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McLean, Virginia

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The location of McLean

Welcome to McLean ...

McLean is located in Fairfax County.

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

McLean is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named McLean ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named McLean - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Manitoba, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for McLean.

Websites for McLean ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

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 McLean. 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 McLean. 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 McLean.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McLean ...

Looking for more information about McLean? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for McLean, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for McLean.

Communities near McLean ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Arlington   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of McLean

Located in Arlington County

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of McLean

Located in Alexandria City

Gaithersburg   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of McLean

Located in Montgomery County (MD)

Rockville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of McLean

Located in Montgomery County (MD)

College Park   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the East (E) of McLean

Located in Prince George's County (MD)

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of McLean

Located in Fairfax City

Herndon   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of McLean

Greenbelt   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of McLean

Located in Prince George's County (MD)

Hyattsville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the East (E) of McLean

Located in Prince George's County (MD)

Takoma Park   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of McLean

Located in Montgomery County (MD)

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

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 McLean. 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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McLean - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McLean) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McLean. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9343, Longitude: -77.1775     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McLean have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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