Fairfax City

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Fairfax, founded in 1805, is an independent city forming an enclave within the confines of Fairfax County, in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.It provides some of the best schools, best libraries, and best shopping centers in the country. It is a hop, skip, and a jump to Washington, DC, the nation’s capital and the home of the world-renowned Smithsonian Institution, the Kennedy Center, and a slew of upscale restaurants. In May, 2009, the City of Fairfax was rated as #3 in the “Top 25 Places to Live Well” by Forbes Magazine. Forbes commended Fairfax for its strong public school system, high median salary, and a rate of sole proprietors per capita that ranks it in the top 1% nationwide.