Fair Oaks, Fairfax County, Virginia

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Fair Oaks, Fairfax County, Virginia
Fair Oaks Mall
Fair Oaks Mall
Fair Oaks is located in Northern Virginia
Fair Oaks
Fair Oaks
Location within Fairfax county
Fair Oaks is located in Virginia
Fair Oaks
Fair Oaks
Fair Oaks (Virginia)
Fair Oaks is located in the US
Fair Oaks
Fair Oaks
Fair Oaks (the US)
Coordinates: 38°51′57″N 77°21′33″W / 38.86583°N 77.35917°W / 38.86583; -77.35917Coordinates: 38°51′57″N 77°21′33″W / 38.86583°N 77.35917°W / 38.86583; -77.35917
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFairfax
Area
 • Total5.1 sq mi (13.1 km2)
 • Land5.0 sq mi (13.0 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
420 ft (130 m)
Population
 • Total30,223
 • Density6,043/sq mi (2,333.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
22033, 22030
FIPS code51-26875
GNIS feature ID2584845

Fair Oaks is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 30,223.[1] It encompasses a large area west of the city of Fairfax, centered on Fair Oaks Mall. Suburban neighborhoods and office parks occupy most of Fair Oaks, largely developed since the 1980s.

The Fair Oaks CDP is bordered by Fair Lakes and Greenbriar to the west, and by Oakton and Fairfax city to the east. The Fair Oaks Mall is at the center of the CDP, in the angle formed by U.S. Route 50 to the northeast and Interstate 66 to the south, which intersect at I-66's Exit 57. I-66 leads east 19 miles (31 km) to Washington, D.C. and west 61 miles (98 km) to Strasburg, Virginia. U.S. 50 leads east into Fairfax and Washington and northwest 53 miles (85 km) to Winchester, Virginia. U.S. Route 29 forms the southern border of the CDP, leading east into Fairfax and Washington and west 17 miles (27 km) to Gainesville.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Fair Oaks CDP has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.1 km2), of which 5.0 square miles (13.0 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.99%, is water.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fair Oaks CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 23, 2016.