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Alcova Heights in the region of Virginia is located in United States - some 4 mi (or 6 km) South-West of Washington, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Alcova Heights in United States

Time in Alcova Heights is now 09:48 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "America / New York" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Annapolis, Baltimore, Bethesda, Frederick, Hagerstown or Pittsburgh. Since you are here already, consider visiting Washington, Brookmont, Alexandria, Arlington, Baileys Crossroads and Rose Hill. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

6°C / 42 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature -8°C / 18 °F
Evening Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Night Temperature -3°C / 26 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1025.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 17th of December 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Monday, 18th of December 2017
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 2°C (36 °F)
Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)

Videos

Arlo Guthrie/ City Of New Orleans

05:48 min ( July 01, 2008 by jguth3)
Views: 65,077 - Rating: 5/5

Arlo & Pete Seeger Live at Wolftrap. August 8, 1993. This performance is great with them ALL singing together. What a great song Steve Goodman wrote! The video is a live mix and the sound is from our ...

Anthony Bourdain's Guide to Fresh Crab i...

01:28 min ( May 06, 2009 by TravelChannelTV)
Views: 206,029 - Rating: 4.72308/5

Anthony Bourdain visits the fish market in southwest DC where he eats fresh crab. Tune-in Mondays at 10 E/P. bit.ly


THE ART OF JUNK - LIVE AT OBAMA INAUGURA...

01:03 min ( January 22, 2009 by zone3)
Views: 28,419 - Rating: 4.6875/5

THE ART OF JUNK performing live some raw video by zone3 the night after obama's inauguration in washington dc. check them out at : www.myspace.com/artofjunk WASHINGTON Unemployment is up. The stock ma...

Part 1-Boy prances around hotel room in ...

04:21 min ( June 29, 2009 by George Carlson)
Views: 27,071 - Rating: 4.16667/5

We went on vacation to Washington DC and we got bored in the hotel so me and my girlfriend recorded my little brother jumping around the hotel room while wearing my dad's underwear. This is part 1. 50...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Alcova Heights during the next days.

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2017

DC--Pinot Noirs And Champagnes For Christmas

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Foolish Fairytales

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Jazz Hip Hop Nutcracker - Saturday Dec 16th, 3pm (EARLY BIRD TICKETS)

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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30-Day Detox Jumpstart Meet & Greet And Cooking Demo

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Service Angels 2017 #BetterToGive Winter Clothing Drive

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Washington Symphonic Brass Quintet

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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The Piney Woods School - Reunion Happy Hour

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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"Tuneful Tidings"

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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Black Alley Presents... #HoodRock University Scholarship Fundraiser

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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Sounds Of The Season: Rutter's Gloria!

Beginning: 04:30 pm (16:30).
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Interesting facts about this location

Arlington Hall

Arlington Hall (also called Arlington Hall Station) was a former girl's school and the headquarters of the United States Army's Signal Intelligence Service (SIS) cryptography effort during World War II. The site presently houses the George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center, and the U.S. National Guard Readiness Center. It is located on Arlington Boulevard between S. Glebe Road and S. George Mason Drive in Arlington, Virginia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.86, -77.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Arlington County, Virginia, Cryptography organizations

Gus Grissom

Virgil Ivan Grissom (April 3, 1926 – January 27, 1967),, better known as Gus Grissom, was one of the original NASA Project Mercury astronauts and a United States Air Force pilot. He was the second American to fly in space, and the first member of the NASA Astronaut Corps to fly in space twice. Grissom was killed along with fellow astronauts Ed White and Roger Chaffee during a pre-launch test for the Apollo 1 mission at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (then known as Cape Kennedy), Florida.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.86, -77.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1926 births, 1961 in spaceflight, 1965 in spaceflight, 1967 deaths, Accidental deaths in Florida, Air Force Institute of Technology alumni, American astronauts, American members of the Churches of Christ, American military personnel of the Korean War, Apollo program astronauts, Burials at Arlington National Cemetery, Deaths by smoke inhalation, People from Indiana in World War II, People from Lawrence County, Indiana, Purdue University alumni, Recipients of the Air Medal, Recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross (United States), Recipients of the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Recipients of the NASA Exceptional Service Medal, Space program fatalities, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School alumni, United States Air Force astronauts, United States Air Force officers, United States Astronaut Hall of Fame inductees

Arlington County, Virginia

Arlington County is a county and census-designated place in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The land that became Arlington was originally donated by Virginia to the United States government to form part of the new federal capital district. On February 27, 1801, the United States Congress organized the area as a subdivision of the District of Columbia named Alexandria County.

More reading: Arlington County, Virginia homepage
Located at 38.86, -77.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1801 establishments in the United States, Arlington County, Virginia, Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area, History of the District of Columbia, Populated places established in 1801, Populated places on the Potomac River, Potomac River counties, Virginia counties, Washington metropolitan area

Harvey Washington Wiley

Harvey Washington Wiley (October 18, 1844 – June 30, 1930) was a noted chemist best known for his leadership in the passage of the landmark Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 and his subsequent work at the Good Housekeeping Institute laboratories. He was the first commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration. He was awarded the Elliott Cresson Medal of The Franklin Institute in 1910.

More reading: Harvey Washington Wiley homepage
Located at 38.86, -77.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1844 births, 1930 deaths, American chemists, American food chemists, Burials at Arlington National Cemetery, Chevaliers of the Légion d'honneur, Commissioners of the Food and Drug Administration, Consumer rights activists, Elliott Cresson Medal recipients, Hanover College alumni, Harvard University alumni, Purdue University faculty, Union Army soldiers

Washington-Lee High School

Washington-Lee High School (often simply called "W-L") is one of three traditional public high schools in the Arlington Public Schools district in Arlington, Virginia, covering grades 9-12. As of 2011, the school had over 2,000 students and 120 teachers. In 2010, W-L was listed at # 63 in Newsweek's listing of "America's Best High Schools," and # 3 in the state of Virginia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.86, -77.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1924, International Baccalaureate schools in Virginia, Public high schools in Virginia, Schools in Arlington County, Virginia

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