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Welcome to Falls Church ...

The location of Falls Church has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Falls Church has a population of 14,772 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Falls Church is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Falls Church lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Falls Church: (703) and (571)<4>

Websites for Falls Church ...

Official Website: www.ci.falls-church.va.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Falls Church had an population of 14,772 people. This is an increase of 19.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Falls Church had a population of 12,332 people.

The population of Falls Church represents 0.15% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,332 people, the population of Falls Church increased 18.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,377 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Falls Church.

Communities Also Named Falls Church ...

While we believe that this Falls Church is located in , we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Falls Church. Those communities are located in the following : Alexandria City and Fairfax County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Falls Church - they are located in and North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Falls Church.

Communities near Falls Church ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Falls Church.

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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City]

      • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Falls Church
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]

      • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Falls Church
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County]

      • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Falls Church
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    • Manassas [Manassas City]

      • Manassas [Manassas City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Falls Church
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    • College Park [Prince George's County]

      • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Falls Church
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    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]

      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Falls Church
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    • Herndon [Fairfax County]

      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Falls Church
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    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]

      • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Falls Church
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    • Hyattsville [Prince George's County]

      • Hyattsville [Prince George's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Falls Church
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    • Takoma Park [Montgomery County]

      • Takoma Park [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Falls Church
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Falls Church. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Falls Church.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Falls Church. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Falls Church.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Falls Church. See our Newspapers Page for Falls Church.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falls Church ...

Looking for more information about Falls Church? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Falls Church, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Falls Church.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Falls Church: www.ci.falls-church.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Falls Church.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falls Church - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Falls Church) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Falls Church. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Falls Church

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falls Church. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8823, Longitude: -77.1711       In this case, the coordinates for Falls Church have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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