The City of Manassas is an independent City which operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Governing Body is made up of the Mayor and six Council Members that are elected to serve four-year staggered terms. The Council selects a Vice-Mayor from its members after each election.
The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to serve as chief administrative officer.
Located approximately 30 miles southwest of Washington, DC in the approximate center of Prince William County, Virginia, bordered by the City of Manassas Park.
Size and Population
- 10 square miles
- 42,053, July 1, 2018 population estimate (Weldon Cooper Center)