Dale City, Virginia

Dale City: Census designated place


Dale City is a CDP located in the county of Prince William in the U.S. state of Virginia.

Dale City, Virginia: A Diverse DC Suburb

Located in Prince William County, Virginia, Dale City serves as a popular residential hub right outside of Washington D.C. With diverse neighborhoods, parks and recreation, and community amenities, it attracts families looking for an affordable DC suburb.

Overview of Dale City

Dale City spans about 15 square miles and has a population around 70,000 residents. It was developed beginning in the 1960s and officially incorporated in 1984. The suburb features a mix of residential neighborhoods, commercial districts, and industrial parks.

Dale City's location allows for convenient access to D.C. via I-95, I-495, and VRE commuter rail. It provides amenities like parks, pools, sports leagues, and community centers to serve residents. The Dale City 4th of July Celebration is a popular annual event.

Demographic Diversity

Dale City is extremely diverse with large Latino, African American, and Asian populations. The Latino community makes up about 30% of residents. This diversity is reflected in area restaurants, grocery stores, places of worship, and cultural events.

Things to Do

Top attractions and activities in Dale City include:

  • Dale City Parade and Festival
  • Potomac Nationals minor league baseball
  • Cub Run RECenter fitness, sports leagues, and classes
  • Potomac Mills mega shopping mall with over 200 stores
  • Dining at ethnic restaurants on Dale Boulevard

Affordable homes combined with cultural diversity and activities make Dale City popular with families. Its proximity to D.C. also attracts young professionals.

Dale City locator map
Location of Dale City on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Dale City

Population : 65,969
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Prince William County
Different from : Daly City
Postal code : 22193
Area : 36.92 km2
Altitude : 230 feet / 70 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:18:13 (23rd April 2024)
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Dale City is located at 38°38'13"N 77°18'40"W (38.6370600, -77.3110900).

Dale City map

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Schools in Dale City

College & universities near Dale City, VA

Code Name City ZIP
480930 Paul Mitchell the School-Woodbridge Woodbridge (VA) 22192

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dale City, VA

Code Name Address Type
WDB Woodbridge station 1040 Express Way RAIL
LOR Lorton station 8006 Lorton Road RAIL
QAN Quantico 550 Railroad Avenue RAIL
BCV Burke Centre 10399 Premier Court RAIL
MSS Manassas station 9431 West Street RAIL

Post offices near Dale City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Prince William Post Office Woodbridge (VA) 22193

Other cities in Prince William County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Prince William County , VA.

City Name Population Title
Lake Ridge 41,058 Census designated place
Linton Hall 35,725 Census designated place
Sudley 16,203 Census designated place
Bull Run 14,983 Town in Prince William County, Virginia, United States
Triangle 8,188 Unincorporated community in Prince William County, Virginia, United States
West Gate 8,046 Census designated place
Yorkshire 7,541 Census designated place in Virginia, United States
Dumfries 6,106 Town in Scotland
Woodbridge 4,055 Census-designated place in Virginia
Loch Lomond 3,701 Census designated place in Prince William County, Virginia, United States
New Market 2,268 Town in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States
Haymarket 1,687 Street in the St.
Nokesville 1,354 Census designated place
Occoquan 1,097 Town in Virginia, United States
Quantico 558 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Dale City distances to largest Virginia cities