Fairfax City Profile
The City of Fairfax has a Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor and six Council members are elected every two years on an at-large, non-partisan basis. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and serves as the chief administrative officer of the city government.
Located in the center of Fairfax County, in Northern Virginia.
Size and Population
- 6.3 square miles
- 22,700 (2005 provisional est., Cooper Ctr)