Fairfax is located in Fairfax County
in the Eastern Region
of the state. The city of Fairfax is a residential community on the west side of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The original wills of George and Martha Washington are in the Judicial Center on Chain Bridge Road.
Built in 1800, the original courthouse on Chain Bridge Road has been used continously except during the Civil War, when Union troops occupied the town and used it as a stable. A monument to the first Confederate officer killed during the Civil War stands on the courthouse grounds. Fairfax is part of the Washington metro area.
Public Libraries Fairfax County Public Library |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Homestead Village |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Garand Realty |
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12/14 Coming to The area
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival West Friendship MD May4-5 A fun-filled weekend of live animals, crafts and supplies, entertainment and more.