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    MCB Quantico, VA Local Information

    There are several mid-sized communities near MCB Quantico. Dale City is the closest larger city to the Quantico, with about 67,000 people; Woodbridge is also nearby, with a population of about 55,000. The closest communities to MCB Quantico are the town of Quantico (about 500 people), Triangle (about 8,000), and Dumfries. All of these are in Prince William County, which has a population of about 422,000 people. Other nearby communities include Lorton, Montclair, Lake Ridge, Stafford, and Aquia Harbor; a bit farther out are the small cities of Manassas (northwest) and Fredericksburg (south).

    It is about 5 miles from downtown Triangle to MCB Quantico; this takes about 11 minutes to commute. Dumfries is about 14 minutes. Dale City is about 21 minutes, Woodbridge and Montclair 23 minutes, Manassas 36, and Fredericksburg 31. Travel times can vary significantly. The average commute in Prince William County is about 40 minutes.

    Local Housing Rental Prices
    : The average apartment rent in the Prince William County area ranges from $1000 to $1500 per month, with a median of about $1200 per month.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices
    : The average price for a house in Prince William County is about $350,000, compared to $260,000 for Virginia.

    Short Description of the Area
    : Prince William County is a county in middle coastal Virginia, bordering northern Virginia, off the Potomac River, near the Washington DC metro area. This is a densely populated area overall, although there are still large areas of greenery outside of urban areas, both farmland and woodland.

    Climate and Weather
    : The area has a warm, humid climate, winter temperatures of the mid 40s to mid 20s and summer temperatures in the high 80s to high 60s. The area has generally temperate weather with occasional moderate storms (including rare, weak tornadoes, and rarer storms off the Atlantic). Summers generally warm with periods of rain. Winters are mild with periods of rain; snow is rare near the coast.