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Manassas is an independent city, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for its location at the junction of the Manassas Gap and the Orange and Alexandria railroads.
The latitude of Manassas is 38.750N. The longitude is -77.475W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 305 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 37,166.
Another battle, more recent, involved the Walt Disney Company and its plans to build a theme park here. Opponents, fearing that the park would create sprawl and encroach on the historic battlefield, blocked the project.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Manassas demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Manassas 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 20110 ZIP code.
13% of Manassas residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Manassas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Manassas was $24,453, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Manassas 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 Manassas include Manassas Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Manassas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,297.
Libraries in Manassas include Bull Run Regional Library, Central Community Library, Independent Hill Neighborhood Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Manassas include Manassas Journal Messenger
TV stations in Manassas include WPXW.
Manassas City supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Manassas political report.
The average commute time for Manassas workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Manassas between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Manassas, VAPros: Close to DC, not far from beautiful natural settings such as Front Royal and Luray...
Cons: Rednecky as all get-out...
This is a good place to Rest on your way to other places...
General info: The Bull Run River, mighty as it sounds, it actually more of a small stream...Blog about Manassas
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