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 New to Fairfax? - Fairfax County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Fairfax County is governed by a Board of Supervisors composed of 10 members; a chairman, elected at large, and one member from each of nine Supervisor districts, elected for four-year terms by the voters of the districts in which the members reside.
Fairfax County’s public school system is the largest in Virginia and the 12th largest in the nation.
Fairfax County is one of the safest counties of its size in the nation.
www.co.fairfax.va.us /newtofairfax   (2142 words)

 The Sanders Family of Fairfax County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
George Sanders was enumerated on the 1850 census in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Louisa Maria Sanders was born March 1, 1844 in Virginia, probably in Loudoun or Fairfax County.
Mary Virginia 'Jenny' Allbright was born December 15, 1861 in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio.
www.gentree.com /sanders   (9360 words)

 Fairfax County Historical Society
Fairfax County was created in 1742 from Prince William County.
Thomas, sixth Lord Fairfax was the only Fairfax to actually reside on the Fairfax Land Grant.
Lord Fairfax was sufficiently impressed with George that he employed him to survey his lands in the Shennandoah Valley.
www.fairfaxhistoricalsociety.org   (270 words)

 Fairfax County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As Fairfax County evolves into a more urban landscape with less room for wildlife, it is inevitable that wildlife conflicts will emerge in greater number.
The Fairfax County Park Authority has a four-step plan for working to minimize conflict between humans and wildlife.
In continuing efforts to make absentee voting accessible to citizens, the Fairfax County Office of Elections is offering extended in-person absentee voting times and locations for the Tuesday, Nov. 7 general election.
www.fairfaxcounty.gov   (267 words)

 History of Fairfax County, Virginia -- including the Revolutionary War, the Civil
Although the county was not formally created until 1742, the history of English settlement on the land that is now Fairfax County spans the early 1600s to the present.
In 1798, land in northeastern Fairfax County (parts of present-day Arlington County and Alexandria City) was ceded to the new federal government as part of the national capital, the District of Columbia.
During the Civil War, Fairfax County was literally caught in the middle of the hostilities.
www.fxva.com /fxva/history.html   (920 words)

 Fairfax To Probe Voting Machines (washingtonpost.com)
Democrats in Fairfax County joined Republicans yesterday in criticizing the performance of the county's costly new high-tech voting system, saying that it may have disenfranchised voters in the Nov. 4 election.
The Democrat-led board of supervisors scolded the county board of elections for minimizing problems with the touch-screen machines that the county purchased this year for $3.5 million and asked County Executive Anthony H. Griffin to investigate what went wrong before the machines are pressed into service again in February for the Democratic presidential primary.
On election night, Fairfax Republicans filed a lawsuit alleging election irregularities after 10 machines from nine precincts broke down during voting, were brought to the county government center for repairs and then returned to the polls -- a violation of election law, they argued.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A54432-2003Nov17.html   (881 words)

 Fairfax County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of 2005, the estimated population of the county is 1,041,200
Fairfax County is part of the inner suburbs of Washington D.C. and the county lies just outside of Washington D.C. Contents
Fairfax County is home to people from diverse backgrounds with significant number of Korean-Americans, Indian-Americans and Vietnamese-Americans along with other Americans with Asian descent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fairfax_County,_Virginia   (1937 words)

 Fairfax County Records
Fairfax County was established in 1742 from the northeastern lands of Prince William County.
in 1801 the area of present Arlington County was ceded by the state of Virginia from Fairfax County lands to become part of the federal government's District of Columbia.
The county suffered heavily from destruction and theft and a considerable portion of its records were lost during the Civil War.
genealogyresources.org /Fairfax.html   (467 words)

This Settlement Agreement is entered into by the Office of the Sheriff, County of Fairfax, Virginia (Sheriff's Office), and the United States of America, by the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section (Department).
A complaint was filed under title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12131-12134, with the Department against the Sheriff's Office, which controls and operates the Fairfax County jail.
It appears that a TDD was available in the County jail for use by Mr.
www.usdoj.gov /crt/ada/fairfax.htm   (842 words)

 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One life-long resident of the county, whose "family had lived through this," recalled an invasion of "carpet baggers" and "scalawags," while a 1924 University of Virginia-sponsored economic survey of the county concluded that "the scars of war were left deep upon the breast of Fairfax County.
On the contrary, Fairfax County's story between 1870 and 1900 is neither one of unrelieved suffering and stagnation, nor of unparalleled progress.
Although it was the county seat and famed for the sweetness of the water from the well on its public square, Fairfax Court House could hardly be described as a thriving community in the late years of the nineteenth century.
www.nv.cc.va.us /home/preed/ffx1.htm   (14463 words)

 Fairfax City, Virginia (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As an independent city, it is not part of Fairfax County, although it is surrounded by the county and in fact the county's courthouse, jail, and main library are located within the city limits.
The seal is a rounded triangle with the coat of arms on the center, a variation on the Fairfax family arms used as the county coat of arms.
Fairfax City is essentially a bedroom community for Washington as well an attractive restaurant and shopping center.
flagspot.net /flags/us-vaffx.html   (166 words)

 Fairfax County
Please note, under Virginia State law these records are public information.
Fairfax County assumes no liability for either any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information provided regardless of their cause, or for any decision made, action taken, or action not taken by the user in reliance upon any maps or information provided.
Precise determination of parcel boundaries must be made by a licensed surveyor using the location information recorded on the property deed on file with the Circuit Court.
icare.fairfaxcounty.gov /Main/Home.aspx   (385 words)

 Fairfax, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fairfax is an independent city forming an enclave within the confines of Fairfax County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
While the City itself is an enclave within the County of Fairfax, a small portion of the County (comprising the courthouse complex and a small area nearby) is itself an enclave within the city.
The public schools in the City of Fairfax are owned by the city, but administered by the Fairfax County Public Schools system under contractual agreement with Fairfax County.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fairfax,_Virginia   (830 words)

 Fairfax County: Virginia Is For Lovers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Fairfax County is south of the Potomac River and west of Washington, D.C. It has more than 200 shopping centers, including five super regional malls with more than 750 stores.
With more than 70 hotels available in Fairfax County, there are plenty of rooms to choose from as well as conference and space.
Some of the nation's most honored landmarks are in Fairfax County -- Mount Vernon, George Washington's Estate & Gardens; Sully Historic Site, the home of Richard Bland Lee; and Woodlawn Plantation, the home of Martha Washington's granddaughter and her husband.
www.virginia.org /site/cities.asp?locality=Fairfax   (334 words)

Fairfax has traditionally been a popular location for home buyers seeking convenient commuting routes to Washington, DC, Dulles Airport, Technology companies located from Tysons Corner and out the Greenway or south.
Fairfax is also the location for most luxury home development in the Northern Virginia new homes market.
Highly ranked Fairfax County public schools, access to public transportation and shopping out of this world are a few amenities that bring home buyers to Fairfax County homes.
www.new-homefinders.com /fairfax.shtml   (234 words)

 General County News - Fairfax County, Virginia
A unique collaboration between the state and county governments has produced a new streamlined contractor licensing verification module for Fairfax County.
At the county level, the partnership engages the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Department of Planning and Zoning, Department of Fire and Rescue, Health Department and Department of Information Technology.
Each of these agencies is involved in the issuance of the various permits required to construct a new home or office building — but the permitting process begins with licensing verification.
www.hansen.com /news/InthePress/fairfax-county-07-13-04.htm   (640 words)

 Virginia Task Force 1 - International Urban Search and Rescue
Established in 1986 as a domestic and international disaster response resource, sponsored by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, Virginia Task Force 1 is rostered by approximately 200 specially trained career and volunteer fire and rescue personnel, with expertise in the rescue of victims from collapsed structures, following a natural or man-made catastrophic event.
Virginia Task Force 1 has partnerships with the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency for domestic response and the United States Agency for International Development/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance during international missions.
As a part of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, the task force maintains constant operational readiness as a local resource for residents of Fairfax County and surrounding jurisdictions.
www.vatf1.org   (254 words)

 Infertility Fairfax County, Virginia
We support the Shady Grove Fertility Centers located in the Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and the Virginia area.
We are not aware of any egg donation agencies in Fairfax County, Virginia.
We are not aware of any male infertility centers in Fairfax County, Virginia.
www.fertilitynetwork.com /city/va-fairfaxcounty.htm   (119 words)

 Fairfax County, Virginia (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Four flags are visible on some of the photos- US, Virginia, Fairfax County and another very similar to the County flag but with a brown field instead of blue.
The yellow around the edge of the county flag (light blue) is wider than that around the state and national flags.
There are county flags extant here in Fairfax County that lack the yellow border, but all those I have seen displayed in front of and inside county office buildings have the yellow border.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/us-va-fx.html   (219 words)

 Fairfax County, Virginia houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
Churches in Fairfax County include: Church of God, Church of the Brethren, Frying Pan Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Church, Providence Baptist Church, Providence Presbyterian Church, Colchester Freewill Baptist Church, Rock Hill Church of God.
Fairfax County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Virginia state average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 47 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
www.city-data.com /county/Fairfax_County-VA.html   (570 words)

 Fire Station 19 Fairfax County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Fire Station 19 is one of the 36 fire stations making up the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department in Fairfax, Virginia.
Company 19 units are tasked with protecting a portion of the southeast corner of the county and the firefighters are affiliated with IAFF Union Local 2068, Fairfax County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics.
They do receive subsidies from Fairfax County for it's purchase and continued maintenence with funds from your taxes.
www.homestead.com /fs19/StationInfo.html   (318 words)

 Department of Tax Administration - Real Estate Division - Fairfax County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Virginia law requires that assessments be uniform and based on 100% of fair market value.
Our website provides assessed values and physical characteristics extracted from the official assessment records for all property in Fairfax County.
Our goal is to assess real property in the County in a fair and equitable manner to ensure that each taxpayer bears his/her share of the real property tax burden.
www.fairfaxcounty.gov /dta/re_home.htm   (229 words)

 Fairfax Bar Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Fairfax Bar Association (FBA) is a voluntary professional organization with more than 2,000 attorneys practicing within the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia.
The FBA and its members work to improve the legal profession, the community in which they live and the administration of justice in society.
Serve as a leading voice of the profession in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
www.fairfaxbar.org   (123 words)

 Destination Fairfax - www.visitfairfax.com
Celebrating our bicentennial in 2005, the City of Fairfax is a fascinating and friendly destination right in the heart of Fairfax County, Virginia.
Visit the Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center, take a historic walking tour, see the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum and stroll the streets of our historic district rich in Colonial and Civil War history.
Fairfax is also known for its Festivals which celebrate our heritage and culture from Chocolate Lover’s in February to Independence Day to Lights and Carols at Christmas.
www.visitfairfax.com   (210 words)

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