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Area of Interest Website Description
Amenities
Fairfax Points of Interest www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g57718-Fairfax_Virginia-Vacations.html Fairfax Points of Interest from Trip Advisor
Assessments
Fairfax Real Estate Assessment realestate.fairfaxva.gov/ Each year, the Real Estate Assessment Office appraises all real estate property in the City to determine its value for tax purposes. All assessments of real property, which includes land and permanently affixed structures, are based on 100% of fair market value and are equitable with the assessments of comparable properties.
City Descriptions
Fairfax Homepage www.fairfaxva.gov/ Fairfax, VA Homepage
Comprehensive Mapping
Fairfax Geographic Information Systems www.fairfaxva.gov/government/information-technology/geographic-information-system The City of Fairfax’s Geographic Information System (GIS) contains information from a wide variety of different sources such as private contractors, Fairfax County Government, and data created in-house. Such data layers include, city parcels, utilities, roads, buildings, voting precincts, and much more.
Fairfax On-Line Mapping Website www.fairfaxva.gov/government/information-technology/geographic-information-system/online-map With the Online Mapping tool, users can quickly display, query, print, and create reports using City of Fairfax spatial data. Several City datasets are available for viewing including historical aerial imagery from 1937 and 1954. You will need a current version of Adobe Flash on your computer to view the application.
Crime
Fairfax Block Watch www.fairfaxva.gov/government/police/programs/block-watch Neighborhood Watch is a community partnership crime prevention program. Other names for Neighborhood Watch include: Citizens Crime Watch, Home Alert, and Block Watch. Whatever the program’s name, it all flows from the same basic concept of citizens working with the police department to enhance the safety of the community.
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fairfaxva.gov/government/police/reports Fairfax County, VA Crime Report
Fairfax Police Department www.fairfaxva.gov/government/police The men and women of the City of Fairfax Police Department are committed to providing our community with professional police services of the highest quality.
National Crime Mapping raidsonline.com/ The RAIDSONLINE.com Web site was developed to help citizens visualize and understand crime in their communities.
National Crime Tracking www.crimereports.com/ CrimeReports works with law-enforcement agencies to help reduce, prevent and solve crime by enabling officials to easily dialog with citizens. They offer a public crime map, alert messaging, anonymous tipping and data analytics.
National Sex Offender Registry www.nsopw.gov The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice, is a cooperative effort between jurisdictions hosting public sex offender registries and the federal government and is offered free of charge to the public.
Virginia Sex Offender Registry sex-offender.vsp.virginia.gov/sor/ The registry, including the Public Notification Database, is based on the Virginia General Assembly’s decision to facilitate access to publicly-available information about persons convicted of specified violent and sexual offenses.
Virginia State Police www.vsp.state.va.us/ Virginia State Police Website
Demographics
American Fact Finder factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/newsandnotes_listing.xhtml American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Congressional District Map www.govtrack.us/congress/members GovTrack.us is a tool by Civic Impulse, LLC to help the public research and track the activities in the U.S. Congress, promoting and innovating government transparency and civic education through novel uses of technology.
Congressional Representatives www.house.gov/representatives/find/ This service will assist you by matching your ZIP code to your congressional district, with links to your member’s website and contact page.
Zip Code Demographics www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry Type in a ZIP Code to see demographic and lifestyle information about a specific neighborhood.
Economics
Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce www.cfcc.org/ Our mission is to empower our members with the vision, leadership, and resources to achieve success, while contributing to the economic growth and quality of life in our business community.
Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce www.fairfaxchamber.org/ Fairfax County, VA Chamber of Commerce
Northern Virginia Regional Commission www.novaregion.org/ The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is a regional council of fourteen member local governments in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington DC.
Zip Code Business Patterns factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk US Census Business Patterns. You need to enter a location.
Education
Fairfax Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools www.citytowninfo.com/places/virginia/fairfax/colleges CityTownInfo is dedicated to providing detailed reference source for information on US cities and towns, as well as careers and education in the US.
Fairfax Public Schools www.fairfaxva.gov/government/school-superintendent The City of Fairfax Schools prepare students with 21st century skills to be global citizens.
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/ The National Center for Education Statistics provides clear, complete information about NCES’ mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities.
Virginia Department of Education School Report Card www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/school_report_card/index.shtml Online report cards provide detailed information on student achievement by subject and grade level. Report cards also provide data on other key indicators of school quality.
Virginia School Locator www.schooldigger.com/go/VA/ Find a school in Virginia.
Emergency Management
Fairfax Emergency Management www.fairfaxva.gov/government/emergency-management Emergency management seeks to promote a safer, less vulnerable city with the capacity to cope with hazards and disasters.
Fairfax Fire Department www.fairfaxva.gov/government/fire-department The City of Fairfax Fire Department is a combination department comprised of career employees of the City of Fairfax and volunteer members of the Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department Inc. Together we provide fire suppression, emergency medical service, and special operations service to the City of Fairfax and a 14 square mile area of Fairfax County that immediately surrounds the City of Fairfax, as well as the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University (GMU).
FEMA www.fema.gov/ FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
FEMA Disaster Declarations www.fema.gov/disasters/ FEMA Declared Disasters by Year or State
Northern Virginia Region Suburban Homeless Shelter List www.novaregion.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1452 Northern Virginia Region Suburban Homeless Shelter List
Virginia Department of Emergency Management www.vaemergency.com/ The Virginia Department of Emergency Management works with local government, state and federal agencies and voluntary organizations to provide resources and expertise through the four phases of emergency management.
Health
Fairfax Human Services www.fairfaxva.gov/government/human-services A comprehensive array of direct social services is provided to City residents through various agencies under contract to the City of Fairfax. Nearly all of these contracts are with the Fairfax County Department of Family Services.
Virginia Health Opportunity Index www.vdh.virginia.gov/health-equity/virginia-health-opportunity-index-hoi/ Virginia Department of Health identifies health inequities and their root causes and promote equitable opportunities to be healthy.
Virginia Health Statistics www.vdh.virginia.gov/sitesearch/?q=health+statistics Virginia Department of Health identifies health inequities and their root causes and promote equitable opportunities to be healthy.
Installations
Military Installations Information www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0 Military Installations
Man-Made Hazards
Superfund Sites www.epa.gov/reg3hwmd/super/va.htm A Superfund site is an uncontrolled or abandoned place where hazardous waste is located. Sites are listed on the National Priorities List.
Toxic Release Sites www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program myRTK is an EPA website designed to display nearby facilities regulated under federal environmental laws for any address. Facility reports provide summaries of chemical/pollutant releases, chemical effects, and compliance history.
Virginia Beach High Noise Zones www.vbgov.com/government/departments/communications-info-tech/maps/Documents/Reference-Maps-and-Reports/Aicuz_Streets.pdf In the early 1970’s the Department of Defense (DOD) established the Air Installations Compatible Use Zones (AICUZ) Program to balance the need for aircraft operations and community concerns. The goal of the AICUZ Program is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of those living near a military airport while preserving its defense-flying mission.
Moving
Moving Tips www.military.com/spouse/military-relocation/pcs-moves/military-spouse-and-family-moves-101-pcs.html Military Moving Tips
Natural Hazards
Fairfax, VA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes www.usa.com/fairfax-va-natural-disasters-extremes.htm Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes from USA.com
FEMA Flood Zones msc.fema.gov/portal The map associated with the property of interest shown using the Map Search feature will not “exactly” pinpoint the address on the flood map. If you require assistance with this tool, please contact the MSC Customer Service Department at (877) 336-2627.
Nearby Sales Estimates
Nearby Sales Estimates www.zillow.com/ Zillow analyzes real estate information on millions of homes for sale across the United States and calculates home values (Zestimates) and the Zillow Home Value Price Index.
Open Spaces and Other Protected Areas
Fairfax Parks and Trails www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/parks Within the City of Fairfax’s six square miles, there are over 220 acres of park land, comprised of 25 parks with rentable pavilions, playgrounds, athletic fields and 28 miles of trails. The city also offers other recreational areas, including basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts. To keep our parks safe, clean and attractive, everyone is asked to follow the Park Rules and Regulations.
National Parks www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm The National Park Service works with tribes, governments, nonprofits, businesses, and citizens that are revitalizing their communities, preserving local history, celebrating local heritage, and creating close to home opportunities to get outside.
National Registry of Historic Places www.nps.gov/nr/ This register is the Nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Properties include sites, buildings and structures that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture.
National Wetlands Inventory www.fws.gov/wetlands/ The National Wetlands Inventory Program has been producing wetland maps and geospatial wetland data for the United States since the mid-1970s. The status of mapping has been made available through various media throughout the program’s 30-year history.
National Wildlife Refuges www.fws.gov/refuges/ The National Wildlife Refuge System, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the nation’s premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife and plants.
Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority www.nvrpa.org/ Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority
Virginia State Parks www.virginia.org/StateParks/ Virginia State Parks were voted “America’s Best” by The Sports Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association and are overseen by the Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation.
Public Works
Fairfax Public Works www.fairfaxva.gov/government/public-works The employees of the Department of Public Works strive to provide efficient, cost-effective and high quality services to the citizens of the City of Fairfax. The largest department in the City of Fairfax, consisting of four divisions, Public Works is responsible for functions that keep the City operating.
Recreation
Fairfax Golf Courses www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/VA/Fairfax.htm This directory contains information on about 19,000 golf courses, resorts, and private country clubs, in about 6,000 cities in the U.S!
Fairfax Parks and Recreation fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation The City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to developing and maintaining beautiful, safe and environmentally friendly open spaces for the public to use and enjoy.
Virginia Points of Interest www.virginia.org/ Virginia State Travel Guide includes things to do, events, places to stay, packages and maps.
Virginia Travel Guide www.virginia.org/TravelGuideForm/?adref=ggtgm2011&gclid=CJSdobrf4q8CFYYHRQodVUhDAw Virginia State Travel Guide includes things to do, events, places to stay, packages and maps.
Transportation
DC Metro Metrorail www.wmata.com/rail/?forcedesktop=1 Metrorail provides safe, clean, reliable transit service for more than 700,000 customers a day throughout the Washington, DC area. The system is the second busiest in the United States, serving 91 stations in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Fairfax Traffic Cameras weather.weatherbug.com/VA/Fairfax-weather/Fairfax-traffic.html Fairfax, VA Traffic Cameras
Red Light Cameras www.redlightcameralist.com/ Committed to providing GPS coordinates of every red light camera in Canada, and the United States.
Red Light Cameras www.photoenforced.com/dc.html#.VRG52vnF8QU Washington D.C. Photo Enforced Camera Locations (Red Light, Speed, Stop Sign, Right Turn, E-Z Pass Toll Road)
Virginia 511 Web www.511virginia.org/ Virginia Department of Transportation 511 Website
Virginia Traffic Counts www.virginiadot.org/info/ct-TrafficCounts.asp All of the traffic data publications that The Virginia Department of Transportation produces are available to the public on this web site. The most recent editions are for calendar year 2010. Reports by jurisdiction.
Virginia Traffic Counts by Jurisdiction www.virginiadot.org/info/2015_traffic_data_by_jurisdiction.asp All of the traffic data publications that The Virginia Department of Transportation produces are available to the public on this web site. The most recent editions are for calendar year 2010. Reports by jurisdiction.
Utilities
Cell Phone Reception www.cellreception.com/ Nationwide Cell Phone Towers/Coverage information
Zoning
Fairfax City Zoning fairfaxva.gov/government/zoning The Current Planning Division administers and enforces the standards for land use and development as contained in the City Zoning and Subdivision ordinances. The Division includes staff involved with Development Review, Zoning Administration and Zoning Enforcement.
National Conservation Easement Database www.conservationeasement.us/ National Conservation Easement Database.

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