Mount Vernon is a community in Fairfax County Virginia located 13 miles south of Washington, DC. The community draws its name and is home to the Estate of our nation's first president George Washington. History buffs will relish the fact that President Washington once owned all of the land in the Mount Vernon District.
Housing options are available in Mount Vernon to accommodate a wide range of budgets and lifestyles from palatial waterfront estates directly on the Potomac River to more modest homes for young families. Residents enjoy the close proximity to historic Old Town Alexandria as well as access to the District via George Washington Parkway. The community is home to the private Mount Vernon Country Club which features an 18-hole championship course sited on 100-acres.
The boundaries of the Mount Vernon community are Huntley Meadows Park to the north, Little Hunting Creek to the east, the Potomac River to the south and Pole Road/Fort Belvoir to the west.