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  •  Why Fredericksburg
     City of Fredericksburg Aerial 


    • One of the fastest-growing localities in Virginia.
    • Located on the East Coast’s busiest interstate, I-95. State Route 3, U.S. 1 also run through city.
    • Halfway between Richmond and Washington. 60 percent of U.S. population within 750 miles.
    • Rappahannock River runs through the city, and parks and trails take advantage of this.
    • Downtown train station offers Virginia Railway Express commuter service to Washington as well as Amtrak connectivity up and down the East Coast.
    • Active Main Street program, Economic Development Authority.
    • Robust tourism and technology incentives programs and proven ability to execute.
    • Home of the University of Mary Washington.
    • Outdoor opportunities abound: trails, Rappahannock and Potomac rivers, fishing and hunting.
    • Easy access to major cities, beaches, mountains.
    • Within an hour of three international airports. Regional airport nearby for general aviation.
    • Downtown provides center of the region, offers strong sense of place.
    • Central Park and Celebrate Virginia South offer Wegmans grocery store, national retailers.
    • Among lowest real estate taxes in region.
    • Virginia consistently named among best places to do business.
    • Unemployment rate below 5 percent.
    • Mary Washington Hospital provides employment, regional healthcare solution.
    • Tourism attractions focused on outdoors, heritage, culinary and the arts.
    • Beautiful downtown homes and offices within easy walk of art galleries, restaurants, retail.
    • Regular downtown events bring in visitors, shoppers.
    • Abundant fiber provides high broadband penetration rates.
    • Lower-cost real estate, labor compared with Northern Virginia.
    • Less traffic, easier pace of life compared with Northern Virginia.
    • Public water and sewer, natural gas, reliable electrical service from Dominion Virginia Power.
    • Highly educated workforce, many of whom want to work closer to their homes.
    • Active arts community, cultural opportunities.
    • Diverse housing stock.
    • Numerous exciting mixed-use downtown projects in the works.


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    This is Fredericksburg, Virginia (YouTube)  

    A video introducing you to our city, community, businesses, healthcare and learning environment.  


    The virtues of downtown Fredericksburg (YouTube)
    Here is a YouTube video that a local real estate firm made about the benefits of living in Fredericksburg, specifically the downtown area. 


    Fredericksburg, A Bird's Eye View (YouTube)

    An aerial video by Carlton Forrester providing a unique journey over the City of Fredericksburg.























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