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Merrifield, Virginia
(Fairfax County)

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The location of Merrifield

Welcome to Merrifield ...

Merrifield is located in Fairfax County.

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

Merrifield is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Merrifield: (703) and (571)<3>

Communities Also Named Merrifield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Merrifield: This one is located in Fairfax County and the other is located in Portsmouth City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 6 communities that are also named Merrifield - they are located in Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, New York and North Dakota.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Merrifield. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Merrifield. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Merrifield.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Merrifield:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merrifield ...

Looking for more information about Merrifield? 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 Merrifield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Merrifield.

Communities near Merrifield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Arlington   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Merrifield

Located in Arlington County

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Merrifield

Located in Alexandria City

Gaithersburg   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Merrifield

Located in Montgomery County (MD)

Rockville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Merrifield

Located in Montgomery County (MD)

Manassas   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Merrifield

Located in Manassas City

College Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Merrifield

Located in Prince George's County (MD)

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Merrifield

Located in Fairfax City

Herndon   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Merrifield

Hyattsville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Merrifield

Located in Prince George's County (MD)

Takoma Park   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Merrifield

Located in Montgomery County (MD)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Merrifield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Fairfax County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Merrifield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Merrifield - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Merrifield) 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 Merrifield. 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 Merrifield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merrifield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8743, Longitude: -77.2269     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Merrifield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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