Welcome to Fairfax and Vienna
Here are some facts about Fairfax and Vienna to help you better enjoy your Fairfax County vacations. . Fairfax encompasses a large central area of Fairfax County that includes the Historic City of Fairfax, an independent city which gets its name from Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, who had five million acres of land located in Northern Virginia. Its walkable downtown and proximity to George Mason University makes it a favorite place to visit, shop and dine. The Town of Vienna is known throughout the area as a vibrant historic town with exclusive dining and shopping options that are the loving creations of local residents. No matter the season, community events are usually taking place within the borders of these two destinations.