Lewinsville, Virginia

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Lewinsville, Virginia
Lewinsville is located in Northern Virginia
Lewinsville
Lewinsville
Lewinsville is located in Virginia
Lewinsville
Lewinsville
Lewinsville is located in the US
Lewinsville
Lewinsville
Coordinates: 38°55′44″N 77°11′52″W / 38.92889°N 77.19778°W / 38.92889; -77.19778Coordinates: 38°55′44″N 77°11′52″W / 38.92889°N 77.19778°W / 38.92889; -77.19778
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFairfax
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1495834[1]
Wounded being brought from the Battle of Lewinsville.

Lewinsville is an unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Traditionally, the center of Lewinsville has been located at the crossroads of Lewinsville and Chain Bridge Roads. Together with Langley, Lewinsville forms the census-designated place of McLean.

During the Civil War, on Wednesday, September 11, 1861, there was a small military engagement here between the Union Army and the Confederate Army. Casualties for the Union were three dead and some wounded, while casualties for the Confederates were none.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lewinsville, Virginia
  2. ^ "Historic Marker Dedication Ceremony Honors Battle of Lewinsville in McLean". Mclean Patch. July 3, 2012. Retrieved September 9, 2015.