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Are you considering a move to Prince William County in Northern Virginia? Well, you're in luck! In this article, I will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the different areas in Prince William County, including Dumfries, Woodbridge, Manassas, Bristow, Haymarket, and Gainesville. Each area has its own unique charm and housing options, so let's dive in and explore what each one has to offer.


Dumfries and Woodbridge

Dumfries and Woodbridge offer a wide range of housing options to suit every budget. In Dumfries, you can find single-family homes ranging from $500,000 to $700,000, some of which were built in the 70s or 80s. On the other hand, Woodbridge boasts brand new neighborhoods like Port Potomac, where homes can reach up to $1 million. Both areas have a variety of amenities, including shopping centers, restaurants, and parks. Woodbridge is also conveniently located near the Potomac Mills Mall, one of the largest outlet malls in Virginia. Overall, Dumfries and Woodbridge are great options for those looking for affordable housing with easy access to amenities.


Manassas and Manassas Park

Manassas and Manassas Park are two neighboring cities that offer a mix of historical charm and modern amenities. Manassas, in particular, holds a special place in my heart as it is where my family originally settled in the 1960s. The median home price in Manassas is around $432,000, and the city has received a B rating on niche.com for overall livability. Manassas Park, on the other hand, offers a mix of World War II-era housing and brand new neighborhoods like Blooms Mill and Blooms Crossing. The city also has a vibrant downtown area and is home to the Signal Hill shopping district. Many professionals working for companies like Micron, Lockheed Martin, and Aurora Flight Services choose to live in Manassas due to its convenient location and amenities.



Bristow, located in Prince William County, offers a mix of newer homes built in the late 90s and early 2000s. The area has seen significant development in recent years, with new roads and shopping centers being built. Bristow is also home to the Jiffy Lube Live concert hall, which hosts various concerts throughout the year. While Bristow may not have as many amenities as other areas in Prince William County, it is a popular choice for those looking for newer homes and proximity to major highways like I-66.



Nokesville, located in western Prince William County, offers a more rural and spacious living environment. The area is known for its large properties with 10 acres or more, making it a great choice for those who value privacy and space. The median home price in Nokesville is around $620,000, and the area has received a B rating on niche.com for overall livability. Nokesville is also home to the charming Old Town Nokesville, which has a small-town feel and is a great place to explore. While housing options may be limited in Nokesville due to the restrictions on mass building, the area offers a unique and peaceful living experience.


Gainesville and Haymarket

Gainesville and Haymarket are two neighboring areas in Prince William County that have seen significant growth in recent years. Gainesville, where I currently reside, was once a small and quiet area but has now become a bustling community with a variety of amenities. The median home price in Gainesville is around $555,000, and the area has received an A+ rating on niche.com for overall livability. Haymarket, on the other hand, is known for its gated communities like Dominion Valley and Piedmont, which offer a range of amenities including golf courses and community centers. Both Gainesville and Haymarket offer easy access to major highways like I-66 and have a variety of shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment options.




Prince William County in Northern Virginia offers a diverse range of areas to suit every lifestyle and budget. Whether you're looking for affordable housing in Dumfries and Woodbridge, historical charm in Manassas and Manassas Park, newer homes in Bristow, a rural living experience in Nokesville, or a bustling community in Gainesville and Haymarket, there is something for everyone in Prince William County. Each area has its own unique charm and amenities, so be sure to explore all your options before making a decision. If you're considering a move to Prince William County, don't hesitate to reach out to me for assistance. I have extensive knowledge of the area and can help you navigate the housing market. Remember to subscribe to my YouTube channel for more informative videos about the area. Whether you're buying or selling a house, I'm here to help. Contact me at the number below.


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Chris Colgan my youngest son bought a house in Manassas last year, and love the area!

Mar 06, 2024 02:04 PM
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Mar 07, 2024 04:49 AM