Did you know that sometimes the city municipality is not part of the logical county? For example, when searching Fairfax County, listings for Fairfax City and Falls Church City are not included. The reason is based upon independent cities such as municipalities and incorporated cities that have government operations not tied to a county. Fairfax City and Falls Church City are separate entities which have completely different options within Keystone and Matrix. To view all listings contained in the county of Fairfax you must select Fairfax County, Fairfax City and the Falls Church City picklist options. If you work in the Fairfax area this information is probably not a surprise, but we think reminders are always helpful and especially useful if you do not perform searches using these unique areas on a frequent basis.
Here are a few other Counties with similar municipality differences:
- Arlington County
- Alexandria City
- Baltimore County:
- Baltimore City
- Fairfax County:
- Fairfax City and Falls Church City.
- Frederick County:
- Winchester City
- Prince William County:
- Manassas City and Manassas Park City.