Located only a few miles from the entrance of Fort Belvoir, Lorton is a long-time military family community with roots dating back to General George Washington. It has a nice selection of housing inventory that includes condo's, townhouses and single family homes Because of its long history as a military community, it caters to this demographic.
There are lots of commuting options for residents including the VRE, Amtrak, and Fairfax Connector. Public transportation into Arlington and D.C. is relatively easy from this suburban community. Driving is also an option for the many Lorton residents who work on Fort Belvior.
The Lorton schools are part of the outstanding Fairfax County Public Schools system. There are three public elementary schools, one middle school and one high school in the area. There are also several pre-schools nearby.
Lorton borders Pohick Bay Regional Park along the Potomac, which offers not only water activities but also camping, hiking, golf and picnic areas that are family friendly. There are lots of great outdoor entertainment options in the area, including several other neighboring parks. There is also an 18-hole golf course. If you are looking for a bit of excitement on the weekends, historic Old Town Alexandria is a short drive away.
Lorton is a great place for military families to settle - not only for its location but also for the commonality and shared interest in the area. It has a nice pace to it, lots to do, and a sense of community.
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