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Area of Interest Website Description
Amenities
Alexandria Points of Interest www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g30226-Activities-Alexandria_Virginia.html Alexandria Points of Interest from Trip Advisor
Assessments
Alexandria Real Estate Assessment alexandriava.gov/realestate/ Each year, the Department of Real Estate Assessments appraises each parcel of real estate in the City to assess its estimated fair market value.
City Descriptions
Alexandria Homepage alexandriava.gov/ Alexandria, VA Homepage
Alexandria Neighborhoods www.visitalexandriava.com/plan/neighborhoods/ Alexandria, VA Neighborhoods
Comprehensive Mapping
Alexandria GIS & Maps alexandriava.gov/GIS The purpose of this site is educate the public about Alexandria’s GIS technology. The GIS team strives to bring together accurate, up to date, geographic information in an easy to use format and increase the efficiency of City government.
Crime
Alexandria Crime Report Search apps.alexandriava.gov/CrimeReport/ Use the Select Criteria area to specify a date range, block range or street name for the Crime Reports you are interested in retrieving.
Alexandria Police Department alexandriava.gov/Police The mission of the Alexandria Police Department is to provide competent, courteous, professional and community oriented police services.
Alexandria, VA Crime Mapping www.alexandriava.gov/police/info/default.aspx?id=17030 The RAIDSONLINE.com Web site was developed to help citizens visualize and understand crime in their communities. Since 2002, the Alexandria Police Department has provided searchable online crime data through the City’s online crime search engine. Through a partnership with RAIDSONLINE.com, citizens can now query and view Alexandria crime data using an online Geographic Information System (GIS). Using RAIDSONLINE.com, crime data is standardized so that citizens can view data across jurisdictional boundaries. It also allows citizens to view crime for an entire region, neighborhood or block.
National Crime Mapping raidsonline.com/ The RAIDSONLINE.com Web site was developed to help citizens visualize and understand crime in their communities.
National Crime Tracking www.crimereports.com/ CrimeReports works with law-enforcement agencies to help reduce, prevent and solve crime by enabling officials to easily dialog with citizens. They offer a public crime map, alert messaging, anonymous tipping and data analytics.
National Sex Offender Registry www.nsopw.gov The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice, is a cooperative effort between jurisdictions hosting public sex offender registries and the federal government and is offered free of charge to the public.
Virginia Sex Offender Registry sex-offender.vsp.virginia.gov/sor/ The registry, including the Public Notification Database, is based on the Virginia General Assembly’s decision to facilitate access to publicly-available information about persons convicted of specified violent and sexual offenses./td>
Virginia State Police www.vsp.state.va.us/ Virginia State Police Website
Demographics
Alexandria Statistics and Demographics www.alexandriava.gov/Demographics Alexandria Demographics
American Fact Finder factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/newsandnotes_listing.xhtml American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Congressional District Map www.govtrack.us/congress/members GovTrack.us is a tool by Civic Impulse, LLC to help the public research and track the activities in the U.S. Congress, promoting and innovating government transparency and civic education through novel uses of technology.
Congressional Representatives www.house.gov/representatives/find/ This service will assist you by matching your ZIP code to your congressional district, with links to your member’s website and contact page.
Zip Code Demographics www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry Type in a ZIP Code to see demographic and lifestyle information about a specific neighborhood.
Economics
Alexandria Chamber of Commerce www.alexchamber.com/ We are one of the largest chambers in the Greater Washington region, with 850 professional business members and partners employing more than 49,000 people region-wide.
Northern Virginia Regional Commission www.novaregion.org/ The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is a regional council of fourteen member local governments in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington DC.
Zip Code Business Patterns factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk US Census Business Patterns. You need to enter a location.
Education
Alexandria City Public Schools www.acps.k12.va.us/ Alexandria, VA Public Schools
Alexandria Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools www.citytowninfo.com/places/virginia/alexandria/colleges CityTownInfo is dedicated to providing detailed reference source for information on US cities and towns, as well as careers and education in the US.
Alexandria School Attendance Zone Locator www.acps.k12.va.us/Page/348 Children are assigned to a neighborhood school based on their home address. An attendance zone map (16MB PDF) is available to provide a general overview of elementary school attendance zones, but should not be used to make a determination for specific street addresses. To determine your child’s neighborhood school, please use the searchable Attendance Zone Locator (WebQuery).
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/ The National Center for Education Statistics provides clear, complete information about NCES’ mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities.
Virginia Department of Education School Report Card www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/school_report_card/index.shtml Online report cards provide detailed information on student achievement by subject and grade level. Report cards also provide data on other key indicators of school quality.
Virginia School Locator www.schooldigger.com/go/VA/ Find a school in Virginia.
Emergency Management
Alexandria City Department of Communication and Public Information www.alexandriava.gov/Communications The City’s eNews service lets you sign up to receive vital emergency alerts and information on more than 100 topics.
Alexandria City Office of Emergency Management www.alexandriava.gov/EmergencyManagement The Office of Emergency Management, which coordinates the City’s processes of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery from man-made and natural disasters, is based in the Alexandria Fire Department.
Alexandria Fire Department alexandriava.gov/Fire The Alexandria Fire Department holds a special place in the history of The City of Alexandria. Founded in 1774, it counts George Washington among its early members. The first paid professional firefighters were hired in 1855.
FEMA www.fema.gov/ FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
FEMA Disaster Declarations www.fema.gov/disasters/ FEMA Declared Disasters by Year or State
Northern Virginia Region Suburban Homeless Shelter List www.novaregion.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1452 Northern Virginia Region Suburban Homeless Shelter List
Virginia Department of Emergency Management www.vaemergency.com/ The Virginia Department of Emergency Management works with local government, state and federal agencies and voluntary organizations to provide resources and expertise through the four phases of emergency management.
Groups
Alexandria Churches alexandriava.areaconnect.com/churches.htm AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
Alexandria Civic Associations www.manta.com/mb_55_F028102S_M5C/civic_associations/alexandria_va Manta provides free company profiles & company information on U.S. and International companies, including market research reports and business news.
Alexandria Fraternal Organizations www.manta.com/mb_55_F028105K_LP3/fraternal_associations/alexandria_va Manta provides free company profiles & company information on U.S. and International companies, including market research reports and business news.
Alexandria Homeowner Associations www.manta.com/mb_55_F02810DY_LP3/homeowners_association/alexandria_va Manta provides free company profiles & company information on U.S. and International companies, including market research reports and business news.
Alexandria Youth Associations www.manta.com/mb_55_F028105K_M5C/youth_associations/alexandria_va Manta provides free company profiles & company information on U.S. and International companies, including market research reports and business news.
Health
Alexandria City Health Department alexandriava.gov/health/ Alexandria City Health Department
Virginia Health Opportunity Index www.vdh.virginia.gov/health-equity/virginia-health-opportunity-index-hoi/ Virginia Department of Health identifies health inequities and their root causes and promote equitable opportunities to be healthy.
Virginia Health Statistics www.vdh.virginia.gov/sitesearch/?q=health+statistics Virginia Department of Health identifies health inequities and their root causes and promote equitable opportunities to be healthy.
Installations
Military Installations Information www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0 Military Installations
Man-Made Hazards
Superfund Sites www.epa.gov/reg3hwmd/super/va.htm A Superfund site is an uncontrolled or abandoned place where hazardous waste is located. Sites are listed on the National Priorities List.
Toxic Release Sites www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program myRTK is an EPA website designed to display nearby facilities regulated under federal environmental laws for any address. Facility reports provide summaries of chemical/pollutant releases, chemical effects, and compliance history.
Moving
Moving Tips www.military.com/spouse/military-relocation/pcs-moves/military-spouse-and-family-moves-101-pcs.html Military Moving Tips
Natural Hazards
Alexandria, VA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes www.usa.com/alexandria-va-natural-disasters-extremes.htm Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes from USA.com
FEMA Flood Zones msc.fema.gov/portal The map associated with the property of interest shown using the Map Search feature will not “exactly” pinpoint the address on the flood map. If you require assistance with this tool, please contact the MSC Customer Service Department at (877) 336-2627.
Northern Virginia Hazard Mitigation Plan alexandriava.gov/fire/info/default.aspx?id=49926 Hazard mitigation is sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and their property from hazards.
Nearby Sales Estimates
Nearby Sales Estimates www.zillow.com/ Zillow analyzes real estate information on millions of homes for sale across the United States and calculates home values (Zestimates) and the Zillow Home Value Price Index.
Open Spaces and Other Protected Areas
Alexandria Parks & Recreation alexandriava.gov/recreation/info/default.aspx?id=12342 Alexandria, VA Parks & Recreation.
National Parks www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm The National Park Service works with tribes, governments, nonprofits, businesses, and citizens that are revitalizing their communities, preserving local history, celebrating local heritage, and creating close to home opportunities to get outside.
National Registry of Historic Places www.nps.gov/nr/ This register is the Nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Properties include sites, buildings and structures that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture.
National Wetlands Inventory www.fws.gov/wetlands/ The National Wetlands Inventory Program has been producing wetland maps and geospatial wetland data for the United States since the mid-1970s. The status of mapping has been made available through various media throughout the program’s 30-year history.
National Wildlife Refuges www.fws.gov/refuges/ The National Wildlife Refuge System, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the nation’s premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife and plants.
Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority www.nvrpa.org/ Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority
Virginia State Parks www.virginia.org/StateParks/ Virginia State Parks were voted “America’s Best” by The Sports Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association and are overseen by the Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation.
Washington DC Multi-Use Trails bikewashington.org/trails/ These maps show the location of recreation trails in and around the Washington DC area. All these trails are suitable for bicycling. Most trails have a paved surface, however some use a “natural” surface. Click on trail names for more detailed information.
Recreation
Alexandria Golf Courses www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/VA/Alexandria.htm This directory contains information on about 19,000 golf courses, resorts, and private country clubs, in about 6,000 cities in the U.S!
Alexandria Parks, Recreation & Cultural Activities alexandriava.gov/Recreation Alexandria Parks, Recreation & Cultural Activities
Alexandria, VA Travel Guide www.visitalexandriava.com/ On the Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, DC, Alexandria, VA is nationally recognized for its rich history and beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture – an extraordinary backdrop for acclaimed, chef-driven restaurants; a thriving boutique scene; vibrant arts and culture; and a welcoming, walkable lifestyle. Alexandria is the relaxed and refined home base for your DC vacation and an unforgettable getaway of its own.
Virginia Points of Interest www.virginia.org/ Virginia State Travel Guide includes things to do, events, places to stay, packages and maps.
Virginia Travel Guide www.virginia.org/TravelGuideForm/?adref=ggtgm2011&gclid=CJSdobrf4q8CFYYHRQodVUhDAw Virginia State Travel Guide includes things to do, events, places to stay, packages and maps.
Transportation
Alexandria Parking Information www.alexandriava.gov/Parking Alexandria, VA Parking Information
DC Metro Metrorail www.wmata.com/rail/?forcedesktop=1 Metrorail provides safe, clean, reliable transit service for more than 700,000 customers a day throughout the Washington, DC area. The system is the second busiest in the United States, serving 91 stations in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Red Light Cameras www.redlightcameralist.com/ Committed to providing GPS coordinates of every red light camera in Canada, and the United States.
Red Light Cameras www.photoenforced.com/dc.html#.VRG52vnF8QU Washington D.C. Photo Enforced Camera Locations (Red Light, Speed, Stop Sign, Right Turn, E-Z Pass Toll Road)
Virginia 511 Web www.511virginia.org/ Virginia Department of Transportation 511 Website
Virginia Traffic Counts www.virginiadot.org/info/ct-TrafficCounts.asp All of the traffic data publications that The Virginia Department of Transportation produces are available to the public on this web site. The most recent editions are for calendar year 2010. Reports by jurisdiction.
Virginia Traffic Counts by Jurisdiction www.virginiadot.org/info/2015_traffic_data_by_jurisdiction.asp All of the traffic data publications that The Virginia Department of Transportation produces are available to the public on this web site. The most recent editions are for calendar year 2010. Reports by jurisdiction.
Utilities
Cell Phone Reception www.cellreception.com/ Nationwide Cell Phone Towers/Coverage information
Zoning
Alexandria City Planning and Zoning alexandriava.gov/Planning Alexandria City Planning and Zoning
Alexandria Preservation Easements www.alexandriava.gov/historic/info/default.aspx?id=29690 A preservation easement is a means by which the owner of historic property can be assured of continued preservation after the property passes from his or her stewardship. Preservation easements also enable owners to realize significant federal, state, and local tax savings. For more information on this program, contact the Office of Historic Alexandria.
Alexandria Redevelopment & Housing Authority alexandriava.gov/boards/info/default.aspx?id=36624 The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) provides public housing for lower-income families in accordance with state and federal statutes and regulations of the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. A political subdivision of the State of Virginia, ARHA does not receive any City funding; however, its nine Commissioners are appointed by the City Council. The Board of Commissioners of the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Approximately six hours per month are required of Commissioners.
Alexandria Zoning Map www.alexandriava.gov/uploadedFiles/gis/info/Zoning_2012.pdf Alexandria, VA Zoning Map
Alexandria Zoning Ordinance library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=12429 The listing below includes all legislation received by Municipal Code since the last update (printed or electronic) to the Code of Ordinances. This legislation has been enacted, but has not yet been codified.
National Conservation Easement Database www.conservationeasement.us/ National Conservation Easement Database.
Area of Interest Website
Amenities
Alexandria Points of Interest www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g30226-Activities-Alexandria_Virginia.html
Assessments
Alexandria Real Estate Assessment alexandriava.gov/realestate/
City Descriptions
Alexandria Homepage alexandriava.gov/
Alexandria Neighborhoods www.visitalexandriava.com/plan/neighborhoods/
Comprehensive Mapping
Alexandria GIS & Maps alexandriava.gov/GIS
Crime
Alexandria Crime Report Search apps.alexandriava.gov/CrimeReport/
Alexandria Police Department alexandriava.gov/Police
Alexandria, VA Crime Mapping www.alexandriava.gov/police/info/default.aspx?id=17030
National Crime Mapping raidsonline.com/
National Crime Tracking www.crimereports.com/
National Sex Offender Registry www.nsopw.gov
Virginia Sex Offender Registry sex-offender.vsp.virginia.gov/sor/
Virginia State Police www.vsp.state.va.us/
Demographics
Alexandria Statistics and Demographics www.alexandriava.gov/Demographics
American Fact Finder factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/newsandnotes_listing.xhtml
Congressional District Map www.govtrack.us/congress/members
Congressional Representatives www.house.gov/representatives/find/
Zip Code Demographics www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry
Economics
Alexandria Chamber of Commerce www.alexchamber.com/
Northern Virginia Regional Commission www.novaregion.org/
Zip Code Business Patterns factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk
Education
Alexandria City Public Schools www.acps.k12.va.us/
Alexandria Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools www.citytowninfo.com/places/virginia/alexandria/colleges
Alexandria School Attendance Zone Locator www.acps.k12.va.us/Page/348
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/
Virginia Department of Education School Report Card www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/school_report_card/index.shtml
Virginia School Locator www.schooldigger.com/go/VA/
Emergency Management
Alexandria City Department of Communication and Public Information www.alexandriava.gov/Communications
Alexandria City Office of Emergency Management www.alexandriava.gov/EmergencyManagement
Alexandria Fire Department alexandriava.gov/Fire
FEMA www.fema.gov/
FEMA Disaster Declarations www.fema.gov/disasters/
Northern Virginia Region Suburban Homeless Shelter List www.novaregion.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1452
Virginia Department of Emergency Management www.vaemergency.com/
Groups
Alexandria Churches alexandriava.areaconnect.com/churches.htm
Alexandria Civic Associations www.manta.com/mb_55_F028102S_M5C/civic_associations/alexandria_va
Alexandria Fraternal Organizations www.manta.com/mb_55_F028105K_LP3/fraternal_associations/alexandria_va
Alexandria Homeowner Associations www.manta.com/mb_55_F02810DY_LP3/homeowners_association/alexandria_va
Alexandria Youth Associations www.manta.com/mb_55_F028105K_M5C/youth_associations/alexandria_va
Health
Alexandria City Health Department alexandriava.gov/health/
Virginia Health Opportunity Index www.vdh.virginia.gov/health-equity/virginia-health-opportunity-index-hoi/
Virginia Health Statistics www.vdh.virginia.gov/sitesearch/?q=health+statistics
Installations
Military Installations Information www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0
Man-Made Hazards
Superfund Sites www.epa.gov/reg3hwmd/super/va.htm
Toxic Release Sites www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program
Moving
Moving Tips www.military.com/spouse/military-relocation/pcs-moves/military-spouse-and-family-moves-101-pcs.html
Natural Hazards
Alexandria, VA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes www.usa.com/alexandria-va-natural-disasters-extremes.htm
FEMA Flood Zones msc.fema.gov/portal
Northern Virginia Hazard Mitigation Plan alexandriava.gov/fire/info/default.aspx?id=49926
Nearby Sales Estimates
Nearby Sales Estimates www.zillow.com/
Open Spaces and Other Protected Areas
Alexandria Parks & Recreation alexandriava.gov/recreation/info/default.aspx?id=12342
National Parks www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm
National Registry of Historic Places www.nps.gov/nr/
National Wetlands Inventory www.fws.gov/wetlands/
National Wildlife Refuges www.fws.gov/refuges/
Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority www.nvrpa.org/
Virginia State Parks www.virginia.org/StateParks/
Washington DC Multi-Use Trails bikewashington.org/trails/
Recreation
Alexandria Golf Courses www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/VA/Alexandria.htm
Alexandria Parks, Recreation & Cultural Activities alexandriava.gov/Recreation
Alexandria, VA Travel Guide www.visitalexandriava.com/
Virginia Points of Interest www.virginia.org/
Virginia Travel Guide www.virginia.org/TravelGuideForm/?adref=ggtgm2011&gclid=CJSdobrf4q8CFYYHRQodVUhDAw
Transportation
Alexandria Parking Information www.alexandriava.gov/Parking
DC Metro Metrorail www.wmata.com/rail/?forcedesktop=1
Red Light Cameras www.redlightcameralist.com/
Red Light Cameras www.photoenforced.com/dc.html#.VRG52vnF8QU
Virginia 511 Web www.511virginia.org/
Virginia Traffic Counts www.virginiadot.org/info/ct-TrafficCounts.asp
Virginia Traffic Counts by Jurisdiction www.virginiadot.org/info/2015_traffic_data_by_jurisdiction.asp
Utilities
Cell Phone Reception www.cellreception.com/
Zoning
Alexandria City Planning and Zoning alexandriava.gov/Planning
Alexandria Preservation Easements www.alexandriava.gov/historic/info/default.aspx?id=29690
Alexandria Redevelopment & Housing Authority alexandriava.gov/boards/info/default.aspx?id=36624
Alexandria Zoning Map www.alexandriava.gov/uploadedFiles/gis/info/Zoning_2012.pdf
Alexandria Zoning Ordinance library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=12429
National Conservation Easement Database www.conservationeasement.us/

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