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Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax County is a diverse and thriving urban county and is awarded the most populous jurisdiction in both Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area; the county's population exceeds that of eight states and the District of Columbia. The median household income of Fairfax County is one of the highest in the nation and over half of its adult residents hold a four-year college degree or higher.

Fairfax County offers residents a wide range of excellent employment opportunities, attractive housing options, an abundance of recreational opportunities and proximity to Washington, D.C., the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Virginia Coastline.

Once a farming community adjacent to the nation's capital, today, Fairfax County is the largest jurisdiction in the Washington area and contains some of the most desirable residential communities in Northern Virginia. Fairfax County is known for its well-run government, state-of-the-art libraries (the largest public library system in Virginia), beautiful parks and excellent public schools which are consistently rated among the best in the nation.

Fairfax County offers its residents a broad range of historical and entertainment venues, including the Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum, George Mason University’s Center for the Arts and Wolf Trap, the nation’s only outdoor national park for the performing arts.

Fairfax County residents can also take advantage of numerous nearby recreational amenities such as George Mason University’s Patriot Center, various shopping mall outlets, challenging golf courses and popular county parks. To the east, culture seekers can enjoy Washington, D.C.’s museums, monuments and nightlife and to the west, local residents and visitors flock from all across the country to take in the picturesque vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Further to the south, visitors can tour Civil War Battlefields and enjoy the charm and sophistication of Virginia’s horse and wine country and even stop by various local farm stands.

Updated Apr 22, 2018 11:31:pm
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