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Fredericksburg is an independent city, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named for Frederick, Prince of Wales and father of George III.
The latitude of Fredericksburg is 38.303N. The longitude is -77.46W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,189.
Union forces suffered one of their greatest defeats here in 1862, in the Battle of Fredericksburg.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fredericksburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fredericksburg City economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 22401 ZIP code.
13% of Fredericksburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fredericksburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fredericksburg was $21,527, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Fredericksburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Fredericksburg include Fredericksburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Fredericksburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $583. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,128.
Libraries in Fredericksburg include Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Salem Church Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fredericksburg include Free Lance-Star
Fredericksburg City supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fredericksburg political report.
The average commute time for Fredericksburg workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fredericksburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Fredericksburg include Best Western, Best Western, Comfort Inn Southpoint, Days Inn, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Central, Econo Lodge South, Fairfield Inn Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg Americas Best Inns, Holiday Inn Select ... More hotels.
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