Court House (WMATA station)

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Court House
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Station statistics
Address 2100 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201

Orange Line Orange Line

Silver Line Silver Line
Connections Bus transport Metrobus: 4B, 38B
Bus transport Arlington Transit: 41, 61, 62, 77
Structure type Underground
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Bicycle facilities 25 racks
Other information
Opened December 1, 1979; 35 years ago (1979-12-01)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code K01
Owned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Passengers (2014) 7,653 daily [1] Decrease 0.48%
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro   Following station
toward Vienna
Orange Line
Silver Line

Court House is an island platformed Washington Metro station in the Courthouse neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, United States. The station was opened on December 1, 1979, and is operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Weekday ridership is approximately 14,000 passengers per day.[2] The station serves the Orange and Silver Lines. Taking its name from the nearby Arlington Courthouse, the station is located at the intersection of Wilson Boulevard and Uhle Street.


The station opened on December 1, 1979.[3] Its opening coincided with the completion of approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) of rail west of the Rosslyn station and the opening of the Clarendon, Virginia Square and Ballston stations.[3] Presently, there are long-range plans to create a new entrance for the station at its western end. These plans envision an elevator that would connect the western end of the platform to a location near the corner of Clarendon Boulevard and Barton Street.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/ Entrance
M Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent
Platform level
Westbound Orange Line Orange Line toward Vienna (Clarendon)
Silver Line Silver Line toward Wiehle – Reston East (Clarendon)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Orange Line Orange Line toward New Carrollton (Rosslyn)
Silver Line Silver Line toward Largo Town Center (Rosslyn)


  1. ^ "Metrorail Average Weekday Passenger Boardings". WMATA. Retrieved 2014-11-04. 
  2. ^ "Court House Metro Station Area Overview". Arlington County Department of Community Planning, Housing & Development. 3 April 2009. Archived from the original on 2013-05-17. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Feaver, Douglas B.; Sandra G. Boodman (December 2, 1979). "Area celebrates extension of Metrorail in Arlington". The Washington Post. p. C1. 

External links[edit]

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Coordinates: 38°53′29″N 77°05′06″W / 38.89134°N 77.084965°W / 38.89134; -77.084965