Confederate Names in Fairfax County

History Commission Confederate Names Report

On June 23, 2020, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, requested the History Commission prepare a report listing a full inventory of Confederate street names, monuments and public places in Fairfax County and on Fairfax County-owned property.

Confederate Names Task Force

Lee HighwayOn July 13, 2021, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors established the Confederate Names Task Force to examine renaming Lee Highway and Lee Jackson Memorial Highway. 

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Fairfax County MapThe History Commission report lists 157 locations within the county with Confederate associated names. The report included street and subdivisions names.

Fairfax County Public Schools Renaming

Fairfax County Public Schools updated its process for renaming schools in 2019 adding that school names will reflect an inclusive and respectful learning environment as outlined in the One Fairfax Policy.

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