Long Branch, Fairfax County, Virginia

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Long Branch, Fairfax County, Virginia
Census-designated place
Long Branch is located in Northern Virginia
Long Branch
Long Branch
Long Branch is located in Virginia
Long Branch
Long Branch
Long Branch is located in the US
Long Branch
Long Branch
Location within Fairfax county
Coordinates: 38°49′49″N 77°16′30″W / 38.83028°N 77.27500°W / 38.83028; -77.27500Coordinates: 38°49′49″N 77°16′30″W / 38.83028°N 77.27500°W / 38.83028; -77.27500
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fairfax
Area
 • Total 2.48 sq mi (6.42 km2)
 • Land 2.46 sq mi (6.38 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 360 ft (110 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,593
 • Density 3,080/sq mi (1,189.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 22032
FIPS code 51-46760
GNIS feature ID 2584867

Long Branch is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, Virginia, bordering the city of Fairfax. The population as of the 2010 census was 7,593.[1]

Geography[edit]

The CDP lies mainly in the watershed of Long Branch, an Accotink Creek tributary. The CDP is bounded by Guinea Road to the east, Braddock Road to the south, Little River Turnpike (Virginia State Route 236) to the north, the Fairfax city limits to the northwest, and Burke Station Road to the west. Neighboring census-designated places are Mantua to the north, Wakefield to the east, Burke to the south, Kings Park West to the southwest, and George Mason to the west. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Long Branch CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.50%, is water.[1] A larger version of the CDP was delineated in 1970 when the CDP had a population of 21,634[2] and a land area of 6.8 square miles (18 km2).[3]

W.T. Woodson High School, Frost Middle School, Olde Creek Elementary and Little Run Elementary are located here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Long Branch CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1970 Census of Population. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-09-11.
  3. ^ County and City Data Book. Google Books. Retrieved 2013-09-11.