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Welcome to Dumfries ...
The town of Dumfries is located in Prince William County.
The location of Dumfries has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Dumfries has a population of 5,230 people<2> (see below for details).
Dumfries is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Dumfries lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Dumfries: (703) & (571)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dumfries had a population of 4,961 people. This makes Dumfries the county's most populous community.
The population of Dumfries represents 0.06% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,961 people, the population of Dumfries has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,937 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dumfries had an population of 5,230 people. This is an increase of 5.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.93% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dumfries.
Communities near Dumfries ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dumfries.
Communities Also Named Dumfries ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Dumfries - they are located in Iowa, Minnesota and New Brunswick.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dumfries.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dumfries:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dumfries ...
Looking for more information about Dumfries? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Dumfries, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dumfries.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Prince William County: www.pwcgov.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Feb 2019