Fairfax County

Fairfax County, highlighted in map of Virginia

Conserving Mason Neck

The Fairfax Grant

The Water War Between Fairfax County and the City of Falls Church

Fairfax County, 1737
Fairfax County in 1747 (note boundary is Difficult Run)
Source: Library of Congress, A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands belonging to the Rt. Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax Baron Cameron, bounded by & within the Bay of Chesapoyocke and between the rivers
Rappahannock and Potowmack:With the courses of the rivers Rappahannock and Potowmack, in Virginia, as surveyed according to order in the years 1736 & 1737

Great Falls area, 1864
Great Falls area, 1864
Source: Library of Congress, A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia

Fairfax County in 1827
Fairfax County in 1827
Source: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, A Map of the State of Virginia (Herman Bö˙e, 1827)

the first (1742) courthouse for Fairfax County was located at Tysons, as recorded on a Civil War map almost 120 years later
the first (1742) courthouse for Fairfax County was located at Tysons, as recorded on a Civil War map almost 120 years later
Source: Library of Congress, The National lines before Washington (published in the New York Times, 1861)

Tysons in 1894
Tysons in 1894
Source: Library of Congress, The vicinity of Washington, D.C. (by G. M. Hopkins, 1894)

Merrifield/Mosaic District in 1894
Merrifield/Mosaic District in 1894
Source: Library of Congress, The vicinity of Washington, D.C. (by G. M. Hopkins, 1894)

Vienna in 1878
Vienna in 1878
Source: Library of Congress, Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington (by G. M. Hopkins, 1878)

western Fairfax County in 1878
western Fairfax County in 1878
Source: Library of Congress, Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington (by G. M. Hopkins, 1878)

southern Fairfax County in 1878
southern Fairfax County in 1878
Source: Library of Congress, Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington (by G. M. Hopkins, 1878)

Mason Neck in 1878
Mason Neck in 1878
Source: Library of Congress, Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington (by G. M. Hopkins, 1878)

after George Washington's sister-in-law, Hannah Bushrod Washington, freed her slave West, he took the last name of Ford and settled in Gum Spring
after George Washington's sister-in-law, Hannah Bushrod Washington, freed her slave West, he took the last name of Ford and settled in Gum Spring
Source: Library of Congress, Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington (by G. M. Hopkins, 1878)

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Vienna Metro townhomes, built 2002
Townhomes at Vienna Metro Station, 2002


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