Ravensworth, Virginia

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Ravensworth, Virginia
Light industrial street scene in Ravensworth, August, 2017
Light industrial street scene in Ravensworth, August, 2017
Ravensworth is located in Northern Virginia
Location within Fairfax county
Ravensworth is located in Virginia
Ravensworth (Virginia)
Ravensworth is located in the United States
Ravensworth (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°48′11″N 77°13′21″W / 38.80306°N 77.22250°W / 38.80306; -77.22250Coordinates: 38°48′11″N 77°13′21″W / 38.80306°N 77.22250°W / 38.80306; -77.22250
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land0.88 sq mi (2.29 km2)
 • Water0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
265 ft (81 m)
 • Total2,466
 • Density2,790/sq mi (1,077.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code51-65776
GNIS feature ID2584907

Ravensworth is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 2,466.[1] It is part of the Washington metropolitan area. The Ravensworth Farm subdivision was developed in the early 1960s on land that for centuries had been the Ravensworth estate.


Ravensworth is in eastern Fairfax County, bordered by the Capital Beltway to the northeast, Braddock Road to the north, Accotink Creek to the west, Lake Accotink to the south, and Flag Run to the southeast. Neighboring communities are Wakefield to the north, North Springfield to the east, and Kings Park to the south and west. Downtown Washington, D.C. is 14 miles (23 km) to the northeast.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Ravensworth CDP has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2), of which 0.88 square miles (2.29 km2) is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), or 10.02%, is water.[1]

The Ravensworth Farm community has a neighborhood pool and a civic association, and is home to the notorious Golden Ravens. The Ravensworth Shopping Center has stores including 7-Eleven, The Swiss Bakery, Lotte Plaza Market (which replaced Safeway), and Jersey Mike's Subs. Ravensworth Elementary School is located in the middle of the neighborhood. It has a 7/10 rating on Great Schools[2]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Ravensworth CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
  2. ^ "Great Schools Ravensworth". Great Schools. Retrieved June 27, 2017.