Harlow Chandler FXBG Downtown AerialFredericksburg has the charm and perception of a small Virginia town, yet has the amenities and economic development of a big city. Located midway between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Fredericksburg’s impact rests in both its vast historical footprint and its consistent commitment to the growth of new businesses and amenities. From revered historical sites to beloved chef-owned restaurants, there are endless reasons to be proud of living in Fredericksburg.