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What You’ll Love About Fairfax

The Amenities

Upscale shopping and dining, fantastic parks and trails, ample recreation opportunities, Fairfax has something for everyone!

The Employment

Fairfax is home to several top companies, is close to D.C. and the Pentagon, and has a very low unemployment rate of just 3.0%.

The Weather

Warm summer days and comfortable winter nights are just two more reasons to fall in love with Fairfax, Virginia.

Come Explore Life in Fairfax

Elegant homes, rich history, and vibrant local culture are just three of the reasons people are flocking to the highly sought-after area of Fairfax, Virginia. Home to a number of beautiful neighborhoods, expansive parks and golf courses, and wonderful area attractions, Fairfax is a wonderful, upscale community to call home. Only 30-minutes from our nation's capital, Fairfax is ideal for those looking for a tranquil lifestyle that's still close to all the amenities of a major metropolitan area.

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Parks & Rec

Spending time outdoors almost feels like a mini-vacation when you live in Fairfax, which has a number of gorgeously maintained parks. Take a scenic walk or have a picturesque picnic at Daniels Run Park, or head over to Van Dyck Park to practice your favorite sports game with friends and family.

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Local Attractions

A historic American city, Fairfax has a variety of significant cultural and historic sites. Take a self-guided tour through the Historic District, which has many 19th-century buildings like the Fairfax Courthouse and the Ratcliffe-Allison-Pozer House.



With a very low unemployment rate of just 3.0%, the local economy in Fairfax is strong. Plus, residents of Fairfax face a relatively easy commute to major employers and businesses in Washington D.C., as well as the Pentagon.



Public schools in Fairfax are served by the Fairfax County Public School System, which is renowned for its academic excellence, highly trained teachers, and comprehensive curriculums. Fairfax is also home to George Mason University, which adds an additional element of cultural and educational opportunity to this thriving city.

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Shopping & Dining

Fair Oaks Mall, Fair City Mall, and Pickett Shopping Center are all fantastic places to take care of all your shopping needs. Truly, almost everything you could ever need is just a short drive from your home in Fairfax. For additional upscale boutiques and fine dining, the hub of Washington, D.C. is just a half-hour drive away.

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Community Events

Known for its incredibly fun community events, the City of Fairfax does an excellent job in bringing its community together via fun happenings. Annual events include the Chocolate Lovers Festival, Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts, National Trails Day, Fall Festivals, and so much more.

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Fairfax at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population (2020): 24,901
Zip Code: 22030, 22031, 22032


Travel & Commute

Washington, DC: 30 min
Arlington: 30 min
Public Transit: Washington Metro Orange Line
Airport: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Dulles International Airport
Major Highways: I-66, Highway 50

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