Fairfax County is governed by a Board of Supervisors comprised of 10 members: a chairman, elected at large, and one member from each of nine Supervisor districts, elected for four-year terms. The Board appoints a County Executive to administer the county government.
Located in Northern Virginia, the eastern edge of the County is approximately ten miles from Washington, DC.
Size and Population
- 395 square miles
- 1,145,978, July 1, 2018 population estimate (Weldon Cooper Center)