Prince William County in Virginia includes the communities of Aden, Antioch, Bethel, Brentsville, Bristow, Buckhall, Buckland, Bull Run, Canova, Catharpin, Cherry Hill, Cornwell, Dale City, Dumfries, Featherstone, Gainesville, Greenwich, Haymarket, Hoadly, Independent Hill, Lake Ridge, Linton Hall, Loch Lomond, Marumsco, Montclair, Neabsco, Nokesville, Occoquan, Quantico, Quantico Station, Rixlew, Southbridge, Sudley, Sudley Springs, Thoroughfare, Triangle, Waterfall, Wellington, West Gate, Woodbridge & Yorkshire. Manassas & Manassas Park were also once part of Prince William County, but since become independent cities some time ago. Whether you have been charged with DUI, assault, armed robbery, burglary, domestic violence, theft, or any other crime in Prince William County, Williams Stone, PC is a law firm that can help to defend your rights and advocate for you in court. We can also assist with family law issues or military matters.
History, Demographics & Geography of Prince William County
Prince William County was founded in 1731. It was organized mainly from the western section of Stafford County, and also some sections of King George County. The area that originally encompassed Prince William County included what is now Loudoun County, Arlington County, Fairfax County, and Fauquier County; and independent cities of Falls Church, Alexandria, Fairfax, Manassas Park, and Manassas. The county was given its’ name by Prince William; the Duke of Cumberland, King George II’s 3rd son” and is located on the Potomac River in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The population of Prince William County is now nearing 450,000 people, making it the second-most populous county in Virginia.
Prince William County covers an area of about 348 square miles. To the north is Fairfax and Loudoun Counties; to the west is Fauquier County; to the south is Stafford County, and to the east is the Potomac River. According to recent numbers, 76% percent of the households in Prince William County are occupied by families. Just over 40% of these same households are occupied by parents who have children under the age of 18. The median age of the overall population is at around 33 years of age. It’s about a 50/50 ratio of male to female. The median income for Prince William County is just over $96,000.
At Williams Stone, PC, we realize nobody plans on becoming a defendant in a criminal case, but if you find yourself facing a criminal misdemeanor or felony charge in Prince William County, you need to speak with an attorney. If you are questioned about your involvement in any crime, arrested on a criminal complaint, or charged with a misdemeanor or felony offense, it is your right to have an attorney.
More Info on Manassas, Manassas Park & Quantico
As mentioned above, before they became independent cities, Manassas & Manassas Park were both parts of Prince William County. Manassas has a population of nearly 40,000 residents and has experienced tremendous growth in the past decade. The unemployment rate is just over 4% while the cost of living is around 20%, which is higher than the national average. The median cost to purchase a home in Manassas is around $250,000.
Manassas Park started its quest for independence in 1955. It was then that the first homes were built here as a subdivision in Prince William County. Manassas Park then went on to incorporate in 1975. Located in Northern Virginia, approximately 30 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., Manassas Park borders Prince William County and Manassas. According to recent numbers, the city has a population of nearly 17,000 residents within a 3 square mile radius. The city is served by Manassas Park City Schools, an accredited school system with very modern facilities.
Quantico is bordered by the U.S. military installation of Marine Corps Base Quantico on three sides and the Potomac River on the fourth. Quantico is located south of the mouth of Quantico Creek on the Potomac.
Quantico is the site of one of the largest U.S. Marine Corps bases in the world, MCB Quantico. The base is the site of the Marine Corps Combat Development Command and HMX-1 (the presidential helicopter squadron), Officer Candidate School, and The Basic School. The United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s training academy, the FBI Academy, the FBI Laboratory, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations headquarters are on the base. If you are charged with a military criminal offense in Virginia, you need somebody who’s going to go to court with your military career in mind. Most civilian lawyers lack the experience of military life, chain-of-command, and military procedure. Anthony Williams & Eric Stone both served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 20 years & understand the military. Contact our attorneys if you are facing military criminal charges or need family law assistance within Quantico.
Attractions & Things to Do
Prince William & Manassas served as the site of many pivotal conflicts within the Civil War. Visitors can explore the impact of the conflict on all Americans by seeing the sites and the stories that bring our nation’s history to life. The National Museum of the Marine Corps is located in nearby Triangle, VA. You can also find the oldest house remaining in Prince William County, Rippon Lodge. Other notable historic attractions include Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre in Bristow, VA as well as the Ben Lomond Historic Site, one of the many numerous plantations owned by Robert “Councillor” Carter III of Colonial Virginia.
There are 2 National Parks within Prince William County. First is Prince William’s Forest Park; perfect for campers, hikers, bikers, and general nature lovers. It’s the largest well-protected, all-natural area within Washington D.C’s metropolitan region, at more than 15,000 acres. Second is the Manassas National Battlefield Park; located in the northern part of Manassas. It preserves the sites of 2 major Civil War battles; First Manassas or First Battle of Bull Run that was fought on July 21st, 1861, and The Battle of Second Manassas, which was fought between August 28th and August 30th, 1862. Prince William County’s Department of Parks and Recreation operates 50 parks, 2 water parks, 2 recreation centers, 2 community centers, 6 sports complexes, and one ice skating rink.
Government Offices & Court Location
If you are accused of a crime in Prince William County and choose to work with our attorney, it’s very likely you will need to pay a visit to the General District Court or the Juvenile & Domestic Court. At our law firm, we understand that no two cases are the same, which means that we take a client-first approach to each individual who chooses to work with us. We will review with you all the details of your situation and if you are in need of an attorney in Prince William County, we welcome your call.
Below is a list of the court mailing addresses and locations to reference for the county.
Prince William General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, Virginia 20110
Prince William County Juvenile and Domestic Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, Virginia 20110
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