U.S. Federal Agencies in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia is home to many Federal Agencies of the United States. It has been described by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell as “the economic engine of the state” at a Northern Virginia Technology Council address in January 2010 as government contracting has played an important role in the economy of Northern Virginia, providing jobs for many residents. Many of these Federal Agencies are located in Arlington.

View of the U.S. Patent Office in autumn.

Here is a list of those Federal Agencies and their locations:


Defense Contract Management Agency
Institute for Defense Analyses
United States Patent and Trademark Office (Carlyle District)


National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center
National Foreign Affairs Training Center (Arlington Hall)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (Ballston)
Immigration & Naturalization Service (Ballston)
National Science Foundation (Ballston)
Office of Naval Research (Ballston)
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Ballston)
Defense Information Systems Agency (Columbia Pike)
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (Courthouse)
U.S. Marshals Service (Crystal City)
Army National Guard Readiness Center (George Mason Drive)
Defense Intelligence Agency (The Pentagon)
Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (The Pentagon)
Department of Defense (The Pentagon)
National Guard Bureau (The Pentagon)
National Security Space Office (The Pentagon)
Transportation Security Administration (Pentagon City)
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (Pentagon City)
Mine Safety and Health Administration (Rosslyn)
Bureau of Diplomatic Security (Rosslyn)
Office of the Inspector General (Rosslyn)
U.S Trade & Development Agency (Rosslyn)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Virginia Square)
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Virginia Square)
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (Washington National Airport)


National Reconnaissance Office
National Reconnaissance Operations Center

Fort Belvoir

Department of Defense Agency in Alexandria VA

Defense Contract Audit Agency
Defense Logistics Agency
Defense Technical Information Center
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
United States Army Intelligence and Security Command
United States Army Material Command


Central Intelligence Agency (Langley)
Farm Credit Administration (Tysons Corner)
National Counterterrorism Center (Tysons Corner)
Office of the Director of National Intelligence (Tysons Corner)


United States Geological Survey


The Federal Highway Administration is part of the Department of Transportation

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

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Federal Insurance Deposit Corp

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by the Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system by:

  • insuring deposits,
  • examining and supervising financial institutions for safety and soundness and consumer protection, and
  • managing receiverships.

The FDIC is located near Virginia Square Metro and is located at 3501 Fairfax Dr, Arlington VA.

Homes and Condos at Ballston

Arlington’s Lexington Square Condos

 Food FindingLexington Square Condominiums are actually two seperate buildings located at 3830 North 9th Street and 3835 North 9th Street in Arlington, Va. Built in 2002, Lexington Square is one block from Virginia Square Metro and convenient to Ballston Commons Mall. Other features to this spectacular complex include:

  • Penthouse Suites (Select Units Have Oversized Rooftops)
  • 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms
  • 20 Different Floor Plans
  • Corian Countertops
  • Elevator
  • Excercise Room
  • Health Club
  • Community Room
  • Party Room
  • Pool
  • Pets Allowed-1 Domestic With No Weight Limit

Lexington Square living is convenient to restaurants, shopping, and a movie theater.

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Newly Built Lexington Square Condominiums in Virginia Square

Lexington Square Condominiums is located at 3830 N. 9th St. and 3835 N. 9th St. Arlington in Virginia 22203. It was built in 2002 comprising of 367 units of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom plans. The structure was carefully designed with the modern touch, while the units were created with spacious areas and designed for optimal light.

Certain Penthouse Suites at Lexington Square have over-sized rooftop patios providing an astounding sight of D.C, Arlington and Alexandria. Parking isn’t a problem as it is abundant and always available along 9th St. Fairfax Drive, Oakland and Pollard for guests or visitors.

Amenities of Lexington Square Condominiums:

  • Garage Parking
  • Exercise Room/Gym
  • Party Room
  • Courtyard with Gas Grills and Tables
  • Spa Pool with Hot Tub
  • Corian Countertops
  • Elevator
  • Health Club
  • Community Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • On Site Manager and Engineer
  • Electronic Entry Access to Building

Pets are also permitted in Lexington Square. The Virginia Square Metro Stop is 1 block away from Lexington Square, while Ballston Common Mall, a variety of movie theaters, bars and restaurants are available from Virginia Square.

Condos for sale at Lexington Square

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Tower Villas for families and professionals in Arlington

In the heart of Ballston at 3800 N. Fairfax Drive in Arlington Virginia 22203, Tower Villas is a high rise condo consisting of 250 units. Tower Villas was built in 1974 across the street from Oakland Park. Shops, Restaurants and entertainment can be found nearby for convenience. Families with children would enjoy the environment especially since a park is accessible to from across the street.

1, 2 and 3 bedroom plans are available and Tower Villas pet policy allows a maximum of 2 cats/dogs without any weight restriction.

Amenities / Service offered by Tower Villas:

  • On site Handymen
  • 24 Hour Concierge and staff
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Underground Garage Parking
  • Extra Storage
  • Sauna
  • Elevator
  • Gas Heat

Tower Villas is just a block away to Virginia Square Metro and just near Arlington Central Library.

Condos for sale at Tower Villas