Belle Haven

Belle Haven in a neighborhood and census-designated place in the Alexandria region of Fairfax County.

Located just south of the City of Alexandria, the name Belle Haven is a corruption of Belhaven, which was the site of the first English settlement in what would eventually become Fairfax County and later Alexandria.[1]


  1. Geddes, Jean. Fairfax County: Historical Highlights from 1607. Fairfax, VA: Denlinger's, 1967.

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