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About Winchester, Virginia
Whether you are a history buff, an architecture lover, a restaurant connoisseur, a boutique shopper or someone who simply
likes to take a walk, Winchester is a wonderful place to live, work and play.  Located in the Shenandoah Valley, between the
Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, Winchester is 9.3 square miles and features a 45-block National Register Historic
District.  A step into Winchester-Frederick County is a step into history.  This is the community that shaped a young George
Washington and where he had his first job, first military post and first elected office. 
 Winchester Quick Facts:
Winchester is located approximately 75 miles west of Washington, D.C. at the crossroads of Routes 81, 50, 7 and 522.
Once a Shawnee Indian camping ground, Winchester was founded in 1744 by Colonel James Wood and is the oldest
city in the Commonwealth west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
During the Civil War, Winchester was a strategic prize of great importance and changed flags around 70 times during
the four year conflict.
As of the 2000 Census, there were 23,585 residents in Winchester.
The City of Winchester is the county seat of Frederick County.
A vital marketplace for more than 250 years, Old Town Winchester features a quaint pedestrian walking mall.
Winchester is the location of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival which has existed since 1924 and draws
approximately 250,000 visitors to the area.
Winchester was once dubbed the apple capital of the world and this heritage is still very much part of the community.
Country/Pop Music Vocalist and Icon, Patsy Cline, was a Winchester native.
Winchester is home to the Winchester Royals of the Valley Baseball League.
Winchester was designated as a Virginia Main Street Community in 1985 by the Virginia Department of Housing and
Community Development.
Shenandoah University in Winchester is a private university with approximately 3,400 students in more than 80
programs.
Winchester is home to one of the top 100 hospitals in the United States.
In 2008, U.S. News named Winchester as a “Best Place to Retire.”
In 2009, Winchester was named one of Forbes’ “Best Small Places for Business and Careers.”
About Winchester, Virginia
Whether you are a history buff, an architecture lover, a restaurant connoisseur, a boutique shopper or someone who simply
likes to take a walk, Winchester is a wonderful place to live, work and play.  Located in the Shenandoah Valley, between the
Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, Winchester is 9.3 square miles and features a 45-block National Register Historic
District.  A step into Winchester-Frederick County is a step into history.  This is the community that shaped a young George
Washington and where he had his first job, first military post and first elected office. 
 Winchester Quick Facts:
Winchester is located approximately 75 miles west of Washington, D.C. at the crossroads of Routes 81, 50, 7 and 522.
Once a Shawnee Indian camping ground, Winchester was founded in 1744 by Colonel James Wood and is the oldest
city in the Commonwealth west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
During the Civil War, Winchester was a strategic prize of great importance and changed flags around 70 times during
the four year conflict.
As of the 2000 Census, there were 23,585 residents in Winchester.
The City of Winchester is the county seat of Frederick County.
A vital marketplace for more than 250 years, Old Town Winchester features a quaint pedestrian walking mall.
Winchester is the location of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival which has existed since 1924 and draws
approximately 250,000 visitors to the area.
Winchester was once dubbed the apple capital of the world and this heritage is still very much part of the community.
Country/Pop Music Vocalist and Icon, Patsy Cline, was a Winchester native.
Winchester is home to the Winchester Royals of the Valley Baseball League.
Winchester was designated as a Virginia Main Street Community in 1985 by the Virginia Department of Housing and
Community Development.
Shenandoah University in Winchester is a private university with approximately 3,400 students in more than 80
programs.
Winchester is home to one of the top 100 hospitals in the United States.
In 2008, U.S. News named Winchester as a “Best Place to Retire.”
In 2009, Winchester was named one of Forbes’ “Best Small Places for Business and Careers.”
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