Our Neighborhood Links
Alcova Citizens Association
Arlington Neighborhood Pages
Alcova Heights is the neighborhood immediately to our east between Glebe Road, George Mason Drive, Arlington Boulevard and
Columbia Pike. It was orignially named for ALexandria COunty VA, which was Arlington County's name prior to 1920.
The neighborhood to our west lying on both sides of Arlington Boulevard where Lubber
Run and Park Drive cross.
The neighborhood bounded by Glebe Road, Arlington Boulevard, Walter Reed Drive and Columbia Pike.
A humungous page with lots and lots of good photographs, newsletters, park plans and more.
Another Arlington neighborhood, but their page goes well beyond the usual neighborhood
coverage and features a virtual encyclopedia of Arlington info, including Civic Federation
stuff and extensive texts of documents.
The Barcroft School and Civic League
Arlington's first neighborhood home page came up in February of 1995. On it you will find
Barcroft events, history, issues, press coverage and a description of the Barcroft Community
House, built in 1908.
Bluemont Civic Association
Bluemont is the neighborhood west of Ballston mall, centered around the intersection of Wilson
Boulevard and George Mason Drive. They have a nice page that is particularly good for the
latest on I-66 issues.
The Cherrydale page
Cherrydale is one of Arlington's oldest neighborhoods, between Lee Highway and I-66, Spout Run
and up the hill past Quincy Street. Their Web site is maintained by Joe Hood.
Columbia Forest Civic Association.
Located between Columbia Pike and George Mason Drive, Four Mile Run and Jefferson Street. Revamped in 2001, with great things coming.
Douglas Park Civic Association.
Fairlington Citizens Association.
Fairlington is the neighborhood of townhouses constructed during World War II, located astride I-395 at Shirlington. It has seven villages, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmark Register.
The Glencarlyn page
One of Arlington's oldest neighborhoods, Glencarlyn is located in South Arlington between Four Mile Run and Carlin Springs
Road, Arlington Boulevard and Long Branch. This is the
home page of the Glencarlyn Citizens Association. Nice graphical interface, and some good
photos help to give a sense of the neighborhood.
Donaldson Run Civic Association
A North Arlington neighborhood along the Potomac with a very nice Web page.
Lyon Village Citizens' Association
Lyon Village is located between Rosslyn and Kirkwood Road, and between Lee Highway and Wilson Boulevard.
Their page is a treat, with more features and slicker
presentation than the rest of us. You can enter a want ad, or a meeting notice, and it is
automatically posted. But is has ads, too. Worth a look.
Rock Spring Civic
Arlington's third neighborhood page came up in May, 1997. It has all of the Rock Spring newsletters.
Waverly Hills Civic Association
Waverly Hills is a North Arlington neighborhood between Glebe Road and N. Utah Street and between I-66 and
Lee Highway. Their page has striking graphics, including original use of a Waverly Hills satellite photo for their
background graphic. Worth a visit for that alone.
Waycroft-Woodlawn Civic Association
A North Arlington neighborhood bounded roughly by Glebe, George Mason, I-66 and 17th St. N.
As their Web page puts it, "its well-deserved moniker as the "Garden Spot of Arlington" stems
from a unique, almost magical atmosphere created by a plethora of towering trees, abundance
of natural wildlife, and wide variety of established flora and fauna."
Williamsburg Civic Association
Williamsburg is in Arlington's northwest corner, centered around the area where Williamsburg Boulevard meets Sycamore, Great Falls Road and N. Powhatan St. It includes Minor Hill Park and Nottingham Elementary School. For boundaries, see the map on their site.
The Arlington County Civic Federation
A Few Arlington Organizations
A fabulous Web page whose style will be familiar. The Federation is the umbrella organization of Arlington's civic associations, both neighborhoods and functional organizations. It was formed in 1913, with a Barcrofter as its first president. Look for the Civic Calendar,
listing civic events all over the County.
American Association of University Women
AAUW has had an Arlington chapter for a long time, and is well-known here.
The Arlington Coalition for Sensible Transportation
An Arlington group concerned about plans for widening I-66 and related transportation and ecological
issues. Their page has the latest info on their research, a calendar of upcoming meetings, contacts and more.
Arlington's organized dog owners, with a unique and fun to visit Web page featuring . . . dogs!
Arlington Heritage Alliance
AHA was founded in 1989 to promote the preservation and creative use of sites of historic, architectural,
natural, and cultural resources with local and/or national significance within Arlington County.
Arlington Historical Society
Preserving Arlington's rich history by operating a museum, maintaining a historic colonial
home, publishing a journal of articles on Arlington's history, lobbying for historic preservation efforts,
holding monthly meetings on topics of interest related to Arlington history and more.
(formerly Arlington Housing Corporation) Concerned with housing issues in Arlington County,
particularly the availability of affordable housing.
Our friends the Third District
The Columbia Pike
Barcroft's Main Street, the organization that is boosting The Pike to a new level.
The Columbia Pike
Info on the big transit project that will bring trolleys to the Pike.
Our Savior Lutheran Church
One of our neighborhood churches, with its own school. Our Savior has demonstrated its
neighborhood sensitivity over the years. Their new Web page is a beauty!
The Arlington County
The County's Web page is a real asset for the community.
Arlington County Library
Libraries have a future, and it's on the Web!
The Arlington Sun Gazette
A local newspaper with lots of local stories on line and a good feel for what's happening in Arlington.
Arlingtonians for a Better County
independent political organization formed in 1955 to elect County board members committed to
good schools, and good government."
The Arlington County Extension Office
Virginia Cooperative Extension, Arlington County Office, is an educational outreach program of Virginia
Tech and Virginia State Universities. They offer programs in 4-H Youth Development, Environmental
Horticulture, and Family and Consumer Sciences.
Most schools in Arlington have a page somewhere. Here we have only a few of the links.
Barcroft Elementary School
Our own neighborhood school since 1908!
Kenmore Middle School
Barcroft's home middle school.
The Thomas Jefferson Middle School page
A great school page. Changes daily.
This page was revised on: October 17, 2012.