About Springfield, Virginia
Located in the Southeast corner of Fairfax County, Virginia, the community of Springfield is a relatively new census-designated place surrounded by historic cities such as Alexandria and Burke. The city is centrally located with easy access to I-95, the major north-south route running from Boston to Florida, and I-495, the Capital Beltway with access to the entire Washington, DC area.
Springfield features excellent schools, large open areas, 70-acre Lake Accotink, and a country club with a 36-hole golf course. The community is also known for its quiet tree-lined residential areas and many neighborhood parks. Public transportation in Springfield is provided by the Washington METRO subway and by the Virginia Railway Express with its numerous stops and large parking areas for commuters. Springfield also is the site of one of the largest shopping malls in the area, the Springfield Mall.
Springfield, VA Area Information