Introduction to Fairfax

The City of Fairfax is in the middle of Central Fairfax County. Since its settlement in the 1700s, the City of Fairfax has been at the heart of Northern Virginia's government and commercial activities. The City of Fairfax is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Fairfax is located just 20 minutes from Washington, D.C. Fairfax offers an attractive blend of commercial, office, retail, and residential properties that combine the charm of a small town with the opportunities of a thriving urban area. Fairfax is home to more than 20,000 residents and 29,000 businesses. Fairfax offers an extensive variety of office space, from townhouse and large-scale office buildings along the commercial corridors to stately renovated houses in the city's Historic District, included in the National Register of Historic Places. The city is home to large companies and small service firms, lawyers and other professionals, thriving retail stores, and national trade associations.

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