Fairfax County Profile

Government

Fairfax County is governed by a Board of Supervisors comprised of 10 members: a chairman, elected at large, and one member from each of nine Supervisor districts, elected for four-year terms. The Board appoints a County Executive to administer the county government.

Official Website

Location

Located in Northern Virginia, the eastern edge of the County is approximately ten miles from Washington, DC.

Size and Population

  • 395 square miles
  • 1,022,100 (2005 provisional est., Cooper Ctr.)

NVRC Representatives

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Hon. Sharon Bulova

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Hon. John C. Cook

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Hon. Penelope A. Gross

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Hon. Patrick Herrity

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Hon. Catherine Hudgins

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Hon. Jeffrey C. McKay

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Hon. Kathy Smith