Westover Neighborhood in Arlington VA
Westover is a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia on the National Register of Historic Places centered on Washington Boulevard between North McKinley Road and North Longfellow Street. Located in the 22205 zip code and with a population of just over 2,000, Westover is a true model of mid-century Urbanism with a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood where residents are able to walk to shops, work, and public transportation.
Only a 20-minute drive away from Washington, DC, Westover boasts a low crime rate (60% lower than the national average), excellent schools, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, and a thriving Farmers Market that draws people in from all around the Arlington, VA area.
The Westover Village Civic Association is an active group of residents dedicated to creating and maintaining the close-knit connections of the community while constantly striving to improve the neighborhood. They maintain a website and active social media sites (Facebook and Nextdoor) where community members are kept up to date on neighborhood events such as Fall Festivals, Halloween parades, Easter egg hunts, charity marathons, and other items of interest.
The 45-mile-long Washington and Old Dominion Trail is just a few blocks from the shopping area. Westover Park is a place where grownups and kids can meet and socialize. The park frequently hosts the Arlington Babe Ruth Baseball/Cal Ripken Division and other local kids’ teams. Swanson Middle School, built in 1939, was the first junior high school in Virginia. The school maintains expansive grounds and an adjacent park. Another important resource for residents is the Westover Library.
Westover in Arlington, VA Real Estate
During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the area that was to become Westover was agricultural in nature, not unlike much of what is now Arlington County at the time. Today, Westover is a residential suburban community with a centrally-located shopping center that provides a mix of retail offerings to the community. Beyond the shopping district, there are wide tree-lined streets with Brick Colonials, Victorians, and garden-style duplexes.
Buying and Selling Homes in Westover
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