Living in the City of Manassas offers lifestyles that include access to caring health professionals, easy transportation options, opportunities for meaningful civic engagement and a variety of places of worship.


Individual wellness is vital to healthy communities. Our desire is for all who live, work and play here to have the opportunities and resources to prevent illness, live healthy lifestyles and access quality care.

Dedicated healthcare professionals of all types serve Manassas residents — providing every level of care, from routine preventive services to advanced treatment. Novant Health UVA Prince William Medical Center is located in the heart of the City, minutes from Historic Downtown. Its staff is ready to respond to any emergency and accommodate any common healthcare need.

Public Transportation

A network of road, rail and flight options link Manassas to every world destination. Our City lies between two major interstate highways, I-66 and I-95, and is at the intersection of Virginia State Routes 28 and 234.

Public transportation options include local bus transit provided by PRTC and VRE’s daily commuter rail service to and from Washington, DC. Additionally, nearby Metro stations offer access to DC, Maryland and other Northern Virginia locations. For longer-distance rail travel, Amtrak connects Historic Downtown to destinations in the northeast corridor, including Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York.

Manassas Regional Airport, a City-owned general aviation airport, is the largest in the Commonwealth and perfect for private air travel. Need a commercial flight? Manassas offers convenient access to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), Reagan National (DCA) and Baltimore/Washington International (BWI).

Civic Engagement

It’s been said, “If you want to touch the future, touch a life.”

The City of Manassas offers multiple ways for citizens to engage in their community. Whether you seek volunteer opportunities in local government, parks, recreation, museums or elsewhere, the City has a place for you. Local organizations include SERVE (part of Northern Virginia Family Service), which offers food, shelter and housing assistance for area families. Additionally, our local American Red Cross welcomes volunteers and donors to support blood donation, disaster relief and other humanitarian causes. Connect with Volunteer Prince William to explore volunteer opportunities in our region.

“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.” – Author Unknown

Places of Worship

Manassas welcomes people of all backgrounds and understands that access to places of worship is often a key consideration when relocating to a new community. Places of Faith is a free online resource to help area residents find churches, synagogues, mosques and temples in and around Manassas. It also connects residents to important information like service times, accessibility information, and other details. Visit to learn more.