City of Manassas
The City of Manassas is an independent city surrounded by Prince William County and the independent city of Manassas Park in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. Its population was 37,821 as of 2010. The City also surrounds the 38-acre county seat for Prince William County but that county property is not part of the city. The City either contains or is close to several important historic sites from the period 1850–1870 with several major battles being found in the local area. The City is part of the Washington Metropolitan Area and it is situated in the Northern Virginia region.