known for its historic homes, art galleries, antique shops and restaurants. Within Old Town is Market Square, the oldest continuously operating market place in the United States. King Street has historic attractions and a Metro Stop. Visit North Old Town now.
Alexandria’s largest and fastest-growing area, with great restaurants and Fort Ward Park is the West End. The national historic district of Del Ray describes itself as "where Main Street still exists." Cozy and charming, it’s known for multicultural arts, festivals, shops and restaurants. Arlandria is a small neighborhood, popularly known as Chirilagua, with small shops and restaurants catering to an international crowd.
The five offices the United States Patent & Trade Office are located in the Eisenhower Valley area. The Hoffman Town Center, offering restaurants, and a 22-screen movie theater is also located nearby.
A beautiful city with a friendly, vibrant atmosphere, Alexandria is a favorite for those seeking the good life in Northern Virginia.
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