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County Center
Location in Prince William County and the state of Virginia.
Location in Prince William County and the state of Virginia.
Country United States
State Virginia
County Prince William
Founded March 29, 2002
Named for McCoart Government Center
Government
 • Type Board of Directors
Area
 • Total 2.00 sq mi (5.18 km2)
Elevation
212 ft (65 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,270
 • Estimate 
(2021)
4,045
 • Density 1,635/sq mi (631.3/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
22192
Area code(s) 703, 571
FIPS code 51-19571
GNIS feature ID 2631346

County Center is a census-designated place in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 3,270. In 2021, the United States Census Bureau estimated it to be 4,045. It is notable for including the county's McCoart Government Center off Prince William Parkway, along with adjoining Pfitzner Stadium, former home field of the Potomac Nationals, now the Fredericksburg Nationals.

Demographics

As of 2021, County Center has a median household income of $119,926.

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 3,270

Education

Primary and secondary schools

As a part of Prince William County, County Center is served by Prince William County Public Schools and private schools. County Center is served by one high school, Colgan High School, in nearby Independent Hill. Middle schoolers in County Center attend Benton Middle School.

Public elementary schools

  • Penn Elementary School
  • Westridge Elementary School

Colleges and universities

County Center is near multiple higher education centers, including Strayer University, Northern Virginia Community College - Woodbridge Campus, University of Valley Forge - Woodbridge Campus, Stratford University, and the Carolina University of Theology - Northern Virginia Campus.

Public libraries

County Center is served by the James McCoart Administration Building, a branch of the Prince William County Public Library System in the McCoart Government Center.

Transportation

Three major state highways directly serve County Center: Virginia State Route 294 (Prince William Parkway), which connects County Center to Manassas, Virginia State Route 28 (Centreville Road), and Virginia State Route 234 (Dumfries Road, which then becomes Prince William Parkway), in the west, and Woodbridge, Interstate 95, and U.S. Route 1 in the east; Virginia State Route 642 (Hoadly Road), which forms part of the CDP's western border and connects it to Virginia State Route 234 and Independent Hill in the south; and Virginia State Route 663 (Davis Ford Road), which forms part of the CDP's western border and connects it to Virginia State Route 612 and Buckhall in the north.

County Center is served by two bus stations: Prince William Parkway at McCoart Government Center, along the 96 route, which connects it to Manassas in the west and Dale City in the east, and Prince William Parkway at Marblestone Drive, which connects it to Lake Ridge in the north and Dale City in the south.

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