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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Emergency Bridge Repair on I-95 Southbound in Stafford County

FREDERICKSBURG – Motorists traveling on southbound Interstate 95 in the Fredericksburg area should anticipate travel delays while crews perform an emergency bridge deck repair near Exit 133/Route 17 in Stafford County.

The right lane is closed on sou...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

Do you have broadband internet?

Governor McAuliffe Announces Crowdsourcing Initiative to Map Broadband Access in Virginia

~ RUOnlineVA will engage citizens and businesses in identifying areas with no broadband connectivity ~

BOYCE – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a new s...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Electronic Recycling Event June 4

Goodwill is hosting an electronic recycling event on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Stafford Government Center from 9 AM to 3 PM. If you can plug it in or it accepts batteries, there’s a good chance you can donate your used or unwanted electronics. Only ex...Read on...

Goodwill E-Recycling Flyer
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Spring Household Hazardous Waste Collection on June 4

Saturday, June 4, 2016 all Stafford and Fredericksburg citizens can drop off household hazardous waste free of charge at the Stafford Government Center Parking Lot from 9 AM to 3 PM.

For more information on what you can bring to the collection click t...Read on...

HHW Flyer
Posted on: May 20, 2016

Ceremony to Celebrate Conservation Easement Protecting Stafford Civil War Park

Ceremony To Celebrate Conservation Easement
Protecting Stafford Civil War Park

Stafford, VA – A dedication ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Stafford Civil War Park to celebrate a conservation easement and unveil a...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Citizens Academy

Each month a class will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Every class focuses on a different component or department within Stafford County Government, and this free program will provide refreshments at each event.

Please call (540) 658-4518 to registe...Read on...

Citizens Academy Video
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Business Appreciation Event Celebrates Awards and Talks Sports Tourism


Stafford, Va. – Stafford County’s Economic Development Authority is celebrating two outstanding businesses, Access Eye and Earl’s Hardware, and the emerging sports tou...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

The Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center Opens

The Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center—a Public Private Partnership with Stafford County—is now open! The recreation center is one of only eight indoor 50 meter X 25 yard competition pools in the state. The facility also includes a therapy pool, warm up poo...Read on...

Rouse Center Website
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Lake Mooney Set to Open May 28, 2016

This beautiful 520-acre lake is Virginia's newest recreational lake and will welcome canoeists and kayakers (gas-powered boats are not permitted). Stafford is working with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to stock the lake with fish. U...Read on...

Fact Sheet
Posted on: May 11, 2016

Planning Commission Considering Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan

Stafford, VA – The Planning Commission is considering amendments to the County’s Comprehensive Plan regarding Urban Development Areas/Targeted Growth Areas and a five-year update of the Plan. The document can be viewed on the County web-site at http://sta...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Notice to Stafford County Utility Customers

Thank you for your continued support of Stafford County’s ongoing efforts to provide clean and safe water to meet the needs of our residents and business citizens. When you turn on a faucet connected to Stafford Utilities, you are not just receiving water...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Stafford Selling Bricks to Honor Members of the Armed Services

Donald Lamar asked Stafford County if his son, Marine Sgt. Donald Lamar, II, a Stafford High School graduate who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010, could be recognized for his service. Lamar, age 23, left behind a wife, Stephanie, and a daughter, Madison....Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2016

Crow's Nest Has Its Own Bird List!

Crow’s Nest was dedicated as Virginia’s 54th natural area preserve in 2008. The diverse plant
communities within the preserve provide important habitat for a variety of birds, including breedingbirds, neo-tropical migrants and over-wintering waterfowl....Read on...

Crow's Nest Bird List
Posted on: November 12, 2015

Credit Cards Accepted for Passes and Coupons at the Landfill, Stafford Treasurer's Office

The R-Board will now accept credit and debit cards for the purchase of annual passes and coupons at the Eskimo Hill Road Convenience Center and the Stafford Treasurer’s Office. Passes and coupons may also be purchased online. 2016 annual passes are on sal...Read on...

Purchase Pass or Coupon Book Online