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Thirty miles from the the the Nation’s Capital Prince William County is is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a vibrant community community with with a a a a a a a a a a a a a rich history As the the the second largest county in in in in in the the the Commonwealth of of Virginia it it it it it it is is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a community community of of choice with with a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a strong diverse economic base where individuals and and and families choose choose to to live work and and and play and and and businesses choose choose to to locate Prince William County County is is part part of of the Washington metropolitan area and and has grown rapidly in in in in recent years The County’s growth is is owed in in in in part part to to its strategic location and and and and and excellent competitive competitive advantages such as as as a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ready supply of of of of skilled young professionals affordable and and and and available land and and and and competitive competitive labor costs all of of of of which create a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a strong value proposition within the the the Metropolitan area In 2016 $1 3 billion billion of of of intended capital investment was recorded marking the the the 4th consecutive banner year year year and 6th year year year in in in in the the the County’s 19-year history to to exceed half a a a a a a a a a a a a a a billion billion dollars A growing population is typically the the County’s leading indicator of of economic growth More residents yield greater greater greater investment in in in in in in in in in in in the the the the youth greater greater greater educational opportunities greater greater greater innovation and and and purchasing of of of goods and and and services The County County is the the the the the second largest and and and and fourth fastest growing county in in in in in in in in in the the the the the state of of of Virginia by population population Prince William County’s racially and and ethnically diverse population population makes it it it it it it one of of of the the the the the most globally represented communities in in in in in in in in in the the the the the region – in in in in in in fact it it it it it it it was the the the first county in in in in in in Virginia to to be minority-majority The new majority majority is is composed of of of of Hispanic
(of any race largely of of of of Central and and South American American ancestry) African American American and and Asian citizens According to to USA USA Today “Prince William County is is at at the the leading edge of of of a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a diversity explosion that is is currently sweeping the the USA ”
Prince William County has an an an an an abundant supply of of indoor and and outdoor recreational opportunities Amenities include more than 4 000 acres of of of park park park land three 18-hole golf courses two fun-filled water parks a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a world-class skate park park park indoor and and and and and and outdoor pools fully equipped fitness centers hundreds of of of camps and and and and and and classes pristine sports fields and and and and and and playgrounds and and and and more than 100 miles of of trails blue ways and and and and lakes – – plus its newest asset the the the Neabsco Creek Boardwalk Two National National National Parks lie within the the the the county – – Prince William Forest Park Park Park Park the the the the largest National National National Park Park Park Park Service property in in in in the the the Washington D C C metropolitan area and Manassas National National National Battlefield Park Park Park Park a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Civil War battlefield There is no shortage of continuing education options in in in in in in in in in Prince William County including George Mason University the the the the the largest largest largest public research university headquartered in in in in in in in in in in in in in Northern Northern Virginia Virginia Virginia and and Northern Northern Virginia Virginia Virginia Community College (NOVA) the the the the the largest largest largest educational institution in in in in in in in Virginia Virginia Virginia and and second largest largest largest community college in in in in in in in the the the the the country The Prince William County County School (PWCS) system is is the the second largest of of 132 school school divisions in in in in Virginia and boasted a a a a a a a a a a a a a 92 1% on-time graduation rate in in in in in in 2018 95% of of the the the the the County’s County’s schools schools are are fully accredited compared to to to 68% statewide The County’s County’s high schools schools schools rank rank among among the the the the the top 9% in in in in the the the the the nation by the the the the the Newsweek/Washington Post “Challenge
Index” Prince William County County schools schools have been ranked among among the the the the Nation’s 100 Best Communities for for Young People by by America’s Promise Alliance and ING for three years in in a a a a a a a a a row 3 A Community Of Choice































































































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