Sisterhood Partnership

A sisterhood partnership is a cooperative relationship where knowledge is shared in various fields including educational initiatives, environmental initiatives and initiatives in the areas of culture, arts and sports.



  • Fairfax County executed a sisterhood partnership with the city of Harbin, China. The agreement was signed PDF in Fairfax County on March 9, 2009 and in Harbin, China on June 15, 2010. 


  • Fairfax County executed a sisterhood partnership with Songpa-Gu, Korea. Chairman Bulova visited Korea in September. 


  • Fairfax County exchanged visitations with a sister county in the People’s Republic of China – Jiading District in Shanghai.

  • Herndon was listed as a sister city of Runnymede, England in the directory published by Sister Cities International.


  • Braddock District, Fairfax County sistered with The Western District of Moscow .


  • Essonne, France partnered with us as a sister in celebrating Gunston Hall and the anniversary of both France and the US declaring Bills of Rights.


  • Reston became a sister city with Nyeri, Kenya.






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