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Welcome to Herndon ...
The location of Herndon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Herndon has a population of 24,709 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Herndon.
Herndon is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Herndon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Herndon: (703) and (571)<5>
Websites for Herndon ...
Official Website: www.town.herndon.va.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.herndondulleschamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Herndon had an population of 24,709 people. This is an increase of 6.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.1% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Herndon had a population of 23,292 people. This makes Herndon the county's most populous community.
The population of Herndon represents 0.29% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,292 people, the population of Herndon increased 7.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,655 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Herndon.
Communities Also Named Herndon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Herndon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Herndon.
Communities near Herndon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Herndon.
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 Herndon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Herndon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Herndon. 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 Herndon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Herndon. See our Newspapers Page for Herndon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Herndon ...
Looking for more information about Herndon? 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 Herndon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Herndon.
Adding Herndon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Herndon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Herndon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Herndon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Herndon on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Herndon: www.town.herndon.va.us/
The official website for Fairfax County: www.co.fairfax.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022