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Ranked 1st best city in Virginia

"West McLean!= Norman Rockwell Perfect!"

- movetomcleannow
After living personally in West McLean for over 15 years it is clear that this is the best neighborhood in McLean. It is a mix of older 1940's built capes and New homes that blend well and make for ch...
38.9522040029607 -77.1738420687433


Ranked 2nd best city in Virginia

"Great Street in Northern Virginia Neighborhood "

- Smith7
Light Infantry is in the Signal Hill neighborhood of Burke. It is a great neighborhood lined with trees and located close to Washington DC. Many people in the neighborhood commute into DC each day usi...
38.7770078112313 -77.2600748399276


Ranked 3rd best city in Virginia

"Gettin around Arlington and the Washington Metropolitan area..."

- rajahdrags
About Arlington's Urban Villages (http://www.commuterpage.com/ART/villages/index.htm) Arlington Transit Options Map (PDF, 1.3 MB) (http://www.commuterpage.com/ART/pdf/ARLCO_TRANSIT_80910.pdf) Co...
38.8850013363204 -77.0728118512716


Ranked 4th best city in Virginia

"Beautiful Homes, Gorgeous Lawns, Incredibly Friendly Neighbo..."

- RegB1
Hidden in the Hills between Old Town and 395, North Ridge is a family friendly, commuter's dream neighborhood. Mansion Drive rises up one of the hills and is a perfect evironment for professionals wi...
38.8243100662442 -77.0744387421676


Ranked 5th best city in Virginia

"Quiet and peaceful"

- MaryE1
Safe as can be. Midlothian corridor looks sketchy but Carnation St is quiet and great location next to the hospitals. Nothing convenient for fancy dining but the Chipotle and Starbucks are close by....
37.5243181985413 -77.4653928675415


Ranked 6th best city in Virginia

"Up and coming area which is already up and came!"

- judyz
I live in Lafayette Winona and was from out of town when I moved here, not knowing anything about the area. I bought a redone 1911 house which is beautiful complete with pool, bar, hot tub, 2 car imm...
36.8644458924838 -76.2246894010004
Ranked 7th best city in Virginia

"Living in Virginia Beach"

- homesandfood
Located in the southeastern section of Virginia, Virginia Beach is the most populated city in the state with numbers approaching 450,000. The city is best known as a resort with it's 38 miles of shore...
36.7780233736796 -76.1274892510414

Unranked Cities



"Good place to live, rent or buy, especially for a family"

- Noelohwell
Appomattox is of course where surrender of the Civil War was signed. The city itself has a small population, around 1700. However, the county has a population of approximately 20,000. The schools h...
37.3589844141317 -78.8281994848474

Belle Haven


"Quiet and relaxing"

- psh123
Beautiful street, quiet cool the sac
38.7773038598849 -77.0637517077422

Bon Air


"Quite Neighborhood Street, Great for Kids and Family"

- GregM
Fillmore Circle is tucked away in a quite neighborhood developed during the mid-1960s. The street is clean and green with mature trees and homeowners that take pride in their yards. The local Bon...
37.5200976525219 -77.5656663256399

"More Downtown Mall Activities"

- SuzyQ
West Main Street is the end of the Historic Downtown Pedestrian Mall, close to where the road opens up again to vehicular traffic. At this end of the Pedestrian Mall, you’ll find the Regal Cinema 6 T...
38.0340687219496 -78.490818341117

"Great place to raise your kids!"

- TylerMcCann
I grew up in Centerville Farms. It is the type of neighborhood where kids play in the streets and enjoy the summer days outside. It's a place where children grow up together. I'm 27 and still talk to...
36.7744669929862 -76.3054173811336



"Beautiful Old Town Clifton"

- KristinB
This is the town where I was born - a tiny, historic community only thirty miles from Washington D.C. With only 200 citizens, Clifton was founded in 1771. Many of the original buildings and houses sti...
38.7800567609757 -77.3875703900175

Dale City


"Perfect Location"

- Militarynewhome
County Center Area in Woodbridge is the "Perfect Location". You have a choice of Town Homes, Condo's, Single Family homes and even apartments. The main governent office are just across the street and...
38.6466099812 -77.3470870354349

Falls Church


"Little street, little city"

- EllisonSt
Ellison St. is an excellent place to live. Very close to everything, right on the bikepath, and walking distance to most everything in the city.
38.8823359624352 -77.1746978440678



"Forest- wealthy people, small town."

- NT09
Forest is in that awkward category between the middle of nowhere and an actual town. There is little to no shopping in Forest (except Goodwill and a few local boutiques), and if you need to buy clothe...
37.3774206424353 -79.2936331248584

Fort Hunt


"Great place for a family right by the river."

- bwartley
This street is very quiet and safe located on the Potomac river and close to George Washington's estate Mount Vernon. I have a friend who lives here so I've visited on occasion and every time I go th...
38.7304818127957 -77.0635482396664



"Convenient Townhouse Community"

- Smith7
Hydrangea Drive is in a townhouse community. It is a mixture of resident-owned and rental townhouses. Each townhouse has a parking spot and there s usually enough parking. There are two metro stops...
38.7593638671629 -77.1305589396738



"Good Street. Good Neighborhood. Good Livin'"

- spydrlink
Overall, the area we live in is relatively quite and the people in the neighborhood are friendly and fun. Kids are always having a good time on the street and majority of neighbors are respectful of o...
38.801636812325 -77.6156731435109

Glen Allen


"Glen Allen, Virginia"

- RLayne
Lot of nice, well-kept parks to choose from. Plenty of shopping, restaurants and grocery stores. Quiet and peaceful with an apparent sense of pride of ownership throughout the neighborhoods, as well a...
37.6727859692859 -77.47989784554
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