F a i r f a x

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About Fairfax

The City of Fairfax derives its name from Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, who was awarded 5,000,000 acres of land in Northern Virginia by King Charles. The area that the city now encompasses was settled in the early 18th century by farmers from Virginia's Tidewater region. The town of "Providence" was established on the site by an act of the state legislature in 1805.

Fairfax City in Fairfax, Virginia is one of the most-loved places for families and young professionals to live, according to Niche. The Niche website ranks places to live in the U.S and gives Fairfax a grade of A+.

In the popular suburb of Washington DC, you’ll find a vibrant community filled with coffee shops, restaurants, and a wide variety of attractions and things to do. Plus, low crime rates, a bustling nightlife, and top-rated public schools are some of the advantages enjoyed by Fairfax residents. 

Source Wikipedia, Virginia.org


Elevation: 312′

Population: 23,531 (2019)

Founded: 1805

ZIP Codes: 22030-22032

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