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Herndon

Herndon, town (1990 pop. 16,139), Fairfax co., N Va., inc. 1874, rechartered 1938. A suburb of Washington, D.C., Herndon has a mix of light and high-tech industries. Dulles International Airport (including extensive facilities of the National Air and Space Museum) and the National Weather Service's Baltimore/Washington forecast office are to the west.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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