Directions to Ivy Hill Cemetery
If you are relying on a GPS system to guide you to Ivy Hill Cemetery, please input the street address of the Cemetery, 2823 King Street Alexandria, VA 22302. Using just the cemetery’s name may direct you to a walk in gate at the Timber Branch Road side of the cemetery. Please note the Cemetery entrance has been moved to just west of the original location, closer to T. C. Williams High School.
From I 395
Take the King Street East, U.S. Route 7, exit and proceed toward Old Town Alexandria, through 7 traffic lights. The 7th light will be at entrance for Chinquapin Park Recreation Center and T. C. Williams High School’s main entrance. Once through this light the Cemetery will be on your left, just past the two churches. The entrance is now located before the Cemetery Office and just west of the original entrance closer to T. C. Williams High School and the two churches.
From Old Town Alexandria, U.S. Route 1, King Street METRO station: (walking as well)
Take King Street, U. S. Route 7 west past the METRO station. Continue up King Street hill keeping the Masonic Temple on your left. The Cemetery will be on your right hand side once you have passed through the intersection with Janney’s Lane (T intersection). The entrance is located just beyond (west) the beige and blue trimmed two story 1850’s farmhouse that serves as the Cemetery office.
From the Capital Beltway, I 95:
Using the LOCAL lanes on the Beltway, you will take the route U. S. 1 exit to the north. Proceed to King Street and turn left and follow the above instructions for from Old Town Alexandria.
Walking from King Street Metro stop, please use the directions above for from Old Town Alexandria. This is about a 20 minute walk on sidewalks, it is mainly an uphill walk.
Taxis are available at the King Street Metro Station.
Several Alexandria DASH and Metro buses run past Ivy Hill Cemetery and the stops are less than a block from the entrance of the cemetery. For more information about schedules and current fares, please use the link for DASHbus and for the Metrobus or subway transportation please us the link for METRO. DASH does accept regional SmarTrip® Card for fare payment.
If you are on lower King Street you can take the free King Street Trolley to the Metro station and proceed from there.
- Ivy Hill Cemetery Maps (PDF)