In May 2009, the City of Fairfax was rated No. 3 in the "Top 25 Places to Live Well" by Forbes Magazine – and no wonder. As part of the large and prosperous Fairfax County, you will find one of the best school systems in the country, vibrant urban development, quiet country lanes, major companies, and a diverse mix of shopping, entertainment, and dining options. Named for Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron who was awarded five million acres by King Charles, it is hard to believe that the county was once home to a scattering of farms, when settlers first arrived in the early 18th century. Now, it’s filled with families, professionals, and singles who love its proximity to Washington, DC, beautiful neighborhoods, and countless amenities, including numerous annual community events and year-round concerts of every genre held at George Mason University. Whether you’d like to live in an urban, suburban, or rural setting, you’ll find it here in Fairfax.
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