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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Virginia|Virginia]] > Falls Church (Independent City)''
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Falls Church, Virginia
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia, United States Genealogy|Virginia]]
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== County Information ==
  
== Courthouse  ==
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=== Description ===
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The City of Falls Church is located in the Northern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and included in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. The
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community was established around The Falls Church (Episcopal) that was founded in 1734 and is one of the two geographically smallest cities in Virginia, at only 2.2 square miles<ref>https://www.fallschurchva.gov/758/About-Falls-Church</ref>.
  
== History ==
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== Courthouse ==
  
==== Parent County  ====
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[[File:Virginia, Church Falls Community Center.png|200px|thumb]]
'''1948--'''Falls Church was created in 1948 from Fairfax County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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For additional records, see [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax County]].
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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== History ==
  
==== Record Loss  ====
 
  
== Places/Localities  ==
 
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Parent County ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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'''1948--'''Falls Church was created in 1948 from [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax County]].<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''Cemeteries of Falls Church (Independent City), Virginia''' online and in print
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/search?firstname=&middlename=&lastname=&birthyear=&birthyearfilter=&deathyear=&deathyearfilter=&location=Falls+Church+City%2C+Virginia%2C+United+States+of+America&locationId=county_2910&memorialid=&mcid=&linkedToName=&datefilter=&orderby FindAGrave] (Select '''Refine Search''' to enter names)
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/virginia/virginia.html VA USGenWeb Tombstone project] None listed
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*[https://virginiagravestones.org/cemeteries.php Virginia Gravestones.org] None listed
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Virginia&cemetery_county=Falls%20Church&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' [[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |(Often more complete)]]</center>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=190418&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Virginia%2C%20Falls%20Church%20(Independent%20City)%22&subjectsOpen=504013-50 FamilySearch Catalog]
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Falls+Church+City+Virginia&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the City'''</center>
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Virginia/Falls-Church-City/Falls-Church?id=city_151272 FindAGrave]  Clicking on '''Place Name''' (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |<center>See [[Virginia Cemeteries| Virginia Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Court  ====
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=== Maps ===
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{{VA Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{VA Falls Church}}}}
  
==== Land ====
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== Websites ==
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=2870 The Falls Church Marker], The Historical Marker Database
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Falls+Church+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
==== Maps ====
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== References ==
  
==== Military  ====
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<references /> {{Virginia|Virginia}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
 
  
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[[Category:Falls Church,_Virginia]][[Category:Independent Cities of Virginia]]
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
*Family History Library Catalog
 
 
 
== References  ==
 
<references/>
 
[[Category:Falls_Church,_Virginia]]
 

Latest revision as of 06:52, 14 July 2020

Falls Church, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1948
Website http://www.fallschurchva.gov

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The City of Falls Church is located in the Northern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and included in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. The community was established around The Falls Church (Episcopal) that was founded in 1734 and is one of the two geographically smallest cities in Virginia, at only 2.2 square miles[1].

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Virginia, Church Falls Community Center.png

For additional records, see Fairfax County.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1948--Falls Church was created in 1948 from Fairfax County.[2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Falls Church (Independent City), Virginia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the City
  • FindAGrave Clicking on Place Name (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Arlington CountyFairfax CountyVA FALLS CHURCH IND CITY.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. https://www.fallschurchva.gov/758/About-Falls-Church
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).