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Welcome to Accotink ...

Accotink is located in Fairfax County<1>.

The location of Accotink has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Accotink is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Accotink: (703) and (571)<4>

Websites for Accotink ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fccc.org/

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

Adding Accotink to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Accotink in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Accotink elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Accotink on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Accotink on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Accotink ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Accotink
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<6>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Accotink
    • Estimated population in 2019: 159,428 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<6>
  • Manassas [Manassas City]
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    • Manassas [Manassas City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Accotink
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas<6>
  • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfax
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Accotink
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City]
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      • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Accotink
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manassas Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas Park<6>
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
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      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Accotink
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,485 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<6>
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
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      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Accotink
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Church
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church<6>
    • La Plata [Charles County]
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      • La Plata [Charles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Accotink
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,631 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Plata have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Plata
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata<6>
    • Mount Rainier [Prince George's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Rainier
      • Mount Rainier [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Accotink
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,093 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Rainier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Rainier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Rainier<6>
    • Cheverly [Prince George's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheverly
      • Cheverly [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Accotink
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,428 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheverly<6>

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Accotink.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Accotink. 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.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Accotink ...

Looking for more information about Accotink? 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, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Accotink.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Virginia

About Fairfax County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Accotink. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Fairfax, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Accotink - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Accotink) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Accotink. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7084, Longitude: -77.1594       In this case, the coordinates for Accotink have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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