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Fairfax Station

Fairfax Station is located in western Fairfax County with Clifton to the west, Burke to the east and the city of Fairfax to the north. Established in 1851, it is the birthplace to St. Mary’s Church and the American Red Cross where Clara Barton tended to wounded Civil War soldiers. Another popular attraction is the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, just a short distance from St. Mary’s.

Fairfax Station is home to many lakes, parks, and reservoirs that offer a beautiful landscape for golfing, camping, hiking and sightseeing. Among the most popular parks In this area are Burke Lake Park and Fountainhead Regional Park, which offer everything for the outdoor enthusiast including playgrounds, golfing, fishing, boat rentals, hiking and more.

Others can find entertainment in the many attractions and events in the area, including museums, music venues, and lots of shopping and dining choices.

Consisting almost entirely of single-family homes on larger lots, it serves as the perfect location for peace and quiet while also being close enough to local activities and entertainment. Major commuting routes with access to the Virginia Railway Express make this a great place to settle just outside of Washington D.C. and other major cities in Northern Virginia.


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