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The population of Franconia, Virginia was 18,245 at the 2010 census, down from a high of over 31,000 in 2000. However, it is not an actual town; a small section was separated off to form the city of Kingstowne, a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County. Listed below are some facts about Franconia Virginia. Read on to find out more about this charming, historic community! Check out more about custom doors and custom closets here.
The history of the area has been marked by tornadoes and earthquakes. While the area’s average level of earthquake activity is 56% lower than the national average, there have been numerous tornadoes in the area. The most recent category F4 tornado occurred on 4/28/2002, which killed three people and damaged more than $124 million in property. A category F3 tornado hit the area on 9/5/1979, causing approximately $500,000 in damage. The historical earthquake activity in the Franconia area is also well above the national average, but is far smaller than that in the U.S. Overall, Franconia has very few recorded earthquakes. Click here for our next article about Alexandria.
The city is located in southeastern Fairfax County. Its population is approximately 18245 at the 2010 census. It is located southwest of the capital city, Washington, D.C., and the Springfield Shopping Mall. A popular local shop in the area is Nall’s Produce and Nursery. It has been serving area homeowners and gardeners for two generations. Typical homes in Franconia are single-family detached homes and townhomes. There are a few condos in the area.
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Leaving Fort Reynolds Park at 4585 31st St S, Arlington, VA 22206 head southwest on 31st S until you reach S Abington St and turn right. Proceed on S. Abington St until you reach Abingdon Elementary located at 3035 S Abingdon St, Arlington, VA 22206.]
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Heading out of Abingdon Elementary located at 3035 S Abingdon St, Arlington, VA 22206 head east on S Abingdon St until you reach 28th Rd S and turn right. Continue on 28th Rd S until you reach S. Arlington Mill Dr. then turn right. Continue on S. Arlington Mill Dr until you reach the Animal Welfare League of Arlington located at 2650 S Arlington Mill Dr, Arlington, VA 22206]
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Leaving the Animal Welfare League of Arlington located at 2650 S Arlington Mill Dr, Arlington, VA 22206 head south east on S. Arlington Mill Dr until you reach Village of Shirlington located at 2700 Quincy St, Arlington, VA 22206]
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