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Manassas, VA is located in Northern Prince William County and is believed by some to have received its name in the early eighteenth century for “a local Jewish innkeeper” with the biblical name Manasseh. Manassas is separated into three jurisdictions, the City of ManassasManassas Park and the remaining area of Manassas that is located outside of these two jurisdictions in Prince William County.Manassas is the place historians record the first major land battle that was fought in the American Civil War, known as the First Battle of Bull Run.
There would be a Second Battle of Bull Run which the experts tell us the South would each time claim as their victory. That was more than 150 years ago and Manassas was a strategic railroad junction with railway routes to Washington D.C, Richmond, VA and the Shenandoah Valley. Despite the South’s claims of victory, the North quickly recognized the importance of this city and maintained control of Manassas and its strategic railways for most of the American Civil War. After the war, the railroad junction at Manassas became what we know today as the City of Manassas. In the late 19thcentury, Manassas replaced Brentsville, a small historic village, which was first known as the Prince William Court House, for the Prince William county seat of government.
More than 80 years later, Manassas became an independent city in 1975.Manassas has created two great means to access Manassas Park Public Schools and the City of Manassas Public Schools to determine which public school your student should attend.  Manassas has two great High Schools, Stonewall Jackson High School, home of the Raiders, and Osbourn Park High School, home of the Yellow Jackets. Both schools are committed to excellence in academics and athletics. Stonewall Jackson High School, in 2001, was Time Magazine’s School of the Year. In 2007, Newsweek recognized Stonewall Jackson as one of “The Best High Schools in America”.

The Mapped location of Osbourn High School is a fantastic picture of the three Manassas jurisdictions working perfectly together. As you can see, Osbourn High School is located in the Prince William County Manassas jurisdiction exactly between the jurisdictions of Manassas Park and the City of Manassas.To further illustrate the educational agreement and public policy unity of Manassas between jurisdictions the Northern Virginia Community College Manassas Campus of NVCCis additional assurance of Manassas goal of meeting the continuing education needs of its citizenry.I have enclosed a Map of Manassas Park and the City of Manassas provides two excellent GIS Maps: City of Manassas GIS Map Gallery and the City of Manassas Street Map to help distinguish the two respective jurisdictions.The City of Manassas Pools and Parks and City of Manassas Recreation Fields website resources will help you locate the City of Manassas public recreational facilities. The Sports Network and Fitness located in Manassas is an impressive indoor, year round, sports and fitness facility.Manassas has two Virginia Railway Express train stations. They are the Manassas Park VRE and the City of Manassas VRE railway stations making the commute to Washington DC much more enjoyable. Both of the VRE railways take their passengers to Union Station in Washington, D.C. which is located a stone’s throw from the United States Capital. Once you arrive at Union Station you can get on board with Amtrak and go almost anywhere in the United States. The VRE also provides you the ability to connect easily with five Metrorail stations located at Franconia-SpringfieldAlexandria (King Street)Crystal CityL’Enfant and Union Station.

Manassas is a 21st century city and has its own airport the Manassas Regional Airport and is not far from the Dulles International Airport in Loudoun County.

The greatest attraction of Manassas goes far beyond its borders attracting tourists worldwide to see and experience the Manassas Museums and Historic Sites. There is no greater tourist attraction than the Manassas National Battlefield Park. There are websites dedicated to attracting tourists and local visitors to Discover Manassas and Old Town Manassas.

If you are interested in a challenging round of golf the General’s Ridge Golf Course in Manassas will not disappoint you. On the other hand if you or your loved ones just want to have a fun time at one of Northern Virginia’s best miniature golf centers you may want to check out The Magic Putting Place.

When you are ready to dine go no further Manassas has some great restaurants we included some of the best for you: Carmello’sPanino,City Square CaféTony’s New York PizzaLogan’s Road HouseFoster’s GrilleOkra’s and Ashton Avenue Family Restaurant.

There are numerous gorgeous developments within Manassas. The top twenty Manassas developments Homes For Sale were selected and made available to you at the click of your mouse to your immediate right on this page.

Manassas may have been the city where the first major land conflict occurred during the American Civil War. However, it is also the city that proved to be one of the strategic conquests that would eventually serve to end the war and unify the country. This history attracts people worldwide to its hallowed ground. A century and a half later Manassas has become not only the seat of Prince William County government but perhaps, the city that makes us “forget all my toil” as foretold in the Bible description of the city’s namesake. “And Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh: For God, said he, hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father’s house”.(Genesis 41:51, KJV)

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