Falls Church is an independent city in the state of Virginia. It has an estimated population of 14.6 thousand and is in the Washington DC metropolitan area.
Named for the historic Episcopal church located in the area, Falls Church became a town in the year 1875. At just over 2 square miles, Falls Church is the smallest town in the state of Virginia and the smallest county-equivalent municipality in the entire United States.
The namesake of the town, the historic Falls Church, was built at the intersection of a number of important Native American trails which were later paved over to once the area was taken over by European settlers.
The original governing entity in the region was the Iroquois Confederacy, an indigenous confederacy comprising five nations.
After exploration by captain John Smith, the region was settled by English colonists in the late 1600s.
Near areas such as Arlington, Alexandria, and Bethesda, Falls Church is a wonderful place to work, live, or visit. With a rich history, proximity to all kinds of entertainment, and many cultural touchstones, this region is a diverse area with a strong economy and is filled with things to learn and experience. With cold weather in the winter and warm weather in the summer, this region experiences all four seasons throughout the year and draws visitors all year round.