|Whether you’re considering moving into the community or you are an original owner, Newington Forest has something for everyone.|
Newington Forest is conveniently located in southern Fairfax County, easily accessible from I-95 and the Fairfax County Parkway. Fairfax Connector bus stops are located throughout the community allowing for trips to the Springfield/Franconia Metro, the Pentagon, the newly built National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), VRE, and National Airport(DCA). Newington Forest is also located near the Amtrak Auto Train station in Lorton, VA. A close attraction is the Lorton Workhouse & Arts Center on Ox Rd.
Nestled in the midst of parkland and forest, Newington Forest offers residents a convenience in commute and at the end of the day, a serene place to come home to and enjoy.
More than 50% of the land in our community is set aside for common areas. Amenities in Newington Forest include a 25 meter swimming pool, a community center, six tennis courts, 13 tot lots, three basketball courts, one ball field, approximately 2.5 miles of hiker-biker trails connecting to the South Run Stream Valley, and last but not least, our own elementary school!
Newington Forest stretches along nearly two miles of the South Run of Pohick Creek. Construction began in 1977 as 734 acres of heavily forested land were carved into 1808 units; 1017 townhouses and 791 single family homes.
Schools for school aged children in the community are Newington Forest Elementary School, South County Middle School and South County High School.
Newington Forest Community Association
The Newington Forest Community Association (NFCA) is like a small city run almost entirely by volunteers.
The Association and all residents are governed by the Covenants and By-Laws contained in the Newington Forest Community Association Governing Documents “Green Book”. You should have received a copy at closing. If you did not, additional copies are available under the Welcome tab, Community Rules and Guidelines; Book of Resolutions
The Association is managed by nine members Board of Directors. The Association’s duties include maintaining the common grounds and streets in our community, enforcing the Covenants and By-Laws; maintaining and operating recreational facilities; providing services such as trash and snow removal; and preserving and protecting the property values of our community. The Board members are elected to one year terms at the annual meeting each February. The names and phone numbers of the current Board members and committee chairman are listed on the Contacts page of this website.
The Community Manager handles many of the daily operations of the community. The office hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. You may also email the office at Questions@NewingtonForest.org or call the office, (703)451-8563 and leave a message on our voice mail. The Association Office is located at 8201 Southrun Rd., Springfield, VA. 22153.