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City of Manassas, VA
Welcome to the City of Manassas
Just outside of Washington, D.C., lies a small city that feels like home - the City of Manassas. It’s 10 square miles of homes, the arts, entertainment and community events. With 37,821 residents, the City serves as a transportation and business hub that offers great restaurants and shops and fun community events. Incorporated in 1975, the City of Manassas is thirty miles southwest of the Nation's Capital and surrounded by Prince William County. City of Manassas
Harris Pavilion City Center
Steeped in history and tradition, the city center has an old town feel with a “city square” type event pavilion - the Harris Pavilion. Residents and visitors can watch a band or attend an ice cream social in the summer and ice skate in the winter. The city also offers a museum rich in Civil War and local Virginia history.
Arts
The City invests in history and the arts at Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory and the Hylton Performing Arts Center. The City of Manassas also offers many other kinds of artistic endeavors; coffee with the curator of the museum, art studios, writing groups, and a ballet company, to name a few.
The Candy Factory
Public Works and Utilities Population
The City of Manassas has a diverse population of involved residents. The city operates water, sewer and electric utilities for residents, and has been recognized for excellence in service and customer satisfaction.
Business
And, although the City of Manassas is rich in history, it is also home to fortune 500 companies and the largest general aviation airport in Virginia. The city prides itself on offering a supportive business climate and professional, customer service oriented staff. The city is also recognized for excellence in budgeting and auditory compliance.

The City of Manassas operates under an elected mayor and six at-large councilmen who are committed to the development of strong partnerships with public education, public safety, and housing development.
Manassas Regional Airport