Quantico, Virginia is in Prince William County, 23 miles north-northeast of Fredericksburg, Virginia, near Dumfries and Stafford along Highway 619. It is surrounded by Marine Corps Base Quantico and the Potomac River. As of the 2000 census, Quantico had a population of 561.
Quantico is the site of one of the largest U.S. Marine Corps bases in the world, (MCB Quantico). The base is the site of the Marine Corps Combat Development Command and HMX-1 (the presidential helicopter squadron). Both the United States Drug Enforcement Administration's training academy and the FBI Academy are on the base. A replica of the Marine Corps War Memorial stands in the entrance to the base. (The original is at the north end of Arlington National Cemetery.)
Web Sites and Links
John A. Lejeune Masonic Lodge #350Newsletter, lodge events, list of officers and past masters, committee listing, and lodge history.
Quantico Arms & Tactical SupplyShop for arms and supplies.
Quantico Orienteering ClubInformation, schedule of events, newsletter, contact information, and maps.
Quantico Young MarinesFor kids aged 8-18. Information about the club and their activities.
VRE Quantico StationTrain schedule and description of facilities.
Wikipedia: QuanticoInformation and statistics from Wikipedia.