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The location of Accotink













Welcome to Accotink ...

Accotink is located in Fairfax County.

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

Accotink is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Accotink: (703) & (571)<3>

Communities near Accotink ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Accotink and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Cheverly (MD)   [Map]   6,477   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
La Plata (MD)   [Map]   9,365   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mount Rainier (MD)   [Map]   8,147   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alexandria   [Map]   160,035   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Arlington   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairfax   [Map]   24,097   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Accotink.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Accotink. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Accotink.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Accotink:

Websites for Accotink ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fccc.org/

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.

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for 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>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Accotink - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Accotink have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Accotink.

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