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Midland, Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fauquier
Area
 • Total 4.05 sq mi (10.49 km2)
 • Land 4.04 sq mi (10.47 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
327 ft (100 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 218
 • Density 54/sq mi (20.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
22728
FIPS code 51-51544
GNIS feature ID 1495941

Midland is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fauquier County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 218. Midland is home to a post office with the local ZIP code of 22728.

Midland is the closest community to the birthplace of John Marshall, the longest-serving Chief Justice in U.S. Supreme Court history. A small park honors his birthplace, with a marker placed where his home once stood. The county is also designated as part of the John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District.

Geography

Midland is in southern Fauquier County along Virginia State Route 28, northeast of Bealeton and southwest of Calverton. Warrenton, the Fauquier County seat, is 11 miles (18 km) to the north. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Midland CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.5 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.20%, is water.

The Warrenton–Fauquier Airport is situated in Midland. Ross Industries is a company that has its headquarters in Midland.

C. M. Crockett Park is located just north of Midland. It has Germantown Lake and the archeological sites of Germantown. The park has many facilities available to the public and is often used for county-wide events.

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