Living in Manassas, VA | Community Information

Manassas is a town in northern Virginia located between Washington D.C. and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Known for Civil War history, Manassas originated in 1852 at the junction of two railroads which linked Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. with the Shenandoah Valley and Richmond. It features a wonderful museum system and charming historic district. Classical music, opera and theater are staged at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Ben Lomond Historic Site features a Federal-style plantation house and a rose garden.

Manassas, Virginia – one of the largest areas in Prince William, Virginia – is home to a multitude of attractions, things to do and places to stay.  Manassas, Virginia is an unincorporated area within Prince William, Virginia.  Manassas, Virginia is home to multiple major attractions including Manassas Mall, Manassas National Battlefield Park, Ben Lomond Historic Site, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Splashdown Waterpark, Fun n’ Skate Zone, and so much more. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,821.

Manassas is easily accessible from anywhere in the country.

To reach us by train, you may take Amtrak or local service through Virginia Railway Express (VRE). The VRE is a commuter train that runs primarily during rush hour, Monday through Friday.  Additionally, the Washington D.C. Metro system connects to the Omnilink bus service which extends to Manassas.

If you travel by plane, we have Manassas Regional Airport as well as two major airports in the area:

  • Dulles International Airport
  • Reagan National Airport

Historic Downtown Manassas is a highlight on any itinerary!