Overview of Woodstock
Woodstock, Va., is situated in the southeast region of the state, approximately 28 miles west of Washington, D.C. It has a population of approximately 5,100 and is the seat of Shenandoah County. People looking for Woodstock apartments for rent will find a quiet, tight-knit community that's perfect for raising a family.
Living in Woodstock, VA
Woodstock was established in 1761. A piece of its famous history includes when John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg gave a sermon at his church in the town and at the end of it, threw off his clerical robes, revealing an officer's uniform, and shouted "there is a time to pray and a time to fight." Thomas Jefferson designed the city's courthouse, which was erected in 1795 and is the oldest courthouse still in use in west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Since 2000, a committee of residents have worked to revitalize the town and create a vibrant business community. Local commerce draws in more than 1,000 commuters a day and top industries including retail trade, public administration and construction. The Shenandoah County Parks & Recreation department also offers arts classes, sports leagues and trips, as well as neighborhood parks pools. People with apartments in Woodstock have close proximity to several area hospitals and institutes of higher education, including Shenandoah University and James Madison University.
Woodstock Attractions and Special Events
The Woodstock Enhancement Committee hosts several annual family-focused events such as trick or treating with merchants, holiday celebrations and a town festival. Residents can also enjoy the Woodstock Museum of Shenandoah County, Vintage Woodstock Festival, July 4 fireworks and a seasonal concert series.The town is home to the Stoney Creek Roller Rink and Fun Center, Masterworks Chorus of Shenandoah Valley and an art gallery.
When residents want to take short trips to bigger cities, they can travel 94 miles to Washington, D.C., or 152 miles to Richmond.
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