South Arlington Location

As its name implies, it is the half of Arlington County that lies to the South of Route 50. South Arlington is home to Reagan National Airport, The Pentagon, and the popular Pentagon City Mall. It is also directly across the river from DC via the 14th St Bridge. Several bus lines and Metro’s Blue and Yellow lines serve this area.

South Arlington Real Estate 

South Arlington homes, many of which are Cape Cods and bungalows, tend to be a bit smaller than those in the North. Many townhome and condo communities are found in South Arlington, as well as rental buildings. Other popular neighborhoods in South Arlington are Arlington Ridge, Douglas Park, and Nauck. 

South Arlington Community

South Arlington is a bustling community that draws many families and young professionals for its proximity to the District as well as its strong community vibe.

South Arlington Attractions 

Its dynamic neighborhoods of Columbia Pike and Shirlington offer dining, shopping and entertainment, as well as many housing options.


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