Alexandria City

Old Town

The historic center of Alexandria is known as Old Town. A portion of adjacent Fairfax County, Virginia is named Alexandria, but is under the jurisdiction of Fairfax County and separate from the city; the city is sometimes referred to as the City of Alexandria or Alexandria City to avoid confusion.

For genealogists, the surviving records in this city should not be overlooked. It is one of the oldest districts in Virginia. Both the city…

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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

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