Located just 30 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., Manassas Park is a premier Northern Virginia city. Big enough to deliver every amenity you want, but small enough that you’ll know your neighbors, the safe, family oriented city of Manassas Park offers a quality of life you’ll quickly become accustomed to. Recognized by “Money” magazine on its list of the Top 100 Best Small Cities in America in 2011, Manassas Park has enjoyed amazing growth. In fact, from 2000 to 2011, its population grew a remarkable 39 percent.
The city’s motto is “Salus Populi Suprema Lex” which means “The Welfare of the People is our Supreme Law.” To that end, Manassas Park offers residents a state-of-the-art community center and prolific recreation programming. It also boasts a number of “block parks.” Strategically located in neighborhoods, these small parks ensure you and your toddler will never have to travel far to meet pals for playdates. If your family is fortunate enough to make the move to Manassas Park, they won’t have to be preoccupied with safety. That’s because there’s just a 1 in 1,000 chance of violent crime in Manassas Park and a 15 in 1,000 chance of property crime.