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Floris, Virginia
Entrance of Rachel Carson Middle School
Entrance of Rachel Carson Middle School
Floris, Virginia is located in Northern Virginia
Floris, Virginia
Floris, Virginia
Location in Northern Virginia
Floris, Virginia is located in Virginia
Floris, Virginia
Floris, Virginia
Location in Virginia
Floris, Virginia is located in the United States
Floris, Virginia
Floris, Virginia
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fairfax
Area
 • 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)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 8,375
 • Density 3,031/sq mi (1,170.4/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
FIPS code 51-28528
GNIS feature ID 1495548

Floris is a census-designated place (CDP) located within the Oak Hill area of Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 8,375.

Geography

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.

Education

Floris is within Fairfax County Public Schools. Rachel Carson Middle School is in Floris.

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