Fredericksburg is an independent city located in Virginia. It is home to more than 28,000 residents and is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metro area.
The local economy is powered by tourism, with more than 1.5 million visitors each year, as well as commercial centers, education, healthcare, and corporate offices.
Fredericksburg is served by US Route 1, Interstate 95, Virginia Railway Express, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Arts and Entertainment
Popular attractions in Fredericksburg include the Fredericksburg Historic District, Mary Washington House, George Washington's Ferry Farm, historic Civic War battlefields, Riverside Center Dinner Theater, ghost tours, alpaca farms, a wide variety of restaurants, wineries and breweries, and Belmont's Historic House Museum, to name a few. The city is also home to multiple museums, performing arts venues and art galleries.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the area's popular golf courses, parks, water sports, horseback riding and nature trails.
The city is served by Fredericksburg City Public Schools as well as several private schools.
Fredericksburg is home to the University of Mary Washington, Middle College, Germanna Community College and Strayer University.