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Dumfries - Town vs. County Stats

Dumfries - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Dumfries: $486,300 / County Avg $472,400


Avg Taxes in Dumfries: $3,100 / County Avg $4,300


Avg Sq. Ft. in Dumfries: 2,914 / County Avg 3,024


Avg Price per/ft2 in Dumfries: $167 / County Avg $156


Avg Walkscore in Dumfries: 21 / County Avg 21


Avg Year Built in Dumfries: 1995 / County Avg 1994


Avg Days on Website in Dumfries: 71 / County Avg 72


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Search Dumfries VA homes for sale and research community information right here on our site. Once a major East Coast port, historic Dumfries is the oldest continuously chartered town in the state. Conveniently located in Prince William County in the northeastern part of the state, Dumfries and the surrounding communities today are home to about 5,000 residents. Dumfries is a growing community, just 32 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., and is easily accessible from Highway 1 and I-95. Commuter buses, trains and vanpools are available to those commuting to the Pentagon and other Washington, D.C., locations. Dumfries is nicely situated for an easy commute to Ft. Belvoir and the Marine Corps Base. Quantico and the FBI Training Center are less than five miles from Dumfries.

The richly historic Dumfries community offers many one-of-a-kind attractions. Residents and visitors will enjoy the Weems-Botts Museum and the many recreational opportunities in the surrounding county. Golfing, boating, fishing, bird watching and hunting are popular in Dumfries, as are shopping and the performing arts. The Prince William Symphony Orchestra, the Manassas Dance Company and the Center for the Arts are all nearby. Additionally, the Potomac Mills Mall, a large, well-known outlet shopping center, is located just eight miles away.

Two famous historic sites are located within 15 miles of Dumfries: Gunston Hall Plantation and George Washington's Mount Vernon estate. Gunston Hall was the property of George Mason, an early American thinker whose ideas shaped many state constitutions. Mason's home, built in the late 1750s, and other reconstructed buildings on the site provide visitors the opportunity to learn about the 18th-century plantation lifestyle. The 550-acre site is a National Historic Landmark.

Today, the quality of life in Prince William County is very good, due to the beauty of the natural surroundings and residents' belief in the importance of history, art and education. The local economy consists of several sectors, including retail trade; education, health and social services; arts, entertainment and travel; professional services; and construction. The region enjoys an active business community and a strong local economy, as local governments seek out partnerships that will benefit the community. Businesses are encouraged to be active in public schools, to provide positive experiences and growth opportunities for students.

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