• 1400 sq. mi. area
  • 60% of nation’s population within 750 miles
  • 3 international airports and 2 general aviation airports
  • 2 seaports within 2 hours
  • Passenger and freight rail service


Businesses that locate within the 1,400-square-mile Fredericksburg Region have a strategic location from which to serve markets all up and down the East Coast — in fact, more than 60% of the nation’s population lives within 750 miles of here. Situated halfway between Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA, the Region also offers easy access to the global marketplace, and has proven profitable for a wide range of both national and international businesses. (For a list of major employers in the Region, click here.)


Interstate 95, the East Coast’s main north-south corridor, runs right through the Region, providing connections to twelve other interstate highways. Three major international airports and two large seaports are within a 2-hour drive. And regular freight and passenger railway service is also readily available. (For a map of transportation and shipping routes, click here.)