Falls Church, Virginia is officially called the City of Falls Church. Included in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metropolitan Area, Falls Church had a population of just over 12,000 as of the 2010 census.

Taking its name from an eighteenth-century Anglican parish called The Falls Church, Falls Church gained township status in 1875. According to U.S. census statistics, Falls Church has the lowest level of poverty of any city or county in America.

The earliest known settlement in Falls Church was on the south side of the present day intersection of N. Washington Street and Columbia. East of Falls Church, on Wilson Boulevard, lies Powhatan Springs, where Powhatan is reported to have convened autumn councils.

Falls Church is home to many sites on the National Register of Historic Places, including Birch House (Joseph Edward Birch House), Cherry Hill (John Mills Farm), The Falls Church and Mount Hope.

You can find the Falls Church General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts in the City Hall building at 300 Park Avenue, Room 107E. You may also speak with a legal professional between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. by calling (703) 248-5098.