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Fairfax (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

For additional records, see Fairfax County.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

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

Resources[edit | edit source]

Occupations[edit | edit source]

  • 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.]

Maps[edit | edit source]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  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).