Knox Hill

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Map of Washington, D.C., with Knox Hill highlighted in red

Knox Hill is a small neighborhood in Southeast Washington, D.C. It is almost entirely occupied by a public housing complex of the same name. Knox Hill lies in Washington's Ward 8, long the poorest and least developed of the city's wards. Like the neighborhoods around it, Knox Hill is almost exclusively African American.

Knox Hill is bounded by Hartford Street and Knox Place to the north, Alabama Avenue to the east, Jasper Street to the south, and Fort Stanton Park to the west.


Coordinates: 38°51′11″N 76°58′01″W / 38.853°N 76.9669°W / 38.853; -76.9669