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By Margaret C. Peck

the city of Herndon is positioned at the western fringe of Virginia's picturesque Fairfax County. within the 18th and early nineteenth centuries, this a part of Fairfax County was once basically agricultural, and as extra settlers arrived farming flourished. Early citizens came across woods, flat open fields, outcroppings of rocks, and doable soil in the course of the zone. via 1857, the install of the railroad line introduced summer season citizens, commuters, and genuine property builders to the world. Residential progress persevered into the twentieth century, as extra Washington, D.C. staff selected Herndon as a handy city from which they can go back and forth to their jobs. From 1959 to 1961, the railroad line skilled busy years whilst it was once used to haul sand and development fabrics to construct neighboring Dulles Airport, which opened in 1962. even supposing the quarter has develop into a middle of web know-how, with numerous excessive tech businesses situated within the zone, Herndon nonetheless keeps a small-town charm.

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