New Resident Guide

Welcome to the City of Fredericksburg!

The City of Fredericksburg is an Independent City, well known for its historic heritage as a focus of activity during the Colonial and Civil War eras. Fredericksburg has a population of approximately 27,945 (Weldon Cooper Center people. However, that number is greatly augmented by the number of tourists and visitors drawn to the historic sites and shopping venues in and around the City. Our downtown features chef-owned restaurants, art galleries and studios, and antique and specialty shops, making it a truly distinctive shopping and dining experience. Fredericksburg residents enjoy the services typically found in larger cities, including award-winning schools and neighborhoods within walking distance of downtown.

Are you a City Resident?

The Fredericksburg mailing address contains 3 localities: City of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County and Stafford County.

Is your zip code 22401? If not, you aren't a City resident. Don't fret! Click on your zip code to find your place of residence and services for you.

Spotsylvania residents:

Stafford residents:

22402 or 22404? You have a post office box in the City, but you may actually live outside of the City. This site, Zip Code Lookup, will also tell you in what locality you live. Enter your address, city, and state and click submit. Your address with zip code will be returned; to the right of the address, click on "Mailing Industry Information" to see your county or city.

1. If you live on River Road from 5321-5517, then you do live in the City.
 2. If you live in the Summerfield subdivision, please check your address on this map (PDF) to see if you live in the City.

For a Relocation Packet, please visit Fredericksburg Chamber or contact the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2300 Fall Hill Avenue, Suite 240, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 at (540) 373-9400.