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Prince William County

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Prince William County

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Prince William County [1] is in Northern Virginia.


  • Manassas — the county seat, despite being an independent city, not actually part of the county!
  • Quantico — home to the largest marine base in the world, Marine Corps Base Quantico.
  • Woodbridge — a major shopping destination for Potomac Mills Outlets.

Other destinations

  • Manassas National Battlefield Park, [2]. Site of both the the first and second Battles of Bull Run.


Get in

The closest major airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (IATA: DCA), [3], although Manassas also has its own, for private planes: Manassas Regional IATA: HEF, [4].

Otherwise, the main artery is without question I-95.

Get around


Sightseeing in Prince William County is overwhelmingly military-related: the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Manassas Battlefield National Park, both of which attract a lot of residents and other out-of-state tourists coming down from D.C.



The Potomac Mills Outlets are the other big regional draw, again bringing in the visitors from D.C.



Get out

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