Fair Lakes, Virginia

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Fair Lakes, Virginia
Census-designated place
Fair Lakes is located in Northern Virginia
Fair Lakes
Fair Lakes
Fair Lakes is located in Virginia
Fair Lakes
Fair Lakes
Fair Lakes is located in the US
Fair Lakes
Fair Lakes
Location within Fairfax county
Coordinates: 38°51′47″N 77°22′55″W / 38.86306°N 77.38194°W / 38.86306; -77.38194Coordinates: 38°51′47″N 77°22′55″W / 38.86306°N 77.38194°W / 38.86306; -77.38194
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fairfax
Area
 • Total 2.42 sq mi (6.26 km2)
 • Land 2.39 sq mi (6.19 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation 400 ft (100 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,942
 • Density 3,322/sq mi (1,282.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 22033
Area code(s) 703, 571
FIPS code 51-26701
GNIS feature ID 2584844

Fair Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) and business park located west of Fairfax in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The U.S. Census Bureau defines Fair Lakes as a census-designated place (CDP) with a population of 7,942 as of 2010.[1]

Geography[edit]

Fair Lakes is a mixed-use development of upscale residential apartments and commercial buildings, built by the Peterson Companies.[2][3]

The main road in Fair Lakes is the Fair Lakes Parkway. Other major roads that pass through the area are the Fairfax County Parkway (SR 286); West Ox Road (SR 608), and SR 6751 / Monument Drive. SR 645 / Stringfellow Road forms the western boundary of Fair Lakes, and is also the western terminus for the Fair Lakes Parkway. An interchange with Interstate 66 is at the center of the Fair Lakes CDP. The southern border of the CDP follows U.S. Route 29 (Lee Highway).

  • Virginia 7700.png SR 7700 / Fair Lakes Parkway
  • Virginia 286.svg SR 286 / Fairfax County Parkway
  • Circle sign 608.svg SR 608 / West Ox Road
  • Circle sign 645.svg SR 645 / Stringfellow Road
  • I-66.svg Interstate 66

Fair Lakes is bordered by Centreville to the west, Greenbriar to the north, and Fair Oaks to the east. Unincorporated land that is not part of any census-designated place is to the south across Route 29, including Cobbs Corner and Blevinstown. The center of Fairfax is 5 miles (8 km) to the east, and downtown Washington, D.C. is 22 miles (35 km) to the east along I-66.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Fair Lakes CDP has a total area of 2.42 square miles (6.26 km2), of which 2.39 square miles (6.19 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 1.00%, is water.[1]

History[edit]

The area was farm land until planned development of the office parks and neighborhoods began in the 1980s and 1990s.

Major amenities[edit]

Malls and shopping centers[edit]

  • East Market at Fair Lakes
  • Fair Lakes Center
  • Fair Lakes Promenade
  • Fair Oaks Mall
  • The Shops of Fair Lakes

Communities[edit]

  • The Arbors at Fair Lakes
  • Avalon Fair Lakes
  • Camden Fair Lakes
  • Camden Monument Drive
  • Cedar Lakes
  • Elan Condominiums
  • Fair Lakes Condominiums
  • Fair Lakes Townhomes
  • Gates of Fair Lakes
  • The Greens at Fair Lakes Condominiums
  • North Lake
  • Willow Oaks at Fair Lakes
  • Water's Edge at Fair Lakes
  • The Windsor at Fair Lakes
  • Stonecroft Condominiums
  • Fair Lakes Pender Creek – Gables Residential

Private schools[edit]

  • Chesterbrook Academy
  • Fair Lakes Children's Center

Companies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fair Lakes CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Peterson". petersoncos.com. Retrieved 12 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2002), Road Travel Demand: Meeting the Challenge, OECD, p. 147, ISBN 92-64-19755-9, retrieved 2009-02-18 

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