Winchester and Front Royal, Virginia

Winchester, Virginia, located in Frederick County Virginia, and Front Royal, Virginia, located in Warren County Virginia, are both in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Steeped in history and lovely charming places, Frederick County Virginia and Warren County Virginia are places to find some peace and quiet in a bustling world.

Winchester Virginia is conveniently located off Interstate 81, with the added convenience of Routes 7 and 50 that lead directly into Northern Virginia. Front Royal Virginia is locatedjust off Interstate 66 and is the gateway to the renowned Skyline Drive.

The Shenandoah Valley is made up of the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Warren, Shenandoah, Page, Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties.

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Economy

The economy of Winchester/Frederick County Virginia and Front Royal/Warren county in Virginia continues to grow steadily. The Front Royal Virginia area has seen recent growth in retail sales and high-tech industry growth. Frederick County Virginia and the surrounding areas, posted the 2nd highest employment growth in the state among metro areas in the last year. The Valley’s commitment to business development and expansion continues to boost the area’s economy.

Hospitals

Frederick County Virginia, Warren County and the surrounding area’s health needs are met by a network of affiliated hospitals and service providers. Valley Health is a nonprofit organization of health care providers serving residents of the northern Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland.

The Winchester Medical Center provides medical care to the area of Winchester and is located in town. The needs of the Front Royal area are met by Warren Memorial Hospital located in Front Royal, Virginia.

The VA Medical Center of Martinsburg, WV provides excellence in patient care, veterans’ benefits and customer satisfaction. They have reformed the department internally and are striving for high quality, prompt and seamless service to veterans. The department’s employees continue to offer their dedication and commitment to help veterans get the services they have earned. Our nation’s veterans deserve no less.

Schools

The public schools of Frederick County and Warren County are committed to providing students with an excellent education and the life skills they need to succeed. With new facilities and great student/teacher ratios, the public schools are striving to make every student their top priority.

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  • Warren County Public Schools
  • Frederick County Public Schools
  • Winchester Public Schools

    Communities

    Stephens City, Boyce, Berryville, Middletown, Front Royal, and Strasburg are all very close to Winchester. Frederick, MD is approximately 50 miles away and Washington D.C. is approximately 80 miles away.

    Activities

    The town of Winchester, VA offers plenty of fun for the whole family. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Winchester VA has lots of opportunities to get outdoors and have a lot of fun. You and your family can enjoy the Frederick County VA parks that offer hiking, water sports, fishing, and plenty of space to have fun. Play a game of golf at the Rock Harbor Golf Course, known as the jewel of the Shenandoah Valley. There are also several mini golf courses in the area. Take the family out for a night of racing at the Winchester Speedway, from the Virginia Sprint Series, the kids will love watching the cars go down the dirt track.

    Initiatives to improve and revitalize the downtown Winchester VA area proved to be successful as the downtown area is now a popular place where the history, culture, and arts mix nicely. Learn more about the Winchester’s history at some of these historic places: the Belle Grove Plantation house, the Kernstown Battlefield, the Civil War Orientation center, the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, and the Old Court House Civil War Museum. Visit Wilson’s Wild Animal Park and learn more about wild animals from all over the world. With over 200 mammals and a variety of species of birds and reptiles you will love this park. Take a ghost tour and learn more about the history of the area, or visit Dinosaur Land and learn more about the giant reptiles of the past.

    Outdoor Activities

    There are also many great activities in Front Royal and Warren County VA. Front Royal Virginia is full of scenic forests, mountain trails and parks, and museums that the whole family will enjoy. You can visit the Shenandoah National Park, which is less than a mile from Front Royal. The park offers plenty of fun and even overnight accommodations like cabins as well as a campground. Go hiking on one of the many scenic trails, or try horseback riding.

    Visit Skyline Caverns, in Front Royal, one of the only places in the world that you can find Anthodites, cave structures that seem to defy gravity and only grow about one inch every seven thousand years. The caverns are always a cool 54 degrees no matter what the weather is like on the outside, so you are sure to enjoy the fun and educational tour of the caverns.

    For sports fans, catch a minor league baseball game at the Bing Crosby Stadium and watch the Front Royal Cardinals hit home runs.

    Historical Activities

    There are many museums and monuments in and around Frederick County VA that honor veterans and those that served in the armed forces. The Warren Rifles Confederate Museum contains a wonderful collection of arms, battleflags, uniforms and other Confederate memorabilia that were once owned by Civil War figures. You can also check out the Front Royal Historic District, which was revitalized in the 1980’s. The district is the oldest part of town and still contains many of the old structures and homes from the past.

    Many history lovers also enjoy visiting the Belle Boyd Cottage. Belle Boyd lived in Front Royal Virginia during the Civil War and served as a spy for the Confederacy. The cottage is located next to the Warren Rifles Museum, and tours are given each day.

    Cultural Activities

    For those looking for arts and cultural experiences, you can visit Windrow Gallery and Murals. The artwork of renowned Front Royal artist, Patricia Windrow, is on display. Perhaps the best of her work is known to be found on the outside of her buildings. She has been creating beautiful murals on the outside of her building since 1991.