UPDATE: BB&T's Mount Vernon Branch Wins 'Best Bank' Poll

Winner will receive a framed 'Best of' certificate

UPDATE: Congratulations to of Mount Vernon, for winning the Best of Route 1 Patch poll this week in the "Best Bank" category!

Voting by Patch readers began on Monday and Mount Vernon's BB&T Bank came in first by the time the poll closed Friday at 9 a.m. The Fort Hunt branch of Burke & Herbert Bank came in second in the poll.

The winner will get a framed "Best of Alexandria" certificate from Patch, plus bragging rights.

Stay tuned for our next "Best of" poll coming up Monday—voting will begin at 5 a.m. in a new category.


What do you look for in a bank? Knowledgeable employees, customer service, convenient location, extended hours, competitive rates, community service? Patch wants you to pick your favorite bank in the Route 1 area. You have until Friday at 9 a.m. to vote.

Which is your favorite? 

  • (Belle View Blvd.)
  • (6618 Richmond Hwy.)
  • (Fort Hunt location)
  • (Mount Vernon location)
  • (Hybla Valley)
  • (Fort Hunt)
  • (Mount Vernon)
  • (Belle Haven)
  • (Mount Vernon)
  • (Belle View Blvd.)
  • (6300 Richmond Hwy.)
  • (Fort Hunt)
  • (Mount Vernon)

Vote for your favorite bank in the poll below and don't forget to click on the links above and rate the banks on their Patch directory listing. You can even leave a review.

Tell us why it's your favorite bank. Let other readers know what they're missing!

What will the winner get? Bragging rights! They'll be able to tell everyone they were voted a "Best of Route 1" by Patch readers.

And in the event of a tie in our survey, we will break the tie by counting the positive comments written both below and on the store's listing on Patch. So please let us know why you think your choice is the best. 

Because this poll is not scientific, the poll is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and your reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch site.


Business owners: Chances are, you already have a business listing on Patch. Learn how to claim your business listing. Can't find your listing? Email Luisa at: luisa.gaviria@patch.com to let her know.

Kari Warren February 23, 2012 at 05:02 PM
You left off the best customer service bank of all...Virginia Commerce Bank. I switched all of my accounts from BB&T. Virginia Commerce Bank (Steven Blanco and his team) are truly the best!


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