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Fredericksburg, Stafford County, and Spotsyvania County are located in the Northern portion of the commonwealth of Virginia and is the southernmost point of the D.C. Metropolotian area. The area is home to a rich American history and cannot be overlooked. In 1608, Captain John Smith sailed up the Potomac from Jamestown. He encountered Powhatan Princess Pocahontas on our shores. George Washingtons' boyhood home is in Southern Stafford. Stafford (named after Staffordshire, England) is within driving distance of Washington D.C., and the capital’s influence has rubbed off on our attractions, recreation and dining experiences. Spotsylvania County is known as the "Crossraods of the Civil War". Four major Civil War battles were fought on Spotsylvania soil, including the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in May 1864.
More than it's history is the character, community, and beauty of Northern Virginia. When you visits Fredericksburg you will find yourself welcomed with open arms and smiling faces. Learn more about why Virginia really is for lovers!
Known for its historic heritage dating back before the Revolutionary War, Fredericksburg, Virginia's, 10.5 square miles are home to about 28,000 residents. Its historic sites, quaint shops, and chef-owned restaurants mean there's no lack of things to do in your off time. These attributes regularly beckon visitors to the area, which means that all the residents here have plenty of opportunities to meet people from around the world without ever leaving town.
Located in the northeast corner of the state, Stafford, Virginia, is a living history book for both residents and visitors to the area. Named for Staffordshire, England, it was near this area that the legend of Pocahontas was born. Located along the banks of the Rappahannock River, Stafford, VA, is one of the most historic colonial-era cities in the United States.
As part of the D.C. metro area, Spotsylvania, Virginia has a lot to offer its residents. This county is steeped in Civil War history—clashes such as the Battle of Fredericksburg and the Battle of the Wilderness were fought here, and Stonewall Jackson was gravely injured here as well. While many parts of the county still offer up beautiful, rustic landscapes, living in Spotsylvania, Virginia, also puts you at the crossroads of history and the growth of an energetic community.