Local Area Information
Fairfax County
We are very fortunate to live in a County that is nationally recognized for information dissemination.  Have you visited visited the Fairfax county website lately?  Click here
The Fairfax geoportal provides streamlined access to the county's interactive mapping applications. A diversity of services, data and map functionality are accessible via the portal. Click here.
Many of Fairfax County's services have online capabilities.  Click  here for more information.
Fairfax County issues major weather and traffic incident announcements through Fairfax Alerts.  Click here to sign-up.
Wireless Emergency Alerts are automatic emergency messages sent through wireless carrier networks.  Click here for more information.
Click here to sign-up for Capital Region updates.
Throughout the year the National Capital Region is home to many fine events and activities. For additional information, please visit http://www.capitalregionusa.org/events/calendar-events
Residents of the Penderbrook Community whose children attend Fairfax County Public Schools can call the appropriate numbers listed below to enroll their children into the school system.
Click on the links below to go to the school's homepage.
Waples Mill Elementary
Elementary School Grades 1-6
Franklin Middle School
Middle School Grades 7 and 8
Oakton High School
High School Grades 9-12
Public Transportation
The Fairfax Connector bus service route (Route 622) runs through the Penderbrook Community to the Vienna Metro Station.
No more waiting for special electronics recycling events!  Fairfax County residents can e-cycle old or unwanted electronics any day of the week at both the I-66 Transfer Station and the I-95 Landfill Complex. Acceptable materials include computers (and related equipment), televisions, gaming systems, stereos and other household electronic devices and cables. There are no fees associated with this service; however customers may be required to show proof of residency.
I-66 Transfer Station- 4618 West Ox Road, Fairfax, VA 22035
Hours:  Monday - Saturday: 8 AM to 4 PM  Sunday: 9 AM to 4 PM
I-95 Landfill Complex - 9850 Furnace Road, Lorton, VA 22079
Hours:  Every Day: 8 AM to 4 PM

There's nothing like the taste of a fresh tomato or a juicy peach to bring out the flavor of summer. From May to November, Fairfax County's 11 farmers markets come to life with a feast for the senses. The vibrant colors of freshly picked fruits and vegetables contrast with the fragrant perfume of cut flowers. The aroma of freshly baked bread and pastries floats across the market while patrons savor samples of creamy artisan cheese. You will also find fresh eggs, meats and other edible delights along with gardening plants of all sizes.  All products sold are produced by vendors within 125 miles of Fairfax County, and brokers or resellers are strictly prohibited. So you can be assured that the produce you purchase at Park Authority Farmers Markets is fresh, locally-grown and consistently good. Stop by and shop at your local Farmers Market today!
Thursdays, May 1 - October 30; 3 PM - 7 PM 
Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy
Fair Oaks Mall, directly across Route 50 from Penderbrook, features more than 180 specialty stores, services and restaurants, as well as Macy's, Sears, Lord and Taylor, and J.C. Penney.
One of the region's largest shopping destinations, Fair Oaks offers an upscale mix of stores to serve its suburban community.