Fairfax Homes for Sale
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The City of Fairfax was originally founded as the town of Providence in 1805, and renamed Town of Fairfax in 1859 for Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron. Lord Fairfax 5,000,000 acres of land in northern Virginia, including the area where the city and county of Fairfax are located. The city has nine sites included in the National Register of Historic Places, including Fairfax Courthouse and Blenheim estate.
The city is surrounded by Fairfax County, and is located 17 miles west of Washington, DC. Public transit options in the city include the CUE Bus, Metrobus, and there is close access to Washington Metro’s Orange Line (via the Vienna station) and Virginia Railway Express (VRE) and Amtrak in Burke. George Mason University, Virginia’s largest university, is located along the southern border of the city. The US Census Bureau estimates the population at more than 24,000 as of 2015.