Kings Park West, Virginia

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Kings Park West, Virginia
Census-designated place
Kings Park West is located in Northern Virginia
Kings Park West
Kings Park West
Kings Park West is located in Virginia
Kings Park West
Kings Park West
Kings Park West is located in the US
Kings Park West
Kings Park West
Location within Fairfax county
Coordinates: 38°48′54″N 77°17′42″W / 38.815°N 77.295°W / 38.815; -77.295Coordinates: 38°48′54″N 77°17′42″W / 38.815°N 77.295°W / 38.815; -77.295
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fairfax
Area
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,390
 • Density 4,504/sq mi (1,739.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 22032 (Fairfax)
FIPS code 51-42680
GNIS feature ID 2584861

Kings Park West is a census-designated place in the eastern United States, in Fairfax County, Virginia, southwest of Washington, D.C. The population as of the 2010 census was 13,390.[1]

Geography[edit]

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.[1]

History[edit]

Following the success of its Kings Park development earlier in the decade, Richmarr Construction Corporation started on Kings Park West 50 years ago in mid-1967 and the first homes were available in 1968.[2]

On its west boundary, Robinson Secondary School opened in 1971.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Kings Park West CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  2. ^ Baker, Peter (January 14, 1989). "To residents, Kings Park West is place to grow". Washington Post. Retrieved November 9, 2016. 

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