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Welcome to Fredericksburg ...

The location of Fredericksburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fredericksburg has a population of 29,254 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fredericksburg.

The city of Fredericksburg is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Fredericksburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fredericksburg is within the (540) area code.

Websites for Fredericksburg ...

Official Website:   www.fredericksburgva.gov/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fredericksburgchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fredericksburg had an population of 29,254 people. This is an increase of 20.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fredericksburg had a population of 24,286 people.

The population of Fredericksburg represents 0.3% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24,286 people, the population of Fredericksburg increased 25.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,279 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fredericksburg.

Communities Also Named Fredericksburg ...

While we believe that this Fredericksburg is located in , we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Fredericksburg. Those communities are located in the following : Rockbridge and Spotsylvania County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 18 communities that are also named Fredericksburg - they are located in California, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Brunswick, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (4) and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fredericksburg.

Communities near Fredericksburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fredericksburg.

  • Dumfries [Prince William County]
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    • Dumfries [Prince William County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Fredericksburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,106 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumfries
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dumfries<5>
  • Bowling Green [Caroline County]
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    • Bowling Green [Caroline County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Fredericksburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,182 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowling Green have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<5>
  • Quantico [Prince William County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quantico
    • Quantico [Prince William County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Fredericksburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 558 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quantico have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quantico
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quantico<5>
  • Port Royal [Caroline County]
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    • Port Royal [Caroline County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Fredericksburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leavells [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leavells
      • Leavells [Spotsylvania County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Fredericksburg
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    • Stafford Lakes Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stafford Lakes Village
      • Stafford Lakes Village [Stafford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Fredericksburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stafford Lakes Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford Lakes Village
    • Woodlanding Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlanding Village
      • Woodlanding Village [Stafford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Fredericksburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlanding Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlanding Village
    • Hartwood [Stafford County]
    • Olney Corner [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olney Corner
      • Olney Corner [Caroline County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Fredericksburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olney Corner
    • Canterbury Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canterbury Village
      • Canterbury Village [Stafford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Fredericksburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canterbury Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canterbury Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fredericksburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fredericksburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fredericksburg. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fredericksburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fredericksburg. Our list includes 41 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fredericksburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fredericksburg ...

Looking for more information about Fredericksburg? 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 Fredericksburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fredericksburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fredericksburg: www.fredericksburgva.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fredericksburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fredericksburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fredericksburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fredericksburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FredericksburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fredericksburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3032, Longitude: -77.4605       In this case, the coordinates for Fredericksburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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