Frederick County, VA Real Estate

    About Frederick County


    Location

    Frederick County is the northern-most point in Virginia, a mid-point of the East Coast. The County sits at the mouth of the Shenandoah Valley which stretches 200 miles between two mountain ranges – The Blue Ridge Mountains to the East and The Allegheny Mountains (part of the Appalachian Mountain Range) to the West. The Valley is bound by two rivers, the Potomac River to the North and the James River to the South.

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    Demographics

    Population Estimate of July 1, 2016: 84,421
    Median household income (in 2015 dollars), 2011-2015: $69,098
    Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2015 dollars), 2011-2015: $30,769
    Population per square mile, 2010: 189.4

    Education

    Frederick County Public Schools
    Shenandoah University
    Lord Fairfax Community College

    Public Library

    Handley Regional Library

    Size

    416 square miles at the Top of Virginia. Frederick County was established in 1738 from parts of Orange County and encompassed all or part of four counties in present-day Virginia — Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, and Frederick — and five in present-day West Virginia — Hardy, Hampshire, Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan.

    Climate

    The average temperature of Frederick County is 52.62°F
    Average high/low in July = 86/63
    Average high/low in January = 40/22
    Average Rainfall: 38.5 inches
    Average Snowfall: 21.7 inches

    Transportation

    Frederick County has an extensive transportation infrastructure which includes major arterial roads including:

    Interstate 81 (North-South)
    Interstate 66 (East-West)
    US 50 (East-West)
    US 11 (North-South)
    US 522 (Northwest-Southeast)
    VA Primary 7 (East)
    VA Primary 37 (Western Bypass)

    Air

    Winchester Regional Airport provides general aviation services for the region.

    Commercial options are accessible in less than an hour. IAD is only 50 minutes away and BWI & DCA provide extra destination flexibility in 90 minutes.

    Winchester Regional Airport

     

    Rail

    Products: CSX and Winchester & Western (connecting to Norfolk Southern)
    Commuter: Metro – Vienna Station; MARC – Martinsburg, WV

    Port

    Virginia Inland Port – 15 miles

     

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