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Living a Small town Lifestyle in Gainesville-VA, Virginia

Gainesville is a very small but extremely affluent town of about 6,000 in northern Virginia, close to Manassas and Washington D.C. Many battles of the Civil War were fought in this region.

Where to Retire in Gainesville-VA and Home Prices

 There are at least two active adult community in Gainesville (see link at top left). According to Zillow, the median home value was $639,605 in late 2021.

What Is Special about Gainesville-VA

Gainesville is an affluent suburb in a historic part of northern Virginia.

What Is Not Special about Gainesville-VA

It is a very small town with not much going on.

Climate and Physical Environment

Gainesville is west of Manassas and Washington D.C. in northern Virginia. The average July high temperature is 89 and the average January low is 23. The wettest month is May (3").

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Although Gainesville itself doesn't appear to have many cultural opportunities outside of nearby battlefields, the attractions of Washington D.C. are very close.


Gainesville crime rate is a little below the national average.

Medical Facilities

Prince William Hospital, 9 miles away in Manassas, is the closest hospital.


Washinton's Dulles airport is about 20 miles away.

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