Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
City
Historic downtown Fredericksburg

Flag
Motto: America's Most Historic City
Location in Virginia
Location of Virginia in the United States
Coordinates: 38°18′6.5″N 77°28′15″W / 38.301806°N 77.47083°W / 38.301806; -77.47083Coordinates: 38°18′6.5″N 77°28′15″W / 38.301806°N 77.47083°W / 38.301806; -77.47083
Country  United States
State  Virginia
Founded 1728
Incorporated 1781
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Tomzak
Area
 • Total 27.2 km2 (10.5 sq mi)
 • Land 27.2 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
 • Water 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 24,286
 • Density 852.7/km2 (2,208/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 51-29744[1]
GNIS feature ID 1494947[2]

Independent from Spotsylvania County in 1879

Fredericksburg is a city of Virginia in the United States. It was an important city in the Civil War, because of its location by the capital of the North (Washington, DC) and the South (Richmond).

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