Pimmit Hills is one of the largest communities in Fairfax County with over 1,640 homes and has a population of 6,094. Pimmit Hills was founded in 1950 as a community for veterans returning home from the Korean War. Pimmit Hills is further surrounded by popular destinations like McLean and Falls Church. Washington DC is less than 10 minutes away and Dulles airport is about 15 away via the Dulles Toll Road.
Pimmit Hills is bordered by the Dulles Toll Road to the northeast, Magarity Road to the northwest, Leesburg Pike to the southwest and Custis Memorial Parkway to the southeast. Minutes to the north of Pimmit Hills is Tysons Corner with great shopping and entertainment. It is also one of the major employment centers in the area with major presence of financial and defense companies.
The houses in Pimmit Hills are mostly single-family detached dwellings, with an average property size of 1/4 acre. The neighborhood diverges from surrounding areas in that almost all houses are built using a very similar style. When the houses were first built, all trees in the area were removed. However, 50 years later Pimmit Hills is known for mature trees.
The residents of the Pimmit Hills are served by Lemon Road Elementary, Westgate Elementary School, Kilmer Middle School, and Marshall High School. Although Pimmit Hills is politically part of Fairfax County, Pimmit Hills addresses use Falls Church as their mailing address.