Arlington County is situated in Northern Virginia on the south bank of the Potomac River directly across from Washington, D.C. Arlington is bordered by Fairfax County and the City of Falls Church to the southwest, and the City of Alexandria to the southeast.  Arlington is the location of national memorials and museums, including Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon Memorial, the Marine Corps War Memorial, and the United States Air Force Memorial.

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Ashton Heights participates in the Neighborhood Conservation program which funds capital improvement projects in Ashton Heights.  The neighborhood is also active in working with the County on development projects in and around Ashton Heights.