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Welcome to Quantico ...

The town of Quantico is located in Prince William County<1>.


The location of Quantico has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Quantico, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1910.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Quantico has a population of 555 people<3> (see below for details).

Quantico is near sea level<4>.

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

Area codes for Quantico: (703) and (571)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Quantico had an population of 555 people. This is an increase of 15.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Quantico had a population of 480 people. This makes Quantico the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 480 people, the population of Quantico decreased 14.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 561 people).

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

Communities Also Named Quantico ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Quantico - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Quantico ...

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

  • Manassas
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Fredericksburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • La Plata
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Plata
    • La Plata is located in Charles County (MD)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,800 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata <6>
  • Indian Head
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Head have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Head
    • Indian Head is located in Charles County (MD)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,787 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Head <6>
  • Occoquan
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Occoquan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Occoquan
    • Occoquan is located in Fairfax County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,097 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Occoquan <6>
  • Clifton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton is located in Fairfax County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton <6>
  • Port Tobacco Village
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Tobacco Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Tobacco Village
    • Port Tobacco Village is located in Charles County (MD)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15 people
  • Georgetown Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown Village
    • Georgetown Village is located in Prince William County
  • Doncaster
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doncaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doncaster
    • Doncaster is located in Charles County (MD)
  • Joplin
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joplin
    • Joplin is located in Prince William County

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 Quantico. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Quantico.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Quantico. 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 Quantico.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Quantico. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Quantico.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quantico ...

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

Adding Quantico to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Quantico in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Quantico was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Quantico in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Quantico post office opened in 1910.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Quantico.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Quantico. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Prince William County: www.pwcgov.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Prince William, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Quantico.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quantico - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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