Herndon Profile

The Town of Herndon operates under the Council-Manager form of government with a Mayor and six Council members elected at large. The Town Council appoints a Town Manager to serve as the chief administrative officer.

 Official Website


Located 22 miles west of Washington, DC, in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Size and Population

  • 4.5 square miles
  • 24,545, July 1, 2018 population estimate (U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018 Estimates.)

NVRC Representative

Sheila Olem

Hon. Sheila Olem