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Front Royal
Warren County, Virginia


Canoe Capital of Virginia

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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Front Royal is approximately 13,589 (2000), 14440 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,983 (2000), 5561 (2010).
The amount of land area in Front Royal is 23.984 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Front Royal is 9.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.62 sq kilometers.
The distance from Front Royal to Washington DC is 66 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Front Royal is positioned 38.92 degrees north of the equator and 78.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Front Royal elevation is 567 feet above sea level.
Front Royal median income is $ 34,786 (2000).
The Front Royal median home price is $ 100,500 (2000).
Front Royal average annual precipitation is 37.6 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 30.7 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 52.0 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 74.8 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 54.3 degrees F.


in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley west of Washington, D.C. in northern Virginia. It is about 70 miles from Washington, DC. Other nearby communities include Middletown, Stephens City, Strasburg, Boyce, Toms Brook, Winchester, Berryville and Woodstock.

Here is a map page for Front Royal.
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History & History Related Items

Once known as LeHewtown, Front Royal was incorporated on 15 November 1788.

The Battle of Front Royal
on 23 May 1862 the Southern forces overcame the occupation of the Union Army in this area under the direction of General Stonewall Jackson.
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Front Royal is known as the gateway to the Shenandoah Valley and the Skyline Drive. The northern entrance to Skyline Drive begins in Front Royal.

Front Royal Visitor's Center
414 East Main STreet
Front Royal, Virginia

The Shenandoah River here gives many opportunities for canoeing, boating, swimming and particularly small mouth bass fishing.

The Shenandoah National Park also offers hiking, picniking and camping.

Learn more about Front Royal and the area at this informative site.
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Front Royal City Government

Front Royal is the only incorporated town in the county and is also the county seat of Warren County.

Town of Front Royal
P.O. Box 1560
Front Royal, Virginia
Phone: 635-8007

Front Royal has a Mayor/Council/Manager form of government.

Front Royal Chamber

Front Royal - Warren County Chamber of Commerce
305 East Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
Phone: 540-635-3185

Front Royal Organizations

Front Royal - Warren County Chamber of Commerce
305 East Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
Phone: 540-635-3185

Front Royal Libraries

Samuels Public Library
538 Villa Avenue
Front Royal, Virginia
Phone: (540) 635-3153

Front Royal Schools

Warren County Public Schools
210 North Commerce Avenue
Front Royal, VA 22630
Phone: 540-635-2171
Fax: 540-636-4195


Christendom College
2101 Shenandoah Shores Rd.
Front Royal, VA Front Royal


The population of Front Royal was:
1990 - 11,880
2000 - 13,589
2002 - 13,894 (estimate)

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