Springfield, Virginia was founded in 1847 near the Orange and Alexandria Railroad’s Daingerfield Station, now known as the Backlick Road Virginia Railway Express Station. A census-designated place (CDP), Springfield had a population of 30,484 as of the 2010 census.
Springfield’s post office was in existence during the Civil War, having been completed sometime around 1851, and was the site of a skirmish on October 3rd, 1861 and a confederate raid on August 3rd, 1863. In 1881, the post office was officially named after President James A. Garfield, who had been assassinated earlier that year. The name “Springfield” was reinstated in 1910, but the name Garfield continued to appear on maps through the 1930s.
The closest airport to Springfield is Ronald Regan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia. The Arlington General District Courthouse can be found at 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Suite Number 2400. Contact a legal professional between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at (703) 228-7900.