Franconia is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in the Alexandria region of Fairfax County.

Franconia is named for the Franconia Farm of R. R. Fowle.[1]

In 1872, the first Franconia Station was built on the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Historic Franconia." Fairy Lamp Club and Newsletter. Franconia Museum, Inc. 12 Mar. 2011

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