New Homes in Quantico Virginia (VA)
Quantico VA New Homes, Townhomes, Condos for Sale
Quantico, Virginia located 30 miles south of Washington, D.C. on the banks of the Potomac River is one of America's largest Marine Corps installations.
Explored by Captain John Smith in 1608, Quantico, which in Indian dialect means "By the Stream", became home to many Revolutionary War heroes. British and American troops traveled the nearby countryside from one battlefield to the next. During the Civil War, the town played a vital role in the Confederacy's defense of the Potomac River. In 1917, the land was sold to the MarineCorps and was immediately used as a training facility for 3,500 men and in 1920, the Marine Corps schools were founded. By 1941, Quantico had become the primary Marine Corps training facility and amphibious warfare tactics developed here were ultimately responsible for the Pacific Theatre's World War II victory. In 1947, Quantico introduced the first helicopter troop transport force which playeda primary role in the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Today, Quantico is referred to as "The Crossroads of the Marine Corps", and is home of the Marine Corps Development Command and Marine Corps University. The FBI Academy is located on base as well. In sum, Quantico, VA is considered the Marine Corps training hub employing 10,000 civilians and 7,000 Marines with a total population of 22,000, many of whom live off base. There are 1,400 military homes on base and several barracks housing 1,200 Marine bachelors. Approximately 3,500 military personnel actually live in Quantico.
Residential development is limited here. Many new home shoppers choosing to live near Quantico search new home communities located in the Interstate 95 corridor such as: Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, South Oak, Dumfries, Triangle and Dale City. Prices in these areas range from the high $100s for condominiums. to over $500,000 for luxury single family homes.
Quantico, Virginia Microdemographics
Quantico, Virginia Taxes
$1.55 per $100 of assessed value
Comparative County Tax Rates
|Quantico, Virginia Schools
Prince William County Schools
Virginia Dept. of Education
Quantico, Virginia Newspapers
Prince William Times
The Journal Newspaper Online
The Quantico Sentry
Washington Business Journal
Quantico, Virginia Links
Prince William County Official Website
Prince William County Portal
Prince William County Convention's Bureau
Prince William County Chamber of Commerce
United States Marine Corps
Quantico Marine Base
Lake Ridge Virtual Town Hall
Quantico, New Homes, Home Builders, Real Estate in Quantico, Northern Virginia
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