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The United States Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), named for Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren, is located in Dahlgren, Virginia, with a geographically separated command, Combat Direction Systems Activity Dam Neck (CDSADN), located in Virginia Beach, VA, in close proximity to the largest fleet concentration area in the Navy. NSWCDD is part of the Naval Surface Warfare Centers under the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). The NSWCDD was initially established October 16, 1918 as a remote extension of MarylandÕs Indian Head Proving Ground used for testing naval guns. The Dahlgren site was named the Lower Station, Dahlgren Naval Proving Ground when it first opened. The location on the Potomac River was specifically chosen for the development of a long ballistic test range on the Potomac River, required for the testing of modern, high-powered munitions
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** Data based off of 2013 census data.
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|KG - 6||16495 15th St Dahlgren, VA 22448||Public|
Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary
|PK - 5||12872 Rock Point Rd Newburg, MD 20664||Public|
Piccowaxen Middle School
|6 - 8||12834 Rock Point Rd Newburg, MD 20664||Public|
Colonial Beach High
|8 - 12||100 First St Colonial Beach, VA 22443||Public|
Colonial Beach Elem.
|KG - 7||315 Douglas Ave Colonial Beach, VA 22443||Public|
Monroe Bay Christian Academy
|2 - 11||Po Box 208 Colonial Beach, VA 22443||Private|
King George Elem.
|KG - 6||10381 Ridge Rd King George, VA 22485||Public|
Washington District Elem.
|PK - 5||454 Oak Grove Rd Colonial Beach, VA 22443||Public|
High Road School Of Southern Maryland
|6 - 12||95 Catalpa Dr Ste 100 La Plata, MD 20646||Private|
King George Middle
|7 - 8||8246 Dahlgren Rd King George, VA 22485||Public|
King George High
|9 - 12||10100 Foxes Way King George, VA 22485||Public|
Walter J. Mitchell Elementary
|PK - 5||400 Willow Ln La Plata, MD 20646||Public|
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Cities Near Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division
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|City||Distance||Population||Avg. Home Price||Avg. Monthly Rent|
|La Plata||13.9 miles||8,903||$329,900||$1,148|
|King George||9.5 miles||4,971||$220,900||$964|
|Colonial Beach||6.5 miles||3,551||$220,400||$875|
|Cobb Island||11.2 miles||662||$244,300||$1,583|
|Rock Point||11.2 miles||99||$343,000||$0|
|Fairview Beach||11.4 miles||504||$243,500||$0|
|Port Tobacco Village||11.8 miles||5||$275,000||$0|
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