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Regional Answers

Here are links to official web sites for local and state government, colleges and universities, businesses and attractions,  news, parks, transportation, and other state resources.
 

Government | Colleges and Universities | Local Businesses and Attractions | Local News | Parks | Transportation | Other State Resources


Government - official Web sites of local/state governments

Colleges and Universities

  • University of Mary Washington - Four-year state university located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. CRRL patrons may request Mary Washington books via Inter Library Loan.
  • NOVA - the Northern Virginia Community College Home Page.
  • Germanna Community College serves Orange County as well as the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.
  • Strayer University - Four-year university with campuses in Fredericksburg and the D.C. metropolitan area.
     

Local Businesses and Attractions

Local News

Parks


Transportation

  • A Guide for Area Commuters - Do you want a kinder, gentler commute? Read this article by CRRL librarian Virginia Johnson about commuting options.

    Buses and Trains
     
  • FREDericksburg Regional Transit - Bus service for Fredericksburg and surrounding localities.
  • Greyhound Bus Lines - Buses make many local stops and are another way for people to meet their long distance transportation needs. Click here for information on the Fredericksburg bus stop.
  • Virginia Railway Express- includes timetable, price guides, and other information about the VRE service.

    Area Taxis

  • Bumbrey's Cab 373-6111
  • Virginia and Hilldrup Taxi 373-8294 or 373-8555

    Airports

    The closest large airports are:
     
  • Area Airports - includes links to Stafford Regional and Shannon Airports, as well as major airports in DC, Baltimore, and Richmond.
  • Richmond International Airport
     
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
     
  • Washington Dulles International Airport

    Van/Limo Service to DC Airports

    According to the University of Mary Washington's Web site, VAN/LIMO service to DC area airports is available for a wide range of prices beginning at $55. Limousine contact numbers include: *ChopChop Shuttle, 703-906-6939; *Stafford Shuttle 286-0093 *Horizon Limo, 703-441-0197; *Fredericksburg Limo Service, 540-899-6150 or 888-318-5529; *Fantasy Limo Service, 800-736-5466.
     

 

Other State Resources