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  Fredericksburg, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fredericksburg is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia, 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 55 miles north of Richmond, Virginia.
The county court was moved to Fredericksburg in 1732 and the town served as county seat until 1780 when the courthouse was moved closer to the county center.
Fredericksburg was incorporated as a town, with its own court, council, and mayor, in 1781, and received its charter as an independent city in 1879.
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 All about the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia. South of Stafford and North of Spotsylvania Virginia - by ...
The Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford area is reported to be one of the fastest growing areas in the CommonWealth and in the top 20 in the nation.
Fredericksburg was incorporated as a town in 1781 and became a city in 1879.
Fredericksburg is positioned 38.29 degrees north of the equator and 77.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.simplyfredericksburg.com /fredericksburg/fredericksburg.shtml   (1137 words)

  
 Battle of Fredericksburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Fredericksburg, fought in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, on December 13, 1862, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen.
The attack was stalled by the Virginia Horse Artillery under Major John Pelham and an artillery duel lasted for about an hour.
Portions of the Fredericksburg battlefield are now preserved as part of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Fredericksburg   (2125 words)

  
 Civil War Traveler | Fredericksburg, Virginia
Fredericksburg battlefield - The visitor center is just steps away from the famous stone wall at Marye's Heights that was successfully defended by Confederates Dec. 13, 1862.
Highlights are a Confederate flag that flew over the city during the 1862 battle and a gun from the CSS Virginia (Merrimack).
A Civil War Trails marker outside the museum describes White Oak Church across the road, which was the center of much activity during the Federal "occupation" in the winter of 1862.
www.civilwar-va.com /virginia/va-central/fredcity.html   (1096 words)

  
 Fredericksburg Virginia real estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Crowning the hilltops and river bluffs from the Chesapeake region west to the Blue Ridge and adding to the grace and elegance of the Virginia landscape are the classic Greek revival homes and public buildings with their stately porticoes.
Tobacco, Virginia's traditional staple, is still the leading crop, and grains, corn, soybeans, peanuts, sweet potatoes, cotton, and apples (especially in the Shenandoah Valley) are all important.
N Virginia has become the home of one of the largest concentrations of computer communications firms in the U.S. Other leading industries include tourism and the manufacture of chemicals, electrical equipment, and food, textile, and paper products.
www.homesbymartese.com /About_Virginia/page_929323.html   (382 words)

  
 Fredericksburg, VA - Virginia Florists, buy flowers from your local full service retail flower shops and florist ...
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 Fredericksburg, Virginia
Fredericksburg is a city of over 20,000 located about 45 minutes south of the Nation Capital and the same distance north of Richmond, Virginia's Capital.
Most hotels and motels in the greater Fredericksburg area are located at it's three I-95 exits (133, 130, and 126).
Fredericksburg also has several excellent Bed & Breakfast and Inns located in the "Old Town" area; The Fredericksburg Colonial Inn, The Kenmore Inn, and The Selby House are all located on Princess Anne Street.
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 Official Web site of the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia
The City of Fredericksburg is searching for an innovative, entrepreneurial-minded leader to manage the Visitor Center.
Advertising and public relations work done for the City of Fredericksburg and Fredericksburg Area Tourism has received honors at the annual Hampton Roads ADDY awards competition.
The City of Fredericksburg, Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Inc. (HFFI), and Virginia Department of Historic Resources will partner on a comprehensive survey of the Fredericksburg Historic District.
www.fredericksburgva.gov   (408 words)

  
 Statistics: Area code 540 in Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
Fredericksburg is located in Spotsylvania County in the state of Virginia.
Its principal city is Fredericksburg, VA. The latitude for the geographic center of 22407 is 38.2892 and the longitude is -77.5793.
Fredericksburg and 22407 are located in Virginia in the United States of America.
www.zipwise.com /zip-codes/virginia/fredericksburg-22407.php   (523 words)

  
 Fredericksburg Area Tourism - Fredericksburg, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although it is quiet now, cannons once roared along the pristine lakes, swift flowing rivers and rolling hillsides near Fredericksburg, Virginia.
From 1862 until 1864, Union and Confederate forces clashed repeatedly in four of the Civil War´s bloodiest battles, at Fredericksburg, Wilderness, Chancellorsville and Spotsylvania Court House when armies under Generals Robert E Lee and Ulysses S Grant fought bitterly to decide the course of our nation.
Fredericksburg and Falmouth were established as inland ports by the Virginia General Assembly in 1728.
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 Restaurant Fredericksburg VA Virginia + Fine Dining - City Guide
Entertainment is provided seven nights a week and a traditional Irish Pub, serving a variety of peel and eat shrimp, Celtic nachos, wings, and beer battered mushrooms, is adjacent to the dining room.
Fine Italian food, pizzas, and desserts are on the menu and all entrees are served with steamy Italian bread and a fresh salad.
Ribs, chicken, and fish dishes are also available on the menu and served in generous Texas size portions in an exciting and vibrant atmosphere.
www.discoverourtown.com /TownPage.php?Town=275&Cat=Dining   (2571 words)

  
 Fredericksburg.com - Virginia gets prepared   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Perry Cogburn, director of the Virginia Department of Transportation's Emergency Operations Center in Richmond, spent yesterday juggling a series of conference calls with traffic and emergency preparedness officials throughout the state.
In the Fredericksburg region, VDOT crews were checking drainage structures near roads and construction projects yesterday to make sure they could handle any extra water that might come through the area, said Charlie Kilpatrick, Fredericksburg Residency engineer.
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County will serve as local hosts for evacuees should Isabel hit the Hampton Roads area.
www.freelancestar.com /News/FLS/2003/092003/09162003/1104054   (1057 words)

  
 Fredericksburg, Virginia at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Located on the Rappahannock River near the head of navigation, Fredericksburg developed as the frontier of colonial Virginia shifted west out of the coastal plain.
A second battle was fought in and around the town on May 3, 1863, in connection with the Chancellorsville campaign (April 27-May 6, 1863).
Gaining its present name in 1938, the college was for many years associated with the University of Virginia as a women’s liberal arts college.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Fredericksburg,_Virginia.html   (1331 words)

  
 Fredericksburg.com - Virginia Spalding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Virginia Margaret Spalding, 83, of Fredericksburg died Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at Mary Washington Hospital.
She was a member of the Woman's Club of Fredericksburg and was a volunteer Braillist with the Virginia Textbook Braillists for many years.
Spalding was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing, class of 1942, and served as a registered nurse at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia before her marriage.
www.freelancestar.com /News/FLS/2003/082003/08192003/1073228   (242 words)

  
 Fredericksburg Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
The history of Fredericksburg is visible everywhere in the city.
Old Town Fredericksburg bills itself as “Eighteen blocks of shopping and the rest is history.” Modern shopping areas are also found around the city.
Fredericksburg is one hour south of Washington D.C. and 55 minutes north of the Virginia’s capital city of Richmond.
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 OldTownFredericksburg is now SimplyFredericksburg
The Old Town Fredericksburg Historic District in Fredericksburg, Virginia, has its roots as a colonial marketplace and trade center for the colonies.
We invite you to take a stroll down the tree lined streets of Historic Fredericksburg Virginia and let the colorful awnings, historic storefronts, brick sidewalks and flowers surround you and take you back to an earlier time.
Fredericksburg was founded in 1728 and named after Prince Frederick Louis of Wales, the father of George III of England.
www.oldtownfredericksburg.com   (464 words)

  
 Fredericksburg, Virginia
Fredericksburg Virginia is the halfway point of an annual winter pilgrimage to sunny Florida...
Fredericksburg's exit 130 has the unique distinction of offering more travel - related services than any other exit on I-95 from Maine to Florida, and that makes it a great overnite stop.
Fredericksburg Central Park just across Plank Road features a number of free-standing mega-stores with more to come...
www.usastar.com /cities/fredericksburg   (425 words)

  
 City of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Employment Opportunities, Jobs
Apply to the Virginia Employment Commission, 3501 Lafayette Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
The City of Fredericksburg does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs, services, or activities.
Applicants must possess a valid Virginia driver's license and be at least 18 years old.
www.fredericksburgva.gov /jobs.asp   (686 words)

  
 Criminal Defense Attorney Timothy J. Wall Fredericksburg Virginia VA Lawyer
Located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Timothy J. Wall is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in criminal defense and family law.
Tim Wall has earned an outstanding reputation in the legal community and is on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Fredericksburg, Virginia lawyer, Timothy J. Wall, proudly serves Northern Virginia, esp. Stafford and Spotsylvania counties, with Criminal Law, Municipal Court, DUI, Traffic Offenses, Divorce, Custody, Support, Constitutional Law, Communications and Media Law, Litigation And Appeals.
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 Fredericksburg Virginia Real Estate - the prime source for information on Fredericksburg Virginia real estate
If so, you are now at the most prominent location on the Internet that is providing comprehensive information about real estate in the entire Fredericksburg VA region.
Real estate in Fredericksburg, Virginia (including homes in Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Orange County, King George County, and Caroline County) is among the most affordable in the Northern Virginia area.
You should consider real estate in the beautiful and historic Fredericksburg Virginia area.
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 Fredericksburg United Methodist Church
For 200 years we have been serving God in the heart of historic downtown Fredericksburg.
We have a long history, our Church having been used as a Union hospital during the Battle of Fredericksburg and was severely shelled during that battle.
Fredericksburg UMC truly is the Heart of Downtown.
www.fumcva.org   (243 words)

  
 Fredericksburg Virginia Romantic Getaways & Accommodations
Take a self-guided tour of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Civil War Battlefields and the National Military Park.
Enjoy a lunch or dinner riverboat cruise on Fredericksburg Cruises or a live performance at the Riverside Center Dinner Theater.
Canoe or raft on the Rappahannock River with a rental from a local outfitter.
www.virginiaromanticgetaways.com /vfd.html   (871 words)

  
 Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg is the seat of Mary Washington College.
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 Lodging.com: Hotel Details
Our beautiful, quiet hotel is conveniently located just off of Interstate 95 at exit 130A in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Our AAA three diamond, multiple award winning property is near the city's historic district, and we are the closest hotel to the University of Mary Washington.
Best Western Fredericksburg is a recent and multiple winner of the prestigious "Best of the Best" and Best Western Chairman's Award for outstanding quality standards.
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 Fredericksburg bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Fredericksburg B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
La Vista Plantation - Fredericksburg, VA 1838 Classical Revival country home nestled amidst ancient tulip poplars, cedars and hollies,...
Richard Johnston Inn - Fredericksburg, VA The 1700's - a time of history, independence and glorious homes.
Also noted is the approximate distance from Fredericksburg, Virginia.
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