Fairfax City of Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax: Independent city in Virginia, United States

About

Fairfax is a city located in the county of City of Fairfax in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,565 and a population density of 1,388 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 23,429 inhabitants.

The city was created 217 years ago in 1804.

Fairfax Quick Facts

Population : 23,429 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Fairfax
Different from : Fairfax County
Postal code : 22030–22032
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 16.25 km2
Named for : Thomas Fairfax
Altitude : 312 feet / 95 meters
Capital city : Fairfax is capital of Fairfax County
Establishment : January 01, 1805 (217 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:39:37 (25th September 2022)
Density : 1,442 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.69% (2010-2020)
Fairfax locator map
Location of Fairfax on Virginia map.
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Fairfax Virginia - panoramio
Fairfax  Virginia - panoramio image

Geography

Fairfax is located at 38°50'46"N 77°18'23"W (38.8462200, -77.3063700).

Fairfax map

Demographics

The population of Fairfax increased by 3.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,565 - census
2011 22,460 -0.47% estimation process
2012 22,894 1.9% estimation process
2013 23,230 1.45% estimation process
2014 23,310 0.34% estimation process
2015 23,230 -0.34% estimation process
2016 23,246 0.07% estimation process
2017 23,435 0.81% estimation process
2018 23,725 1.22% estimation process
2019 24,019 1.22% estimation process
2020 23,429 -2.52% estimation process

Fairfax zip code is 22030. County name: Fairfax, County fips: 51059

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Best Things to Do in Fairfax

1 Bond's Escape Room Fairfax

Rating: 4.8 (2149)

3949 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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Bond's Escape Room Fairfax

2 NRA National Firearms Museum

Rating: 4.5 (1035)

11250 Waples Mill Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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NRA National Firearms Museum

3 Van Dyck Park

Rating: 4.6 (653)

3720 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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Van Dyck Park

4 Royal Lake Park

Rating: 4.6 (268)

5344 Gainsborough Dr, Fairfax, VA 22032, United States ➦ Show Map

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Royal Lake Park

5 Greenbriar Park

Rating: 4.4 (218)

4600 Stringfellow Rd, Fairfax, VA 22033, United States ➦ Show Map

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Greenbriar Park

Where ot Eat in Fairfax

1 IHOP

Rating: 4.3 (1996)

9490 Blake Ln, Fairfax, VA 22031, United States ➦ Show Map

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IHOP

2 The Cheesecake Factory

Rating: 4.3 (1955)

11778 U Fair Oaks, Fairfax, VA 22033, United States ➦ Show Map

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The Cheesecake Factory

3 Denny's

Rating: 4.1 (1516)

10473 Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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Denny's

4 JINYA Ramen Bar - Fairfax

Rating: 4.4 (1237)

2911 District Ave Suite 140, Fairfax, VA 22031, United States ➦ Show Map

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JINYA Ramen Bar - Fairfax

5 Dave & Buster's

Rating: 4 (1223)

11958 U Fair Oaks Shopping Center, 11958 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax, VA 22033, United States ➦ Show Map

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Dave & Buster's

Where to Stay in Fairfax

1 Courtyard by Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks

Rating: 4.2 (485)

11220 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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Courtyard by Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks

2 Hampton Inn Fairfax City

Rating: 4.3 (357)

10860 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn Fairfax City

3 Sonesta ES Suites Fairfax

Rating: 4.4 (281)

12815 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033, United States ➦ Show Map

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Sonesta ES Suites Fairfax

4 Candlewood Suites Washington-Fairfax, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.3 (239)

11400 Random Hills Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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Candlewood Suites Washington-Fairfax, an IHG Hotel

Other Places in Fairfax

1 Fairfax City Hall

Rating: 4.4 (17)

10455 Armstrong St, Fairfax, VA 22030 ➦ Show Map

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Fairfax City Hall

2 DMV Select

Rating: 4.2 (11)

10455 Armstrong St UNIT 224, Fairfax, VA 22030 ➦ Show Map

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DMV Select

3 City of Fairfax Parks & Recreation

Rating: 4.3 (6)

City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St UNIT 123, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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City of Fairfax Parks & Recreation

4 Fairfax Clerk To the City Council

Rating: 5 (1)

10455 Armstrong St UNIT 316, Fairfax, VA 22030 ➦ Show Map

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5 Fairfax Treasurer

10455 Armstrong St, Fairfax, VA 22030 ➦ Show Map

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6 Visit Fairfax (Fairfax County Convention and Visitors Corporation)

10560 Arrowhead Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States ➦ Show Map

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7 Fairfax City Voter Registration

10455 Armstrong St Suite 300, Fairfax, VA 22030 ➦ Show Map

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8 Virginia Forestry Department

12055 Government Center Pkwy #904, Fairfax, VA 22035, United States ➦ Show Map

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9 Fairfax County Public Schools

Fairfax, VA 22032, United States ➦ Show Map

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People born in Fairfax (140)

People born in Fairfax, including politician Zedekiah Kidwell, swimmer, Olympic athlete, world champion, former world record holder Kate Ziegler, writer Laura Hillenbrand, .

List

  • Brian Kendrick (American professional wrestler) he was born in 29/05/1979
  • TobyMac (American Christian singer-songwriter) he was born in 22/10/1964
  • Joey Mercury (American professional wrestler) he was born in 18/07/1979
  • Alex Riley (American professional wrestler) he was born in 28/04/1981
  • Courtney Jines (American actress) she was born in 04/05/1992
  • Sabrina Lloyd (American actress) she was born in 20/11/1970
  • Shawn Camp (American baseball player) he was born in 18/11/1975
  • R. Walton Moore (American politician (1859-1941)) he was born in 06/02/1859
  • Ayse Romey (American actress) she was born in 26/08/1970
  • Serena Deeb (American professional wrestler) she was born in 29/06/1986
  • Joe Saunders (American baseball player) he was born in 16/06/1981
  • Tara Platt (Actress, voice actress) she was born in 18/06/1978
  • Grover Gibson (American soccer player) he was born in 18/11/1978
  • Jimmy Workman (American actor) he was born in 04/10/1980
  • Lorri Hewett (American writer born in Fairfax, Virginia) she was born in 01/01/2000
  • Nathaniel Albertson (U.S. Representative (1800-1863)) he was born in 10/06/1800
  • Shanelle Workman (American actress) she was born in 03/08/1978
  • Norman Bellingham (Canoe racer) he was born in 23/12/1964

Schools in Fairfax

College & universities near Fairfax, VA

Code Name City ZIP
232186 George Mason University Fairfax (VA) 22030-4444

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairfax, VA

Code Name Address Type
BCV Burke Centre 10399 Premier Court RAIL
LOR Lorton station 8006 Lorton Road RAIL
MSS Manassas station 9431 West Street RAIL
ALX Union Station 110 Callahan Drive RAIL
WDB Woodbridge station 1040 Express Way RAIL

Post offices near Fairfax

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairfax Post Office Fairfax (VA) 22030

Other places with the same name (11)

Distance to Other Cities

Fairfax distances to largest Virginia cities