Bealeton is a small unincorporated community in Fauquier County, Virginia, at the intersection of State Route 28 and U.S. Route 17. Public schools in Bealeton include Grace Miller Elementary, Cedar Lee Middle, and Liberty High School. Bealeton is home to its own Post Office with ZIP Code, 22712, and has a population of 6,884 (US Census Report, 2000). On May 15, 2006, ground was broken on a 5,960-square-foot (554 m), $2.3 million dollar post office to replace the old one. It was completed in 2007.