Floris, Virginia facts for kids
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Entrance of Rachel Carson Middle School
|• Total||2.78 sq mi (7.20 km2)|
|• Land||2.76 sq mi (7.16 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||360 ft (110 m)|
|• Density||3,031/sq mi (1,170.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1495548|
Floris is located in northwestern Fairfax County, south of Herndon, around the intersection of Centreville and West Ox roads. It is bordered by McNair to the north, Reston to the northeast, Franklin Farm to the south, and by Virginia State Route 28 to the west, separating the community from Washington Dulles International Airport. The center of Herndon is 3 miles (5 km) to the north, Fairfax is 10 miles (16 km) to the southeast, and Washington, D.C., is 26 miles (42 km) to the east.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Floris CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.2 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.66%, is water.
Floris is within Fairfax County Public Schools. Rachel Carson Middle School is in Floris.
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