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Fauquier County, Virginia

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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
Named forFrancis Fauquier
Largest townWarrenton
 • Total651 sq mi (1,690 km2)
 • Land647 sq mi (1,680 km2)
 • Water3.8 sq mi (10 km2)  0.6%
 • Total72,972
 • Density110/sq mi (43/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district10th

Fauquier /fɔːˈkɪər/ is a county in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2020 census, the population was 72,972.[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. "QuickFacts: Fauquier County, Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  2. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 25, 2024.