Northern Virginia is home to many Washington DC suburbs, but non-like that of Manassas. Manassas is a city which remembers and pays homage to its glorious past while focusing on the future. This is a vibrant 21st century city that embraces a strong sense of community, work-life balance, outdoor exploration, and historic preservation.
Manassas serves as the seat of Prince William County and is a city of 9.9 square miles located 31.7 miles west of Washington DC. Manassas primarily can be accessed by I-66, U.S. 29, Virginia State Route 234 Business and Virginia State Route 28. Within Manassas, the cities of Old Town Triangle, Georgetown South, Oakenshaw, and Old Town Manassas reside.
The site of two Civil War battles, Manassas is steeped in history which is a point of pride for the longtime residents of this city. Both battles of Bull Run took place here; the first on Matthew’s Hill, and the second battle of Bull Run took place on Brawner’s Farm. These 2 locations are still sites for historical reenactments that take place throughout the year. In addition to Civil War reenactments, Manassas is also a part of the Steins, Vines, and Moonshine trail, a collection of wineries, craft breweries, tasting rooms, and distilleries. Located only minutes outside of Manassas proper, you will be in Virginia’s famous Wine Country. With so many vineyards and wineries at your door, things and places to explore will never be far away.
Manassas is an active community famous locally for their safe residential neighborhoods and commitment to outstanding public education. This is a place for families and retirees alike. There is something for EVERYONE here. This is a place from the 18th century with buildings and grounds that have withstood the test of time to become a haven for people with a love of history and searching for a suburban paradise in the shadow of our nation’s capital. A lot of the establishments here have continued to thrill and thrive, not only the residents who live here, but visitors as well who come to experience a piece of history and or Northern Virginian charm.