Fairfax (Independent City), Virginia

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Fairfax, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1961
Website http://www.fairfaxva.gov/

County Information

Description

Fairfax County is located in the Northern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and included in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. The County was named for Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron[1].

Courthouse

For additional records, see Fairfax County.

History

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Parent County

1961--Fairfax was created in 1961 from Fairfax County. [2]

Resources

Occupations

  • Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Virginia (Together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. Available at FHL. [Includes a section on Fairfax silversmiths.]

Websites

References

  1. https://www.fairfaxva.gov/government/historic-resources/city-history
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).