Fauquier County, Virginia

Fauquier County: County in Virginia, United States


Fauquier County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,203 and a population density of 39 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 71,361 inhabitants. Its county seat is Warrenton. The county was created 265 years ago in 1758.

Fauquier County locator map
Location of Fauquier County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Fauquier County

Population : 71,361 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Area : 1687 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : Francis Fauquier
Altitude : 548 feet / 167 meters
Capital : Warrenton
Establishment : January 01, 1759
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:57:58 (2nd March 2024)
Density : 42 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.63% (2010-2020)
Fauquier County Courthouse image
Fauquier County Courthouse
Fauquier County Courthouse image


Fauquier County is located at 38°44'19"N 77°48'33"W (38.7385500, -77.8092700). It has 7 neighbors: Clarke County, Culpeper County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Rappahannock County, Stafford County and Warren County.

Fauquier County map

The largest city of Fauquier County is Petersburg with a population of 30,446. Other cities include and Hopewell population 22,375. See all Fauquier County cities & populated places.

Fauquier County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Fauquier County.

City Name Population Title
Petersburg 30,446 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Hopewell 22,375 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Warrenton 9,982 Town in Virginia, United States
Remington 661 Incorporated town in Virginia
The Plains 237 Town in Virginia, United States

Fauquier County has 7 neighbours.


The population of Fauquier County increased by 8.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 65,203 - census
2011 66,032 1.26% estimation process
2012 66,561 0.79% estimation process
2013 67,139 0.86% estimation process
2014 68,116 1.43% estimation process
2015 68,423 0.45% estimation process
2016 68,805 0.56% estimation process
2017 69,547 1.07% estimation process
2018 70,642 1.55% estimation process
2019 71,222 0.81% estimation process
2020 71,361 0.19% estimation process

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People born in Fauquier County (36)

People born in Fauquier County, including politician William A. Harris, politician Henry S. Foote, politician Presley O'Bannon, .


  • Thomas Metcalfe (American politician (1780-1855)) he was born in 20/03/1780
  • Turner Ashby (Confederate Army general) he was born in 23/10/1828
  • Samuel Chilton (American politician (1805-1867)) he was born in 07/09/1805
  • Samuel Price (American politician (1805-1884)) he was born in 28/07/1805
  • Albert Rust (American politician and Confederate States Army general in the Civil War) he was born in 01/01/1818
  • Richard Aylett Buckner (American politician) he was born in 16/07/1763
  • Richard Winn (American merchant, surveyor, and politician from Winnsboro, South Carolina) he was born in 01/01/1750
  • William McCoy (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1768
  • Branch T. Archer (Texan who served as Commissioner to the United States and Speaker of the House of the Republic of Texas House of Representatives and Secretary of War of the Republic of Texas) he was born in 13/12/1790
  • Charles A. Lockwood (United States admiral) he was born in 06/05/1890
  • Cuthbert Bullitt (American lawyer (died 1791)) he was born in 01/01/1740
  • Dana Rucker (American football coach) he was born in 28/01/1868
  • Dangerfield Newby he was born in 01/01/1825
  • Elias Florence (American politician) he was born in 15/02/1797
  • Garnett Nelson (American football coach) he was born in 13/06/1872
  • Henry Marshall Ashby (Confederate States Army colonel during the American Civil War) he was born in 01/01/1836
  • James Clyman (American mountain man) he was born in 01/02/1792
  • James K. Marshall (Confederate Army officer) he was born in 17/04/1839

Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Fairfax County 1,150,847 County in Virginia, United States
Prince William County 475,533 County in Virginia, United States
Virginia Beach 451,231 The most populous city in Virginia, Virginia Beach is a major center for tourism, military, and business.
Loudoun County 422,784 County in Virginia, United States
Chesterfield County 358,245 County in South Carolina, United States
Henrico County 333,766 County in Virginia, United States
Chesapeake 247,011 The second most populous city in Virginia.
Norfolk 242,803 The most populous city in Virginia.
Arlington County 240,119 County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.
Richmond 232,226 The capital of Virginia.
Arlington 229,164 A county in Virginia.
City of Portsmouth 215,133 Administrative division in Virginia, United States
Newport News 179,062 The second most populous city in Virginia.
Alexandria 158,726 A city in Virginia.
Stafford County 156,748 County in Virginia, United States
East Hampton 147,993 Town in New York