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Lake Barcroft, Virginia

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The location of Lake Barcroft

Welcome to Lake Barcroft ...

Lake Barcroft is located in Fairfax County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Lake Barcroft: Lk. Barcroft

Lake Barcroft is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Lake Barcroft: (703) & (571)<3>

Communities near Lake Barcroft ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lake Barcroft and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
College Park (MD)   [Map]   32,303   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gaithersburg (MD)   [Map]   68,710   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenbelt (MD)   [Map]   23,489   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hyattsville (MD)   [Map]   18,333   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rockville (MD)   [Map]   68,401   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Alexandria   [Map]   160,035   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

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 Lake Barcroft. 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 Lake Barcroft. 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 Lake Barcroft.

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

Websites for Lake Barcroft ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Barcroft ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Fairfax County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fairfax County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

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 Lake Barcroft - 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 from Point A (ie- Lake Barcroft) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lake Barcroft. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Barcroft

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Barcroft. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8479, Longitude: -77.1558     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake Barcroft 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 Lake Barcroft.

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