Kings Park West, Virginia
|Kings Park West, Virginia|
|• Total||3.04 sq mi (7.87 km2)|
|• Land||2.97 sq mi (7.70 km2)|
|• Water||0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)|
|Elevation||400 ft (100 m)|
|• Density||4,504/sq mi (1,739.0/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|ZIP code||22032 (Fairfax)|
|GNIS feature ID||2584861|
The CDP is located in central Fairfax County, south of the city of Fairfax. It is bordered to the north by the George Mason CDP, to the northeast by Long Branch, to the southeast by Burke, and to the south by Fairfax Station. The CDP border follows Braddock Road on the north, Guinea Road on the southeast, Zion Drive on the southwest, and State Route 123 (Ox Road) on the west. Downtown Fairfax is two miles (3 km) to the north, and downtown Washington, D.C. is twenty miles (30 km) to the northeast.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Kings Park West CDP has a total area of 3.04 square miles (7.87 km2), of which 2.97 square miles (7.70 km2) is land and 0.066 square miles (0.17 km2), or 2.11%, is water.
Following the success of its Kings Park development earlier in the decade, Richmarr Construction Corporation started on Kings Park West. Construction began 51 years ago in mid-1967 and the first homes were available in 1968. The development was built in sections, with the final section completed in 1986.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Kings Park West CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 11, 2016.
- Baker, Peter (January 14, 1989). "To residents, Kings Park West is place to grow". Washington Post. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
- "Welcome to Laurel Ridge ES". Laurel Ridge Elementary. Fairfax County Public Schools. October 26, 2016. Retrieved January 6, 2018.
In 2010, Laurel Ridge Elementary celebrated its 40th year of service and excellence in Fairfax County Public Schools.
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