about - Town of Dumfries, Dumfries, VA
The Town of Dumfries located 27 mile south of Washington D.C. is a community steep in history. As the oldest Continuous Charted Town in the Commonwealth of Virginia, we pride ourselves on the rich tradition and heritage our community was founded on. In addition to the rich history our community has to offer, we are strategically located in one of the fastest growing areas of the Greater-Washington Metropolitan Region.
With our close proximity to 1-95, a primary north/south bound interstate on the east coast, the National Museum of Marine Corps, historical buildings such as the Weem-Botts Museum and the Williams Ordinary, local/state and national parks, a variety of shopping and dining choices; and close access to Reagan Washington National Airport and Amtrak passenger service, you will quickly understand why visiting us an easy one. Come discover for yourself why we are unquestionably a unique place to visit, live and work.