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Fredericksburg, City of

Established: 1728
Town Incorporated: 1782
City Incorporated: 1879

Image depicting location of Fredericksburg, City of
Fredericksburg, in Spotsylvania County, was named for Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, eldest son of George II. Fredericksburg was established in 1728, was incorporated as a town in 1782, and became a city in 1879. The population is 19,279 according to the 2000 census.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes