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Fairfax, colloquially Central Fairfax, Downtown Fairfax, Fairfax City, Historic Fairfax, City of Fairfax, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The City of Fairfax is an enclave within Fairfax County. However, Fairfax County is a separate political entity.
The City of Fairfax, and the area immediately surrounding the historical border of the City of Fairfax, also officially designated by Fairfax County as "Fairfax", both comprise the county seat of Fairfax County. Situated in Northern Virginia, City of Fairfax is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.
City of Fairfax is 16 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. Washington Metro's Orange Line serves Fairfax through its Vienna Station. CUE Bus and Metrobus operate in Fairfax. George Mason University, Virginia's largest public institution, is located in south of the City of Fairfax.
VIU's Office of Student Affairs provides students with resources and useful information to make the process of finding housing easier. Although VIU does not currently offer an on-campus housing option, we will happily assist you with locating reasonable and affordable housing in the surrounding communities.