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Welcome to Alcova Heights ...

Alcova Heights is located in Arlington County.

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

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

Alcova Heights is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Alcova Heights ...

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

  • 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.
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Alcova Heights
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  • 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] to the northwest of Alcova Heights
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  • 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Alcova Heights
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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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Alcova Heights
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Alcova Heights
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    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Alcova Heights
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    • 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Alcova Heights
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    • 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.
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      • Takoma Park [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Alcova Heights
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    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Alcova Heights
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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 Alcova Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alcova Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcova Heights ...

Looking for more information about Alcova 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.

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

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About Arlington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Arlington County: www.co.arlington.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 Alcova 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Alcova Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcova Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8646, Longitude: -77.0972       In this case, the coordinates for Alcova Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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