About Providence District
Providence is one of nine magisterial districts in Fairfax County, Virginia. Fairfax County is located approximately 7 miles west of Washington, D.C. You can access Providence District office via the following highways and major roads: from the North via I-495 South, from the West via Rt-66 East or Rt-7 East, from the East via Rt-66 West. Providence District boasts a location that is centrally located to the diverse sights and sounds of not only Fairfax County but the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area. More information on visiting Fairfax County is available at the Visit Fairfax website.
Of the total Fairfax County population of about 1,022,000, Providence District contains approximately 114,000 people within an area of 22.31 square miles and ranks third in population density in the county. As a new or current resident, as well as a tourist or a business entity, you will discover Providence District has many things to offer to enhance the quality of your life.
Providence District is graced with many parks and trails. One of the highlights is Nottoway Park which plays host to "Nottoway Nights," a free summer concert series that boasts an eclectic music selection for the community to enjoy. Starting early May to late October, you can also enjoy the Vienna Farmer's market at Nottoway Park, among many other events hosted by the Fairfax County Park Authority.
Providence District is the home of over 280 homeowner and civic associations. Supervisor Smyth attends neighborhood meetings and social events held by our associations. If you would like Supervisor Smyth to join you, hear concerns, address issues or just to meet and greet, please call or E-mail us.
The District is served by the McLean, Fair Oaks and Mason police stations to ensure safe neighborhoods. The District is served by the Fairfax County Public Schools that had 92% of its graduates go to some form of postsecondary education in the year 1999-2000.
Providence District boasts one of the premier shopping experiences on the East Coast, second perhaps to only Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY. While you are traveling through the District we hope that you will stop and have fun shopping at the Tysons Corner Center, Fairfax Square, Tysons Galleria and nearby Fair Oaks Mall. You will find that the shopping malls have a variety of premier shops for your shopping pleasure. After your shopping trips, we hope that you will take a well deserved break and dive into one of our dining establishments. Providence has a diverse selection of fine and casual dining establishments that cater to a variety of taste buds and lifestyles.
Postal zip codes represented in Providence include: 22027, 22030, 22031, 22033, 22040, 22042, 22043, 22046, 22102, 22116, 22124, 22180, 22181, 22182. These zip codes may also represent jurisdictions outside the district.