Community Information

Prince William County, VA

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

Transportation

  • Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission Local weekday bus service throughout Prince William County.
  • Virginia Railway Express Train Service to the District of Columbia from Western Prince William County. Stops include Alexandria, Crystal City, L'Enfant Plaza, and Union Station. Three convenient stations in Prince William County - Broad Run/Airport, Manassas, and Manassas Park.
  • Washington METRO Subway System Metro stations can be found on both the Rt. 66 (Vienna - Orange Line) and Rt. 95 (Franconia/Springfield - Blue Line) corridors. The PRTC OmniRide system provides bus service to both stations.
  • Washington Dulles International Airport There are 40 passenger airlines and four cargo integrators that serve Washington Dulles International Airport.
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport The Airports Authority operates this two airport system which provides domestic and international air service for the Metropolitan Washington region.
  • Greyhound - a Greyhound bus station is conveniently located in Triangle for the convenience of Prince William County residents.

Parks

  • Manassas National Battlefield Park Site of the first major battlefield (also known as the Battle of Bull Run)of the Civil War--and the equally important Second Battle of Manassas (which convinced General Lee to invade the Union's own home ground)--the Park is a "must see" for anyone who truly wishes to gain a sense for the Civil War.
  • Dale City Recreation Center If you want to work out in a comfortable, professional and friendly environment, then you will love Dale City Recreation Center
  • Veteran's Memorial Regional Park - Veterans Park is the place to be for fun! We have many different outdoor diversions for you to enjoy.
  • WaterWorks Waterpark - offers state of the art outdoor excitement, including pools, slides, fountains, an expansive shallow beach area, and friendly, family fun.

Entertainment

  • Center for the Arts - The mission is to enrich the quality of life among all the populations in our area through diverse education and presentation arts programming of the highest quality.
  • Chinn Aquatics and Fitness Center - we are proud of our role as a community health, fitness, and wellness resource.
  • Arts Council - is an affiliate program that provides year-round programming in performance and cultural arts.
  • Freedom Aquatics Center The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center has one of the largest, most beautiful, indoor natatoriums in Northern Virginia. Featuring a 50-meter competition pool that can hold multiple activities, a warm-water leisure pool with play features and beach entry, and a whirlpool spa where adults can relax after a workout, Freedom offers a pleasant and comfortable aquatic experience year-round.
  • Historic Occoquan
  • Manassas Museum The current 7,000-square-foot building on eight acres opened in 1991. Permanent and temporary historical exhibits interpret Northern Virginia Piedmont history through artifacts, documents, videos, and images.
  • Prince William Art Society, Inc.
  • DeGrasse Dance Studio - has provided dancers of all ages with performance experience in classical Russian ballet, jazz, tap and musical theater.
  • Manassas Dance Company - we are providing accessible and affordable cultural arts performances to the public as well as by offering free performances to schoolchildren in our community.
  • Prince William Chorale
  • Prince William Symphony Orchestra
  • PW Chorale This organization was established on May 22, 1993, as the Prince William Chorale, a reorganization of the group previously known as the Manassas Choral Society which was established in 1967 by members of several area church choirs who were interested in singing a broader range of music.
  • PWC Park Authority
  • Weems-Bott Museum The Weems-Botts House offers a fascinating history on Virginia's oldest chartered town, Dumfries, in addition to two of the more colorful personalities to have lived here: Mason Weems and Benjamin Botts.

Veterinary Hospital

  • Artemis Veterinary Emergency Our emergency hospital is specifically designed and equipped to provide highest quality critical care for your pet. Our staff is well-trained in emergency procedures. Whether a minor or major medical problem, we will provide your pet with the best possible care.
Fairfax County, VA

Parks

  • Bull Run Regional Park
  • Mulch Solutions
  • Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority
  • Lake Accotink Park - 493 acres includes a 55-acre lake, wetlands and streams offering unique views of waterfowl and marsh life. Facilities and activities vary with the season and include canoe, boat rentals, fishing, tour-boat rides, boat launch, bait and tackle sales, hiking/biking trail and play fields.
  • Frying Pan Park - preserves and interprets a rural community setting in a suburban environment for the educational, cultural and recreational enrichment of the citizens and visitors of Fairfax County.
  • Great Falls Grange Park - is located at 9818 Georgetown Pike in Great Falls. The park, in the heart of Great Falls, has baseball/softball fields, a picnic area with pavilion, and a small tot lot.
  • Green Spring Garden Park - is a 27-acre park located in Alexandria, Virginia, just a few minutes travel from the Nation's Capitol. Through its gardens and educational programming, Green Spring advances the awareness and practice of gardening in Metropolitan Washington, DC.
  • The Turner Farm - 52-acre park is located on the site of a former dairy farm. The land was saved from development by a public/private partnership started in 1994 to "Save-the-Farm."
  • Colvin Run Mill Historic Site - was acquired by the Fairfax County Park Authority for the preservation of Colvin Run Mill and its associated historic buildings, and for the enjoyment and education of visitors. It has been open to the public since 1972.
  • Sully Historic Site - reflects the history of Fairfax County. Completed in 1799 by Richard Bland Lee, the main house at Sully combines aspects of Georgian and Federal architecture.
  • Hidden Oaks Nature Center The Park is rich in history. While strolling through the woods, visitors can view a railroad embankment built just before the Civil War.
  • Huntley Meadows Park - is a rich, natural island in the suburban sea of Northern Virginia. Its 1,425 acres harbor majestic forests, wildflower-speckled meadows and vast wetlands bursting with life.

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Stafford County, VA

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Law Enforcement

Hospitals

  • Mary Washington Hospital This 412-bed, acute-care medical center is home to many of our most important services, like cardiovascular care, surgical services, radiology services, diagnostic tests, and emergency care.
  • Potomac Hospital offers a wide range of medical specialties, a highly qualified medical and clinical staff, and state-of-the-art technology required to uphold our mission.

Library

  • Central Rappahannock Regional Library The collections of the main branch and the North Stafford Branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library include over 200,000 volumes of books, magazines, records, video and audio cassettes and other materials.

Parks

  • Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Hope Springs Marina is a full-service marina located on a protected section of beautiful Aquia Creek, offering 180 deep water slips, 4 deep paved ramps and 700 feet of sandy beach just minutes from the Potomac River.
  • Lake Curtis is a 91-acre, Department-owned lake in Stafford County. The lake has an abundance of standing timber, providing fish with "structure." It is on the boundary of Curtis Memorial Park, a facility that has tennis courts, a swimming pool, a golf course, grills, and picnic tables. Several new fishing pier "bulkheads" were recently added adjacent to the Department's parking lot.

Transportation

  • Stafford Regional Airport Designed to maximize the safe and efficient movement of aircraft, the Stafford Regional Airport facility includes a 5000-foot by 100-foot instrument runway with full parallel taxiways, Jet-A and Av-Gas fuel storage facilities, and 25 acres of paved aircraft parking aprons.
  • Amtrak Trains
  • Commuter Connections is a regional network of transportation organizations coordinated by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
  • VRE provides commuter rail service from the Northern Virginia suburbs to Alexandria, Crystal City and downtown Washington, D.C. The VRE Operations Board, consisting of seven commissioners - three each from NVTC and PRTC and the Director of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT), oversees all operating aspects of the Virginia Railway Express.
  • Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission

Entertainment

  • Aquia Harbour Yacht Club is a recreational boating group that strives to promote safe boating practices through education for its members and the community. Established in 1975, the club has strived to meet its mandate of boating safety, education, the environment and fun.
  • Hartwood Winery
  • Potomac Point Winery
  • The Gari Melchers Estate & Memorial Gallery is the former residence of the American figure painter Gari Melchers (1860-1932). The museum consists of the artist's home, studio and gardens.
  • Aquia Church Built between 1751 and 1757 in the shape of the Greek Cross, Aquia Episcopal Church is considered one of the most significant colonial churches in America. It is noted for its three-tiered pulpit and Aquia stone trim. It served as a parish church, established by the colonial government and was occupied by Union troops during the Civil War.
  • Historic Kenmore and Washington's Ferry Farm Tours at George Washington's Ferry Farm are self-guided. You may spend as much time on the grounds and in the visitor's center as you like during our open hours.
  • Riverside Center Dinner Theater & Conference Facility
  • Cavalier Family Skating Center Roller skating and blading on a maple wood surface - fund for all ages. Skate rentals, pro shop, snack bar, party rooms, and video arcade available. Special large group reservations welcome.
Arlington County, VA

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Alexandria City, VA

City Sites

Law Enforcement

  • Office Of Sheriff The Office of Sheriff is responsible for the operation of the Detention Center, courthouse and courtroom security,service of all court legal documents, execution of court orders, transportation of prisoners, execution of arrest warrants, and general public safety and law enforcement.
  • Alexandria Fire Department The members of the Alexandria Fire Department are dedicated to serving those who live, visit and work in the City of Alexandria.
  • Alexandria Police The basic mission of the Police Department is to maintain law and order, protect persons and property, apprehend persons suspected of crime, direct and control traffic, investigate traffic accidents, and enforce all state and city criminal laws.

Hospitals

Library

  • Alexandria Library The Alexandria Library is an educational, user-oriented service institution providing free public access to recorded knowledge and ideas

Transportation

Entertainment

  • Lyceum Alexandria's History Museum
  • Alexandria Black History Museum With more than 250 years of history and hospitality to its credit, Alexandria offers an array of historic and cultural attractions. Alexandria's many historic homes, churches, businesses and museums allow residents and visitors alike to experience the hand of the past that makes our city the charming and historic town it is today.
  • Alexandria Archaeology Museum Through the Alexandria Archaeology Museum the City of Alexandria, Virginia's archaeologists, volunteers and students work with citizens and developers to study and manage archaeological resources important to the community's past.
  • Fort Ward Fort Ward Museum interprets the site's history and offers exhibits on Civil War topics, education and interpretive programs, tours, lecture and video series, bus tours, and living history activities throughout the year.
  • Gadsby's Tavern The tavern was the setting for dancing assemblies, theatrical and musical performances, and meetings of local organizations.
  • Little Theatre of Alexandria Established in 1934 and located in historic Old Town Alexandria, the Little Theatre of Alexandria presents seven professional quality shows each season along with a series of original one act plays.
  • MetroStage MetroStage is a professional not-for-profit theater dedicated to producing plays by established and emerging playwrights, which are chosen for their social, political, literary and entertainment value.
  • Old Town Theater
  • Erickson & Ripper Gallery Located in historic Olde Towne Alexandria Virginia.offering the very best in complete Art services.
Manassas City, VA

City Sites

Law Enforcement

  • City Clerk Office The Clerk's office ensures the archival of records of Council minutes. We serve as the reference point for contracts and maintain the official records of the City.
  • Fire Department
  • Manassas City Police Department is dedicated to providing quality, professional services, while protecting life and property through community partnerships.
  • Mayor and City Council is composed of seven members, including an elected Mayor, and a Vice-Mayor selected by the Council after each election. Elections are held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in May.

Transportation

Entertainment

Hospitals

  • Prince William Home Medical Supply We have a staff of skilled technicians and health care professionals devoted to meeting your health care needs at home. We are committed to serving all home care needs with quality, cost-effective products and services.
  • Prince William Hospital was built in 1964 to serve the Manassas, Virginia area. Today, the region is rapidly growing and changing at an unprecedented rate.