Prince William County is in the Northern Virginia region. It is bordered by the Potomac River to the east and approximately half of the county is forested. It is only 25 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.
One of the nation's largest malls is Potomac Mills with its 240+ stores offering outlet prices. Old Town Manassas offers more than 25 quaint shops and
restaurants in an historic setting.
The INNOVATION campus of George Mason University is a
performing arts center and home to a "La Scala" style opera house. The community
is also home to Prince William Symphony Orchestra and numerous art
History buffs can enjoy the Manassas Battlefield Park
administered by the U.S. National Park Service and where two strategic Civil War
battles took place. Other historic sites include the historic town of Occoquan, a national landmark village on the banks of the
Occoquan River, and the Weems-Botts Museum in Dumfries.
The 17,000-acre Prince William National Forest provides
year-around hiking, camping and picnicking. And for baseball fans, there's the
Prince William Nationals, Class A team of the Washington Nationals.