Fairfax, Virginia

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City of Fairfax, Virginia
City of Fairfax
Old Town of Fairfax City
Old Town of Fairfax City
Nicknames: 
Downtown Fairfax, Fairfax City, Historic Fairfax
Location of Fairfax in Virginia
Location of Fairfax in Virginia
Fairfax City is located in Northern Virginia
Fairfax City
Fairfax City
Location of Fairfax in Virginia
Fairfax City is located in Virginia
Fairfax City
Fairfax City
Fairfax City (Virginia)
Fairfax City is located in the United States
Fairfax City
Fairfax City
Fairfax City (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°51′9″N 77°18′15″W / 38.85250°N 77.30417°W / 38.85250; -77.30417Coordinates: 38°51′9″N 77°18′15″W / 38.85250°N 77.30417°W / 38.85250; -77.30417
Country United States
State Virginia
Pre-incorporation County Fairfax County (none after incorporation – Independent city)
Founded1869
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager government
 • MayorDavid L. Meyer
Area
 • Total6.27 sq mi (16.25 km2)
 • Land6.24 sq mi (16.16 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
312 ft (95 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total24,146
 • Density3,900/sq mi (1,500/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
22030–22033
Area codes703, 571
FIPS code51-26496[2]
GNIS feature ID1498476[3]
Websitewww.fairfaxva.gov

Fairfax is an independent city of Virginia in the United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.