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It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract to provide services to the federal government. Like Old Town, many Alexandria neighborhoods are compact and walkable. With its concentration of boutiques, restaurants, antique shops and theaters, it is a major draw for all who live in Alexandria as well for visitors.In April 1755, the governors of Virginia, and the provinces of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York met to determine upon concerted action against the French in America.

In 1920, Virginia's General Assembly voted to incorporate what had been Alexandria County as Arlington County to minimize confusion.

Map of Alexandria County (1878), including what is now Arlington County and the City of Alexandria.

Map includes the names of property owners at that time. Virginia's comprehensive Tobacco Inspection Law of 1730 mandated that all tobacco grown in the colony must be brought to locally designated public warehouses for inspection before sale.

The best location was Hunting Creek tobacco warehouse, since the deep water could easily accommodate sailing ships.

Many local tobacco planters, however, wanted a new town further up Hunting Creek, away from nonproductive fields along the river.), was bounded by Hunting Creek, Hooff's Run, the Potomac River, and approximately the line which would become Cameron Street.