A young woman in a green long-sleeve shirt runs through downtown Fredericksburg, VA.

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Home > 2016 Top 100 Best Places to Live > Fredericksburg, TX
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Civics 49
Demographics 56
Economy 34
Education 67
Health 63
Housing 62
Infrastructure 71

#92. Fredericksburg, TX

Located 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., Fredericksburg was a key player in the Civil War and attracts 1.5 million visitors annually who tour battlefields, museums, and other historic sites. A 40-block, 350-building Fredericksburg Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and students have access to a four-year University of Mary Washington. One of the largest shopping malls on the East Coast – Central Park – is in Fredericksburg.

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