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Fairfax Destination Guide

Delve into Fairfax in United States!

Fairfax in the region of Virginia with it's 22,565 residents is located in United States - some 15 mi (or 24 km) West of Washington, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Fairfax

Current time in Fairfax is now 07:12 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "America / New York" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Washington, Annapolis, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Alexandria or Pittsburgh. While being here, make sure to check out Blevinstown, Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Kings Park and Vienna as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

8°C / 46 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 90%
Air Pressure 1019.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 32% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 20th of November 2018
Light rain, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 6°C (42 °F)
Night: -2°C (29 °F)
Wednesday, 21st of November 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 1°C (33 °F)
Night: -3°C (27 °F)
Thursday, 22nd of November 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 9°C (49 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)


Festival of Lights and Carols 2012 Promo...

00:31 min ( November 14, 2012 by cityoffairfaxva)
Views: 803 - Rating: 5/5

Join the City of Fairfax for the annual Festival of Lights and Carols on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Be sure to get your reservations for 'Lunch with Santa'. Enjoy a cup of hot cider and warm up by th...

45th Annual City of Fairfax Independence...

56:08 min ( October 21, 2011 by cityoffairfaxva)
Views: 834 - Rating: 5/5

The City of Fairfax Celebrates our country's Independence Day with it's 45th Annual Independence Day Parade

Fairfax Concentrates

02:08 min ( January 18, 2011 by sajones22079)
Views: 638 - Rating: 4/5

My Sons Rick and Scott sit on the couch while Rick pans out some concentrates. Other than the City of Fairfax The location of origin of these will forever remain a secret. I miss hanging out with my b...

Civil War Day 2012 Promo - The City of F...

00:32 min ( April 13, 2012 by cityoffairfaxva)
Views: 380 - Rating: 0/5

See the Civil War brought to life with re-enactors at the Civil War Interpretive Center at the Historic Blenheim Estate in the City of Fairfax Saturday May 5, 2012

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Fairfax during the next days.


Annandale VA ServSafe® Food Protection Manager One To One Certification

Beginning: 01:00 pm (13:00).
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Summer Fun Days - Celebrating Favorite Characters

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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College Reading Strategies

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Poetry Showcase And Open Mic

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Samus Begley Trio

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Art Garfunkel

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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George Mason University Patriots Mens Basketball Vs. North Carolina Central Eagles Mens Basketball

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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9 Steps To Mastery: Executive Strategies For Modern Networkers

Beginning: 07:00 am (07:00).
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Women & Wisdom: Monthly Signature Series

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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Annandale VA ServSafe® Food Protection Manager One To One Certification

Beginning: 01:00 pm (13:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax (formerly Providence) is an independent city forming an enclave within the Fairfax County, Virginia in the United States. The city is politically independent of the surrounding county and once served as the county seat when the city held town status. Situated in the Northern Virginia region, Fairfax forms part of the Washington Metropolitan Area. The population was 22,565 as of the 2010 Census. In May 2009, Fairfax was ranked No. 3 in the "Top 25 Places to Live Well" by Forbes Magazine.

More reading: Fairfax, Virginia homepage
Located at 38.85, -77.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area, Cities in Virginia, County seats in Virginia, Fairfax, Virginia, Populated places established in 1805, Washington metropolitan area

George Mason University

George Mason University (GMU), frequently referred to as Mason, is a public university based in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, south of and adjacent to the city of Fairfax. Additional campuses are located nearby in Arlington County, Prince William County, and Loudoun County. The university's motto is Freedom and Learning while its slogan or tagline is Where Innovation Is Tradition.

More reading: George Mason University homepage
Located at 38.85, -77.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1957 establishments in the United States, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, Education in Arlington County, Virginia, Education in Fairfax County, Virginia, Education in Loudoun County, Virginia, Education in Prince William County, Virginia, Educational institutions established in 1957, Engineering universities and colleges in Virginia, George Mason, George Mason University, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Public universities in the United States, Universities and colleges accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Universities and colleges in Ras al-Khaimah, Universities and colleges in Virginia

National Rifle Association

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization founded in 1871 that promotes the right of citizens to bear arms, as well as police training, firearm safety, marksmanship, hunting and self-defense training in the United States. The NRA is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) and its lobbying branch is a 501(c)(4) organization.

More reading: National Rifle Association homepage
Located at 38.85, -77.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1871 establishments in the United States, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations, Civil rights organizations in the United States, Gun rights advocacy groups in the United States, Lobbying organizations in the United States, Magazine publishing companies of the United States, National Rifle Association, Non-profit organizations based in Virginia, Nonpartisan organizations in the United States, Organizations established in 1871, Rifle associations, Shooting in the United States

Fairfax County, Virginia

Fairfax County is a county in Virginia, in the United States. As of 2012, the population of the county is 1,118,602, making it the most populous jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia, with 13.6% of Virginia's population. The county is also the most populous jurisdiction in the Washington Metropolitan Area, with 19.8% of the MSA population, as well as the larger Baltimore–Washington Metropolitan Area, with 13.1% of the CSA population.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.85, -77.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1742 establishments, Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area, Fairfax County, Virginia, Potomac River counties, Virginia counties, Washington metropolitan area

Mantua, Virginia

Mantua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Mantua is a bedroom community serving as a suburb to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Most of the homes in Mantua were built between the 1950s and the 1980s. The population was 7,485 at the 2000 census.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.85, -77.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area, Census-designated places in Virginia, Populated places in Fairfax County, Virginia, Unincorporated communities in Virginia

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