The City of Falls Church, VA
The city of Falls Church is located in the state of Virginia in Fairfax County and has a population of 11,957 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Falls Church is Washington, approximately 10 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Falls Church, including Red Lobster, Luzmila's Cuisines, Burger King 316, Bangkok Stack House and Haandi Indian Restaurant. For a larger selection of Falls Church restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Falls Church Golf Courses, Museums, Arenas and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, Freedom Park, Kreeger Museum, Jefferson District Golf Course and Ball-Sellers House. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Falls Church please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Falls Church:
- College Park Airport (CGS)
- Manassas Regional Airport (MNZ)
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
- Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD)
Falls Church, Virginia Climate and WeatherIn the month of March, Falls Church experiences an average high temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in March are usually about 33 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.13 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Falls Church with daytime temperatures averaging 86 degrees in the summer, and 47 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Falls Church to receive an average of 3.3 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.18 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -11 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Falls Church should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 70 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
Falls Church, Virginia Attractions
1African American Civil War Memorial Museum - Washington,
The African American Civil War Memorial, at the corner of Vermont Avenue, 10th St, and U Street NW in Washington, D.C., commemorates the service of 209,145 African-American soldiers and sailors who fought for the Union in the American Civil War. The sculpture The Spirit of Freedom, a 9-foot bronze statue by Ed Hamilton of Louisville, Kentucky, was commissioned by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities in 1993 and completed in 1997.
2Algonkian Regional Park Golf Course - Sterling,
The Algonkian Regional Park Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Loudoun County Virginia. Built in 1962, this Sterling course designed by Ed Ault is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 703-450-4655. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 47001 Fairway Dr, Sterling, VA 20165
3American University Museum - Washington,
The American University Museum is a museum that is situated in the Katzen Arts Center at the American University in Washington, DC. It is a three-story, 30,000-square-foot museum and sculpture garden located within the university’s Katzen Arts Center. The region’s largest university facility for exhibiting art, the museum’s permanent collection highlights the holdings of the Katzen and Watkins collection.
4Anacostia Museum - Washington,
The Anacostia Community Museum is a Smithsonian Institution museum in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C., opened in 1967. Its focus is the national history and culture of African Americans, for presentation to scholars and to all visitors—domestic and international.
5Anderson House - Washington,
The Society of the Cincinnati is a historical organization with branches in the US and France founded in 1783 to preserve the ideals and fellowship of the Revolutionary War officers and to pressure the government to honor pledges it had made to officers who fought for American independence. Now in its third century, the Society is a nonprofit historical, diplomatic, and educational organization that promotes public interest in the American Revolution through its library and museum collections, exhibitions, programs, publications, and other activities.
6Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial - Arlington,
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, which is also referred to as the Custis-Lee Mansion, is a Greek revival style mansion located in Arlington, Virginia in the US and was once the home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. It overlooks the Potomac River, directly across from the National Mall in Washington, D.C. During the American Civil War, the grounds of the mansion were selected as the site of Arlington National Cemetery, in part to ensure that Lee would never again be able to return to his home.
7Art Museum of the Americas - Washington,
The Art Museum of the Americas is an art museum that is situated in Washington, D.C., primarily devoted to exhibiting works of modern and contemporary art from Latin America and the Caribbean. The museum was formally established in 1976 by the Organization of American States. Artists represented in the AMA's permanent collection include Candido Portinari, Pedro Figari, Fernando de Szyszlo, Amelia Pelaez and Alejandro Obregon.
8Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Washington,
The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, along with the Freer Gallery of Art, is an Asian art museum that helps form the national museums of Asian art of the Smithsonian Institution. Its collection includes 9,917 Asian art objects.
9Ball-Sellers House - Arlington,
The Ball-Sellers House in Arlington, Virginia is a building from 1750. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
10Beall-Dawson House - Rockville,
The The Beall-Dawson House is a historic home located at Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. It is a two and one-half story Federal house, three bays wide by two deep, constructed of Flemish bond brick on the front facade and common bond elsewhere. Outbuildings on the property include an original brick dairy house and a mid-19th century one-room Gothic Revival frame doctor's office which was moved to the site for use as a museum.
Falls Church, Virginia Hotels
Falls Church, Virginia Restaurants
This is a list of Falls Church Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Cajun & Creole Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Thai Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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