Fauquier County, Virginia

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Fauquier County
County
Fauquier County
Fauquier County Courthouse in Warrenton
Fauquier County Courthouse in Warrenton
Map of Virginia highlighting Fauquier County
Location within the U.S. state of Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°44′N 77°49′W / 38.74°N 77.81°W / 38.74; -77.81
Country United States
State Virginia
Founded1759
Named forFrancis Fauquier
SeatWarrenton
Largest townWarrenton
Area
 • Total651 sq mi (1,690 km2)
 • Land647 sq mi (1,680 km2)
 • Water3.8 sq mi (10 km2)  0.6%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total65,203
 • Estimate 
(2018)
70,675
 • Density100/sq mi (39/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 5th
Websitewww.fauquiercounty.gov

Fauquier /fɔːˈkɪər/ is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,203.[1] The county seat is Warrenton.[2]

The county is one of the fastest-growing and richest counties in the United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 2, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.