Fairfax City is an independent city at the heart of Fairfax County, and offers a small town feel without sacrificing convenient access to major commuter routes. The city is located 17 miles west of Washington, D.C. and the population is approximately 24,000. The downtown area has been recently revitalized and boasts a beautifully redesigned Old Town Square. You'll find an abundance of restaurants and shops as well as the Farmers Market. The City hosts many fun community events including the Chocolate Lovers Festival, Rock the Block concert series, and Fall for the Book Festival. The City prides itself in having pedestrian and bike-friendly roads and sidewalks, an affordable CUE bus system and quick access to Vienna/Fairfax Metro. Another benefit of living in Fairfax City are the low tax rates - among the lowest in the Northern Virginia region.
Fairfax City is home to George Mason University, the largest public research university in Virginia with about 35,000 students. The public primary and secondary schools are administered by Fairfax County, recognized as one of the top school systems in the country.
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- Metro https://www.wmata.com/
- Fairfax City Schools: http://cityoffairfaxschools.org/
- Fairfax City Website: http://www.fairfaxva.gov/