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Welcome to Falls Church ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Falls Church has a population of 14,551 people<1> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Falls Church.

The city of Falls Church is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Falls Church: (703) and (571)<3>

Websites for Falls Church ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Falls Church had an population of 14,551 people. This is an increase of 17.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.22% 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 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.

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.

  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Falls Church
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 158,726 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<5>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Falls Church
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,512 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<5>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Falls Church
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<5>
  • Manassas [Manassas City]
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    • Manassas [Manassas City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Falls Church
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,869 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • College Park [Prince George's County]
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      • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Falls Church
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park<5>
    • Herndon [Fairfax County]
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      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Falls Church
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herndon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herndon<5>
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
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      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Falls Church
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,429 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<5>
    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]
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      • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Falls Church
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt<5>
    • Hyattsville [Prince George's County]
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      • Hyattsville [Prince George's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Falls Church
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyattsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyattsville<5>
    • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manassas Park
      • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Falls Church
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,004 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manassas Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas Park<5>

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Falls Church.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falls Church - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Falls Church) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Falls Church. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Falls ChurchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falls Church. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8822, Longitude: -77.1711    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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