Dahlgren NSWC - On and Off Base Information

Dahlgren NSWC Housing Information

Dahlgren NSWC Housing and Information:

Location: Naval Support Facility (NSF) Dahlgren is located approximately 30 miles east of Fredericksburg, VA and 68 miles south of Washington, DC and 55 miles north of Richmond, VA in rural King George County. Nestled alongside the Potomac River, the base enjoys the beauty of the water as well as quick access to a major highway, Route 301. Due to its close proximity to Washington and Richmond, the cost of living is geared towards the high-cost area. 

Cost of Living: Higher than the U.S. National Average

Base Operator: 540-653-8153

Area Population:  2,653 in Dahlgren, VA (2010 Census). 22,630 in King George County VA.

Schools: Dahlgren School, a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade DoD school, is located on the installation. Dependents of Department of Defense employees both military and civilians residing on the installation are eligible to attend this school. There are no fees to attend for those students who meet these eligibility requirements. Families residing off the installation primarily attend King George County Public Schools.  The school district has 1 High School, 1 Middle School, 3 Elementary Schools and 1 preschool program serving approximately 4,175 students.

Fleet and Family Support Center: FFSC 540-653-1839, DSN 312-249-1839

Housing: Currently, Dahlgren base housing consists of 78 single-family homes and 125 townhome units. All housing units are conveniently located near the base school (pre-K through 8th grade), base shopping and recreational facilities. Two pets per household are allowed in base housing. Please note: Certain breed restrictions apply. Call The Housing Service Center at 540-653-8505 or Lincoln Military Housing at 540-663-2190, for availability.

Base Location

6149 Welsh Road
Dahlgren, VA 22448

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