TeamHealth - Fredericksburg, VA
Fredericksburg in Brief
Fredericksburg, known as "America's Most Historical City," is a small town that features distinctive neighborhoods, many of them historic. Residents enjoy accessibility to one of the nation's finest cultural resources—Washington, D.C.—but love living in a small town with a more gentle and friendly pace.
The Fredericksburg File
- Education. Focused on its motto, "Excellence in Education," Fredericksburg City Public Schools provide a quality education that assures opportunity and equality for each student.
- Real Estate. Whether you seek a home dating back to the 18th century or one featuring more modern design, you can find it in Fredericksburg.
- Family. Fredericksburg is a great place for families; the book "Life in America's Small Cities," ranks it third out of 219 small cities across the U.S. with the best quality of life.
- Culture. Fredericksburg has numerous studios, galleries, theaters, museums and concert venues; a special treat is First Fridays, when downtown abounds with rich cultural and entertainment opportunities.
- Recreation. Fredericksburg residents can take advantage of recreational opportunities in 21 outdoor spaces, as well as enjoy its walking trails, playgrounds, swimming pool and the Rappahannock River.
- Weather. Fredericksburg has a four-season humid subtropical climate that's characterized by hot summers and cool winters.
In 1728, Fredericksburg was named for Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707-1751), eldest son of King George II of Great Britain and father of King George III—and its older streets still bear the names of members of the British royal family.