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Welcome to Accotink Heights ...

Accotink Heights is located in Fairfax County.

The location of Accotink Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Accotink Heights: Accotink Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Accotink Heights is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Accotink Heights lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Accotink Heights: (703) and (571)<3>

Websites for Accotink Heights ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fccc.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Accotink Heights, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Accotink Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Accotink Heights.

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Accotink Heights
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexandria have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexandria
    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Accotink Heights
    • Estimated population for 2018: 160,530 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Accotink Heights
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Accotink Heights
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,268 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manassas [Manassas City]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manassas have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Manassas [Manassas City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Accotink Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 41,641 people
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    • College Park [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Accotink Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 32,196 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
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      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Accotink Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 24,574 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax
    • Herndon [Fairfax County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herndon have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Accotink Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 24,545 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herndon
    • Hyattsville [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Hyattsville [Prince George's County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Accotink Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 18,243 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyattsville
    • Takoma Park [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Takoma Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Takoma Park
      • Takoma Park [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Accotink Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 17,768 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Takoma Park

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Accotink Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Accotink Heights.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Accotink Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Accotink Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Accotink Heights. See our Newspapers Page for Accotink Heights.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Accotink Heights ...

Looking for more information about Accotink Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Accotink Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Accotink Heights.

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About Fairfax County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Accotink Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Fairfax County: www.co.fairfax.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Accotink Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Accotink Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Accotink Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8354, Longitude: -77.2128       In this case, the coordinates for Accotink Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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