RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Herndon, Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other VA
Communities

















Welcome to Herndon ...

The town of Herndon is located in Fairfax County<1>.

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 24,601 people<3> (see below for details).

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) & (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 24,601 people. This is an increase of 5.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.6% 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 (which had 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.

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Herndon
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Herndon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,079 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<7>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaithersburg
    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Herndon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaithersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<7>
  • Leesburg [Loudoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leesburg
    • Leesburg [Loudoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Herndon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 53,727 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manassas [Manassas City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manassas
      • Manassas [Manassas City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Herndon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas<7>
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfax
      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Herndon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,019 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<7>
    • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manassas Park
      • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Herndon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manassas Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas Park<7>
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vienna
      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Herndon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<7>
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls Church
      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Herndon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Church
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church<7>
    • Poolesville [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poolesville
      • Poolesville [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Herndon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poolesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poolesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poolesville<7>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Virginia

About Fairfax County

About Virginia

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Fairfax, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Herndon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Herndon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Herndon) 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 Herndon. 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 Herndon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Herndon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9699, Longitude: -77.3868       In this case, the coordinates for Herndon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Oct 2020