Oak Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia

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Oak Hill
Unincorporated community
Oak Hill Elementary School in Oak Hill, Virginia
Oak Hill Elementary School in Oak Hill, Virginia
Oak Hill is located in Northern Virginia
Oak Hill
Oak Hill
Oak Hill is located in Virginia
Oak Hill
Oak Hill
Oak Hill is located in USA
Oak Hill
Oak Hill
Coordinates: 38°55′33″N 77°24′06″W / 38.92583°N 77.40167°W / 38.92583; -77.40167Coordinates: 38°55′33″N 77°24′06″W / 38.92583°N 77.40167°W / 38.92583; -77.40167
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fairfax
Elevation 354 ft (108 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 48,112
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 20171
GNIS feature ID 2652111

Oak Hill is a suburban unincorporated community located in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 48,112 as of the 2010 Census.


Oak Hill is located just east of Washington Dulles International Airport and south of the Dulles Toll and Access Roads. The United States Postal Service defines Oak Hill's boundaries by way of its zip code, 20171.[1] Franklin Farm, Floris and McNair are census-designated places located within the larger Oak Hill community.[2]

As an unincorporated area, Oak Hill's boundaries are not officially defined by either a municipal government or by the government of Fairfax County.


As of the 2010 Census, Oak Hill had 48,112 residents, an increase in population of about 36% since the 2000 Census. Oak Hill is about 61% white (75% in 2000), 1% African American (5% in 2000), and 30% Asian (15% in 2000). The most notable demographic trend is the increase in the percentage of Asians living in Oak Hill, who doubled their share and now make up nearly a third of the residents of Oak Hill. The median household income in Oak Hill is $102,000, unchanged from 2000. 32,590 people work in Oak Hill. The average age of an Oak Hill resident is 34.6 years, and there are an average of 2.82 people per household.

Public facilities[edit]

Schools serving the Oak Hill area (but not necessarily in Oak Hill), include Oak Hill Elementary, Fox Mill Elementary, Floris Elementary, McNair Elementary, Lutie Lewis Coates Elementary, Navy Elementary, Crossfield Elementary, Franklin Middle School, Rachel Carson Middle School, Chantilly High School, South Lakes High School, Westfield High School, and Oakton High School.

The Oak Hill community is served by the Oak Hill post office. Mail may be addressed to Herndon or Oak Hill using zip code 20171.

Amenities include Frying Pan Park, a working museum farm operated by Fairfax County Park Authority.

Notable residents[edit]

Charles Burlingame, pilot of the doomed American Airlines Flight 77 aircraft which was crashed by terrorists into the Pentagon during the September 11, 2001 attacks, resided in Oak Hill before his death.[3]

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