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The city of Fredericksburg was named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of King George II and father of King George III. The colonial town's streets are named for the members of the royal family, and a forty-block national historic district in the city’s downtown area contains more than 350 buildings dating to the 18th and 19th centuries. Considered by many to be a part of Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg is a rapidly growing region located 50 miles south of Washington, D.C. The city has many commuters who travel by car, bus, and rail to Fairfax, Prince William, and Arlington Counties as well as Washington, D.C.