Moving to a new area can be challenging, especially when looking for schools. If you are looking for a comprehensive list of public schools, or just want a comparison of schools within the surrounding area, GreatSchools.org is a great resource. Find the best fit. Learn about Alexandria City and the surrounding jurisdictions to find out which area is the best fit for your family. Alexandria postal addresses could be located within the City of Alexandria or in Fairfax County. Examples - Kingstowne, Island Creek, and Waynewood all have the postal address of Alexandria but are located within Fairfax County. Contact us should you have questions.