Charming Historic District
Manassas is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The city borders Prince William County, and the independent city of Manassas Park, Virginia. The Bureau of Economic Analysis includes both Manassas and Manassas Park with Prince William County for statistical purposes. Manassas also serves as the seat of Prince William County. The City of Manassas is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area and is in the Northern Virginia region.
Some neighborhoods within the City of Manassas include: Georgetown South is a PUD 30 miles south of downtown Washington, D.C. in Manassas. It is composed entirely of 3-bedroom, 2-story red brick townhomes built between 1960 and 1970, some with exteriors painted in creams or pastels. The neighborhood features a community center that offers a walk-in pediatric clinic, seminars, workshops, and citizenship courses. According to Historic Manassas, this teeny seven-by-one-block area alone contains 206 buildings and one contributing object. Its northern border is Portner Avenue and its southern border is Prince William Street. The Old Town Triangle is a historic residential district adjacent to Old Town Manassas. It is named for its triangular shape, with three street borders: Grant Avenue, Sudley Road, and Portner Avenue. The Old Town Triangle mostly comprises spacious colonial, manor, and single-story homes built between 1900 and 1955. They are valued substantially higher than similar homes in adjacent neighborhoods. The Old Town Triangle contains some of Manassas's most notable buildings.
The City of Manassas is served by the Manassas City Public Schools. Seton School, a private Roman Catholic junior and senior high school affiliated with the Diocese of Arlington, provides Catholic education from its Manassas location. The All Saints Catholic School at the All Saints Parish provides Catholic Education from pre-K through 8th grade. The All Saints Catholic School was a Presidential Blue Ribbon Award winner in 2009.
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