Located 20 miles south of Washington D. C. in Prince William County, you will find the wonderful community known as Woodbridge, Virginia. Woodbridge is a census-designated place, an area served by a post office bearing that name and a magisterial district in Prince William County. The magisterial district of Woodbridge is surrounded by the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers and home to over 51,000 residents and a very diverse community. The census-designated Woodbridge is home to around 4,055 residents, far less diverse and comprised of the area east of I-95 and north of Occoquan Road and Dawson Beach Road.
Woodbridge is a great place to buy a home and affords its residents abundant amenities. There are wonderful shopping opportunities at the Potomac Mills shopping mall, and a plethora of recreational options in the area as well. There is a breathtakingly beautiful natural habitat to be explored at the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Bird-watchers know the refuge is a great place to see ospreys and bald eagles. On the Potomac River you’ll find Leesylvania State Park and Veteran’s Park where residents of Woodbridge and neighboring communities can enjoy picnicking, hiking, swimming and boating.
Residents of Woodbridge are served by the Prince William County Public Schools, and the area is served by the recently expanded Potomac Hospital also. Additionally there are several other attractions and points of interest in Woodbridge, including the oldest house in Prince William County, the Rippon Lodge, and an interactive science center, SCIENCEPORT. So, if you are looking for a quiet laid-back lifestyle in a friendly community with great amenities, look no further than Woodbridge, Virginia.
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