Chantilly is an unincorporated town in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Chantilly is named after an early 19th century farm and the mansion that stood there.[1]

The only major battle of the Civil War to take place in Fairfax County, the Battle of Chantilly (also known as the battle of Ox Hill), took place here.


  1. Robison, Debbie. "Chantilly, Ca. 1817." Northern Virginia History Notes. 23 Oct. 2007. Web. 05 Feb. 2012.

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