AR - Shirlington

Shirlington is an urban village in the southern part of Arlington County Virginia.  The name Shirlington comes from part of Shirley for the nearby Shirley Highway and part of Arlington from Arlington County. Shirlington Arlington VA is mostly a residential area but does offer some great shopping and entertainment.  

Shirlington Arlington VA is home to the TV station that broadcasts PBS Newshour and Washington Week; it is also home to WETA-FM, United States Patent and Trademark satellite offices and the headquarters of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. 

Commuting to work in nearby Washington D.C. and the many large private companies and government agencies in Arlington County VA and Fairfax County is easy with direct access to  Shirley Highway  (I-395) and Interstate 66 and other public transportation options. The Shirlington Station is the only fully enclosed  bus station in Arlington Virginia, being a main transfer station of Metrobus and Arlington Transit (ART).  Metrobus routes at Shirlington Station connect commuters with Pentagon City and Crystal City  MetroRail stations making access to Washington D.C. easy. 

The Village at Shirlington is one of Arlington County’s premier shopping spots. In the Village at Shirlington are many retail stores, restaurants, salons, grocery store (Harris Teeter), and state-of-the-art public library. Some popular spots in the village include Johnny Rockets, Cake Love, and Caribou Coffee. 

Shirlington Arlington VA is known as Arlington’s Arts and Entertainment District and is also home to a Tony-award winning theater company – Signature Theatre. There are fun public festivals including Wags and Whiskers for furry family members, the Celtic Festival in August and live music and wine tasting at Shirlala on Thursdays during summer. 

Golfers have their pick between the nearby Army Navy Golf & Country Club, Washington Golf and Country Club and Bethesda Congressional Country Club, the venue of a few U.S. Opens. 

Shirlington Arlington VA has only one elementary school within community boundaries. Arlington Public Schools serves the area of Shirlington. 

There are a large number of condos in the Shirlington  Arlington VA area, the most popular being in the Village at Shirlington boasting high walkability.scores. Shirlington Arlington VA has single family and townhomes as well; it is also adjacent to the very large and popular Fairlington townhome community.  

Shirlington Arlington VA is a great place for working professionals looking for a convenient lifestyle.

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