Crosspointe, Virginia

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Crosspointe, Virginia
Houses in Crosspointe, August 2019
Houses in Crosspointe, August 2019
Crosspointe is located in Northern Virginia
Crosspointe
Crosspointe
Location within Fairfax county
Crosspointe is located in Virginia
Crosspointe
Crosspointe
Crosspointe (Virginia)
Crosspointe is located in the United States
Crosspointe
Crosspointe
Crosspointe (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°43′40″N 77°15′57″W / 38.72778°N 77.26583°W / 38.72778; -77.26583Coordinates: 38°43′40″N 77°15′57″W / 38.72778°N 77.26583°W / 38.72778; -77.26583
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFairfax
FoundedMay 17, 1983
Government
 • TypeBoard of Directors, Community Manager
 • Community ManagerHeather McDevitt
 • Assistant Community ManagerMary Demeter
Area
 • Total2.22 sq mi (5.75 km2)
 • Land2.20 sq mi (5.70 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
300 ft (90 m)
Population
 • Total5,722
 • Density2,600/sq mi (1,003.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
22039, 22079
Area code(s)703, 571
FIPS code51-20436
GNIS feature ID2584834
Websitehttp://www.crosspointe.info/

Crosspointe is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2020 census was 5,722.[1]

History[edit]

On May 17, 1983, the William Lyon Company of Newport Beach, California, which owned the land that made up Crosspointe established the Crosspointe Village Homeowners' Association, a not for profit corporation, to provide services to Crosspointe's residents.[2] Since then, the community has evolved into an upper middle class suburb of Washington, D.C.

Recreational and cultural activities[edit]

The Crosspointe Community Center, located on Glen Eagles Lane (the headquarters of the Association), can be rented out for private parties.

Parks and recreation[edit]

Crosspointe is home to several green spaces, with around 5 miles of trails.

Crosspointe is also near the Laurel Hill Golf Club in Lorton.

Crosspointe is about 1 mile from the Fairfax County Parkway Trail, about 3 miles from the Lakeridge Marina Waterfront Trail, and about 5 miles from the Bull Run Occoquan Trail. Crosspointe is also home to Heron Pond, a fishing pond. Giles Run, a tributary of the Occoquan River, begins at Heron Pond in Crosspointe and flows 6 miles to the southeast, ending at the Occoquan River in Mason Neck.

Crosspointe is home to two pools, one adjacent the clubhouse on Glen Eagles Lane, and another on Oak Chase Circle, which also has two tennis courts on the grounds.[3]

Transportation[edit]

Two major state highways directly serve Crosspointe: Virginia State Route 123 (Ox Road), which forms the northeastern boundary and also connects the CDP to Fairfax, Virginia State Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway), and Virginia State Route 620 (Braddock Road) in the west, and Woodbridge, Interstate 95, and U.S. Route 1 in the east; and Virginia State Route 600 which connects Crosspointe to Lorton and Lorton Road in the east.

Geography[edit]

It is located in southeast Fairfax County on the northeast side of Virginia Route 123, 6 miles (10 km) north of Woodbridge and 10 miles (16 km) south of Fairfax. It is bordered to the north by the South Run CDP, to the northeast by the Newington Forest CDP, and to the southeast by the Laurel Hill CDP. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Crosspointe has a total area of 2.22 square miles (5.75 km2), of which 2.20 square miles (5.70 km2) is land and 0.019 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.84%, is water. The CDP border is defined as Ox Road to the southwest, Hooes Road to the east, and South Run to the north.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Crosspointe has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[4]

Climate data for Crosspointe, Virginia, 1959 - present
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 79 (26.1) 79 (26.1) 89 (31.7) 95 (35) 99 (37.2) 101 (38.3) 104 (40) 105 (40.6) 101 (38.3) 94 (34.4) 86 (30) 79 (26.1) 105 (40.6)
Average high °F (°C) 43.5 (6.4) 46.6 (8.1) 55.4 (13) 66.8 (19.3) 75.7 (24.3) 84.1 (28.9) 88.1 (31.2) 86.4 (30.2) 79.7 (26.5) 68.7 (20.4) 57.7 (14.3) 46.8 (8.2) 66.6 (19.2)
Average low °F (°C) 28.4 (-2) 30.1 (-1.1) 37.1 (2.8) 46.6 (8.1) 56.3 (13.5) 65.6 (18.7) 70.5 (21.4) 69.2 (20.7) 62.2 (16.8) 50.3 (10.2) 40.6 (4.8) 31.9 (-0.1) 49.1 (9.5)
Record low °F (°C) -5 (-20.6) 4 (-15.6) 14 (-10) 24 (-4.4) 36 (2.2) 47 (8.3) 54 (12.2) 49 (9.4) 39 (3.9) 29 (-1.7) 16 (-8.9) 3 (-16.1) -5 (-20.6)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.8 (71) 2.6 (66) 3.5 (88) 3 (75) 3.8 (97) 3.5 (90) 3.8 (97) 3.8 (97) 3.5 (89) 3.2 (80) 3 (77) 3.1 (79) 39.6 (1007)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 4.9 (12.4) 5.5 (14) 2 (5.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.7 (1.8) 2.8 (7.1) 15.9 (40.4)
Average precipitation days 10 9 11 10 11 10 10 9 8 8 8 9 113

Government[edit]

Crosspointe is a census-designated place within Fairfax County; therefore, schools, roads, and law enforcement are provided by the county.

Board of directors[edit]

The board is the legislative branch of the community government, led by the president, currently Howard Kaufer, and the vice-president, currently Larry Rice. According to the CC&Rs, the Association has the power to do anything a corporation "organized under the laws of the State of California" may lawfully do in order to maintain the peace, health, comfort, safety, general welfare of its members, subject to the regulations set forth in the CC&Rs. The Association may also construct, renovate, and landscape the Common Property and employ personnel to perform such activities.

The board also has the power to appoint and remove, at will, the three members of the Architectural Review Committee. Both the committee and the board usually meet at the Crosspointe Community Center.[2]

Representation[edit]

The part of Crosspointe in the Springfield District, including the Community Center, is within Virginia's 10th congressional district, currently represented in Congress by Representative Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg), while the part of Crosspointe in the Mt. Vernon District is within Virginia's 11th congressional district, currently represented in Congress by Representative Gerry Connolly (D-Mantua). Crosspointe is represented by Kathy Tran (D-West Springfield) in the state House of Delegates, and by George Barker (D-Clifton) in the state Senate.

Local media[edit]

Crosspointe lies within the distribution zone for two national newspapers, the Washington Post, and the Washington Times, as well as for the local Fairfax Times. Crosspointe is also covered by AOL's Patch service's Fairfax Station and Lorton divisions.

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

As a part of Fairfax County, Crosspointe is served by the Fairfax County Public Schools and private schools. Crosspointe is served by one high school, South County High School, and one middle school, South County Middle School, both in adjacent Laurel Hill.

Public elementary schools[edit]

  • Silverbrook Elementary School
  • Halley Elementary School

Colleges and universities[edit]

Crosspointe is near a few higher education centers, including Agora University and Holy Transfiguration College.

Public libraries[edit]

Crosspointe is served by the Lorton Library, a branch of the Fairfax County Public Library System.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2019, Crosspointe had an estimated median household income of $193,472.[1]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20105,802
20205,722−1.4%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Crosspointe CDP, Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b "CC&RsFull" (PDF). Crosspointe Village HOA. Retrieved June 30, 2021.
  3. ^ "Crosspointe - Pool". crosspointe.info. Retrieved 2021-06-28.
  4. ^ "Alexandria, Virginia Travel Weather Averages (Weatherbase)". Weatherbase. Retrieved 2021-06-28.