Library

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Office: 8:30–4:30 M–F. Branch hours vary.

703-324-3100
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 324
Fairfax, VA 22035

Jessica Hudson,
Director

Local History

Formed in 1742, Fairfax County has a long and fruitful history. The Virginia Room, located on the second floor of the City of Fairfax Regional Library, collects, preserves, and makes accessible local history resources. Researchers can find historical information on Fairfax County individuals, locations, and events.

This Local History page serves as a guide to some of our local history resources which include:

  • Archival Collections
  • The Bunny Man Unmasked
  • Cemetery Survey
  • City Directories and Telephone Books
  • Civil War Bibliographies
  • Community Associations / HOA Listings
  • Local Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • School Yearbooks
  • Subject Files
  • Timeline of Fairfax County History