Fredericksburg is a city of Virginia in the United States. It was important in the American Civil War, because of its location on the Rappahannock River, near the capital of the North (Washington, DC) and the South (Richmond, Virginia). In late 1862 the Battle of Fredericksburg was fought there.
Historic downtown Fredericksburg
America's Most Historic City
Location of Virginia in the United States
|• Mayor||Mary Katherine Greenlaw|
|• City||10.5 sq mi (27.2 km2)|
|• Land||10.4 sq mi (27.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||59 ft (18 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||2,300/sq mi (890/km2)|
|• Urban||141,238 (US: 231st)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
22401-22408 (9 total)
|GNIS feature ID||1494947|
|* Independent from Spotsylvania County in 1879|
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