Fun Facts

  • 82% of the shops and restaurants on King Street are independently owned
  • There are more than 120 art galleries and studios in Alexandria
  • Alexandria is home to the 4th largest concentration of associations and nonprofits in the country
  • The Alexandria library circulates 1,000,000 books each year; it’s no wonder that Alexandria has been named one of the most Well-Read Cities in America
  • There are more than 8,200 apartment units, townhouses, and condos in the development pipeline for the City of Alexandria
  • There are approximately 930 acres of parks and recreation facilities within the City of Alexandria

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