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Posted on: October 7, 2019

United States Census 2020

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The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, t...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

New Civil War Trail Marker

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Jackson was wounded by friendly fire during the Battle of Chancellorsville in May 1863. He survived the surgery but died a week later of pneumonia. Jackson’s arm is buried at nearby Ellwood Manor. The new sign is titled “Midnight Amputation – The Complica...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Governor's 2019 Technology Award

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Spotsylvania County initiated a multi-year plan to run fiber connectivity strategically throughout  the county, allowing implementation of advanced technology to improve operations and save annual costs by approximately $357,000. The project incl...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Farmland Preservation Award

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Spotsylvania  County is one of 16 Virginia localities that has invested time and resources to develop its own PDR through its Planning Department. Since 2008, the participating localities have been successful in preserving 100 farms, including ne...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

DMV Connect 3rd Wednesdays

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Skip the wait! DMV Connect is in the Holbert Building every 3rd Wednesday of each month 9am-3:30pm. All services offered except testing and vital records.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for Alerts

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Stay up-to-date on the latest news and notices by signing up for Spotsy Alerts.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Provide Feedback on the New Website

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Please help us make our new website even better by providing us with feedback.  You can complete the website feedback form and our IS department will review your ideas in order to ensure we have considered the different ideas and perspectives.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Parks & Rec Online Registration

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Register for Parks and Rec programs online by visiting our online portal.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Shop Spotsy

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Some of the best products are made right here in Spotsylvania County! Find what your looking for here.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Stay up to date on the latest economic news and events by signing up for our email or text notifications.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay up to date on Business Resources

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Find resources for owning, operating, and doing business in Spotsylvania County.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Volunteer with Us

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As one of the nation's fastest-growing counties, Spotsylvania needs dedicated volunteers to serve as firefighters, EMS providers, and support personnel.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Product Recalls

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Find a listing of products that have had recalls issued due to safety concerns.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Health & Safety Resources

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Learn how to spot the warning signs of a heart attack, the symptoms of high blood pressure, and more.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Emergency Notifications

Spotsylvania Virginia Fire Rescue Emergency

Stay up to date on the latest news and emergency information by signing up for SpotsyAlerts.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Make a Donation

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When you give to the museum, you are helping to preserve, protect, and display our county's history. Every gift is tax-deductible and the impact reaches not only our county residents but also those from all over who visit.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Become a Member

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Consider becoming a member of the Spotsylvania Historical Association to help preserve and promote our county's history.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Spotsylvania Virginia Museum

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Volunteer Basketball Coaches Needed

Please call 540-507-7534 if interested in becoming a volunteer youth basketball coach.

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Youth Basketball Registration

Registration: October 7 - 30, 2019

Boys & Girls Ages: 6 - 17 (Age Determination Date: July 31, 2019)

Practices will be held weekday evenings and Saturdays during the month of December.  Games will be played weekday evenings and Saturdays beginn...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Not getting important messages? Sign up for Spotsy Alerts to receive emergency messages as well as cancellation notices.

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News Flash

Posted on: October 10, 2019

USS CHANCELLORSVILLE BANNER CEREMONY

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November 2019 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the commissioning of USS Chancellorsville.

Spotsylvania County citizens and visitors had the opportunity to sign a banner thanking the crew for its service at various events and locations throughout the count...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2019

NEW CIVIL WAR TRAIL MARKER

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Spotsylvania County’s Department of Economic Development & Tourism along with Civil War Trails and Wilderness Run Vineyard are excited to announce the unveiling of a new sign titled “Midnight Amputation – The Complications of Civil War Surgery” with a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2019

SPOTSYLVANIA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

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Let us know what you think about the new website using the form below. Thanks for your feedback!

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

SPOTSYLVANIA EARNS AAA RATING FROM STANDARD & POOR’S

Spotsylvania, Va. – August 9, 2019 –Spotsylvania County is very pleased to announce that its General Obligationbond rating has been upgraded to AAA by Standard & Poor’s.This is the highest possible rating and comes after ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2019

COUNTY HOSTING 2nd ANNUAL SPOTSY ARTS FESTIVAL

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. – August 2, 2019—Spotsylvania is teaming up with JART, Inc., for the 2nd annual Spotsy Arts Festival on Saturday, August 10th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 11th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring the entire fami...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2019

15TH ANNUAL SPOTSYLVANIA STARS & STRIPES SPECTACULAR

Spotsylvania, Va.–June 19, 2019–The 15th annual Stars & Stripes Spectacular returns to the Spotsylvania Courthouse District Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 3-10 p.m.The event held at historic Spotsylvania Courthouse, the Holbert Build...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2019

2018 SPOTSY ARTS FESTIVAL WINS VIRGO AWARD

Spotsylvania, Va. – May 28, 2019 –Spotsylvania County’s Department of Economic Development & Tourism and The Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (VADMO), an association supporting destination marke...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2019

2019 SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE VILLAGE FOOD TRUCK RODEO

Spotsylvania, Va. – March 15, 2019-Spotsylvania County’s Department of Economic Development & Tourism and Spotsylvania Courthouse Village developer Vakos Companies, will hold the 4th Annual Courthouse Village Food Truck Rodeo Satur...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2019

COUNTY MOURNS LOSS OF VOLUNTEER FIRE CHIEF NORMAN BROOKS, SR

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. – February  14,  2019-Spotsylvania  County mourns  the  loss  of  Volunteer  Fire Chief Norman Brooks, Sr, who passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Ch...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Recyclables

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Last year our county achieved an overall recycling rate of 33%. Find out what you can and cannot recycle.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Classroom Visits

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Each year the Solid Waste Division provides teachers an Environmental Education Guide that provides interesting, hands-on learning opportunities. Invite our staff to your classroom today!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Plan Your Trip

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Combine overnight accommodations and tours with tickets, meals, and deals. Check out our mix of trip specials and packages to get the most value and enjoyment out of your visit.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for Alerts

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Stay up to date on the latest news and notices by signing up for Spotsy Alerts.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

We are Pet-Friendly

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We know how important your four-legged friends are. They are a part of your family and may be a part of your adventures. Find out which hotels are pet-friendly.

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

No Phones in Work Zones

Starting July 1, 2019, it is against Virginia law to hold a handheld personal communications device while driving through a highway work zone. Offenders will be fined $250.

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Utilities Department Limited Access/Closing

Wednesday, July 10, 2019: Limited public access at Utilities Department Administration Office located at 600 Huggins Road due to asphalt milling. There will be significant construction traffic and construction staff will be directing traffic as needed to ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Proposed Community Meeting

A community meeting has been planned for the proposed rezoning of the Spotsylvania Towne Centre from commercial to mixed-use for 276 apartments and 500 square feet of commercial space. This 4.8 acres of land currently houses the Sears store and parking lo...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Water Conservation Initiative

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Water conservation focuses on taking action to improve the effectiveness of water use through various means, either by changing our behaviors or by upgrading our fixtures and equipment.  The ultimate goal of water conservation is not to prevent w...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Uni-Directional Flushing Program

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Updated: Due to the lack of rainfall, Spotsylvania County Utilities has postponed uni-directional flushing, which was scheduled to begin on October 15, 2019 in the Fawn Lake Subdivision, until further notice.  

When rainfall amounts are sufficient...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Water Meter Upgrades

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Spotsylvania County Utilities is dedicated to providing you with the most efficient and safest water service possible.  Over the next 24 months, our partnered installation contractor will be installing automated smart meters throughout the Spotsy...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing

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Spotsylvania County Department of Utilities will be performing sanitary sewer smoke testing to locate defects in the sanitary sewer system.  During smoke testing, residents may see non-toxic smoke coming from vent stacks on houses or holes in the...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Call Before You Dig

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The Virginia Underground Damage Protection Act requires excavators, contractors,
and property owners to call VA 811 (or 1-800-552-7001) before starting any outdoor construction, excavation, digging or demolition.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Water Savings Tip

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If your water bill suddenly increases, but you haven't changed the way you use water, chances are you've sprung a leak. Find out how you can easily repair leaks yourself and save money.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for eBilling

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Be more environmentally friendly by going paperless and sign up for eBilling.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Companies Providing In-Home Water Sampling

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It has recently come to our attention that some neighborhoods within Spotsylvania County Utilities (SCU) service district are being offered free in-home water testing.  Sample vials with literature are being dropped off offering free water tests....

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