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Location

Clarke County, Frederick County and the City of Winchester all lie in the northern Shenandoah Valley.

Average Annual Temperatures

January: 41˚F
July: 86˚F

Average Annual Precipitation

Rain: 38.07 inches
Snow: 18 inches

Distance to the Top of Virginia From:

Washington, DC: 72 miles
Richmond, VA: 135 miles
Pittsburgh, PA: 226 miles
Norfolk, VA: 226 miles
New York, NY: 281 miles
Charlotte, NC: 363 miles
Detroit, MI: 454 miles
Toronto, Canada: 511 miles
Atlanta, GA: 637 miles
Boston, MA: 640 miles

Transportation
Surface Arteries

Interstates 81 and 66
U.S. highways 50, 11 and 522
Virginia highways 7 and 37

Airports

Winchester Regional Airport
Dulles International Airport: 50 miles away
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport: 75 miles away
Baltimore-Washington International Airport: 100 miles away

Ports

Virginia Inland Port: 15 miles away
Port of Norfolk: 225 miles away

Railroads

CSX and Winchester & Western provide connecting service to Norfolk Southern, which offers piggyback and intermodal transfer from the Virginia Inland Port.

Emergency / Medical
In case of emergency, dial 911.
Hospital

Winchester Medical Center
540-536-8000
1840 Amherst St., Winchester, VA 22601

Fire Departments

Winchester Fire & Rescue Department
540-662-2298 (nonemergencies)

Frederick County Fire Rescue Department
540-665-5618

Clarke County Department of Fire, EMS and Emergency Management
540-955-5105

Police Departments

Winchester Police Department
540-662-4131 (nonemergencies)

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office
540-662-6168 (nonemergencies)

Clarke County Sheriff’s Office
540-955-1234 (nonemergencies)

Department of Family & Children Services

Winchester Department of Social Services
540-662-3807
24 Baker St., Winchester, VA 22601

Government Federal and State

Visit www.senate.gov and www.house.gov for a complete list of U.S. senators and representatives for the state of Virginia. Visit virginiageneralassembly.gov for a complete list of state senators and representatives.

Local

Frederick County
540-665-5600
107 N. Kent St., Winchester, VA 2601

Clarke County
540-955-5100
101 Chalmers Ct., Suite B, Berryville, VA 22611

City of Winchester
540-667-1815
15 N. Cameron St., Winchester, VA 22601

Education
Public

Clarke County Public Schools
540-955-6100

Elementary

Boyce Elementary School
540-955-6115

D.G. Cooley Elementary School
540-955-6120

Middle

Johnson-Williams Middle School
540-955-6160

High

Clarke County High School
540-955-6130

Frederick County Public Schools
540-662-3888

Elementary

Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School
540-662-4781

Armel Elementary School
540-869-1657

Bass-Hoover Elementary School
540-869-4700

Evendale Elementary School
540-662-0531

Gainesboro Elementary School
540-888-4550

Greenwood Mill Elementary School
540-667-7863

Indian Hollow Elementary School
540-877-2283

Middletown Elementary School
540-869-4615

Orchard View Elementary School
540-869-8642

Redbun Run Elementary School
540-678-1868

Stonewall Elementary School
540-662-2289

Middle

Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School
540-662-0500

Frederick County Middle School
540-888-4296

James Wood Middle School
540-667-7500

Robert E. Aylor Middle School
540-869-3736

High

James Wood High School
540-667-5226

Millbrook High School
540-545-2800

Sherando High School
540-869-0060

Educational Centers and Programs

Dowell J. Howard Center
540-722-2134

Northwestern Regional Education Programs
540-665-0103

Winchester Public Schools
540-667-4253

Elementary

Frederick Douglass Elementary School
540-662-7656

John Kerr Elementary School
540-662-3945

Garland R. Quarles Elementary School
540-662-3575

Virginia Avenue – Charlotte DeHart Elementary
540-665-6330

Middle

Daniel Morgan Middle School
540-667-7171

High

John Handley High School
540-662-3471

Educational Centers and Programs

Jefferson Street Center
540-678-3699

Private

Sacred Heart Academy
540-662-7177

Mountain Laurel Montessori School
540-636-4257

Powhatan School
540-837-1009

Randolph-Macon Academy
540-636-5200

Timber Ridge School
540-888-3456

Middleburg Academy, Inc.
540-687-5581

Massanutten Military Academy
540-325 9053

Colleges and Universities

Lord Fairfax Community College
800-906-5322

Shenandoah University
800-432-2266

Libraries

Handley Regional Library
504-662-9041
100 W. Piccadilly St., Winchester, VA 22601

Bowman Library
540-869-9000
871 Tasker Road Stephens City, VA 22655

Clarke County Library
540-955-5144
101 Chalmers Court, Suite C, Berryville, VA 22611

Economic Development

Frederick County Economic Development Authority
540-665-0973

Winchester Economic Development Authority
540-667-1815 ext.1663

Clarke County Economic Development
540-955-5107

Tourists & Visitors Center

Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Bureau
540-542-1326

Clarke County Tourism
540-955-5100

Registrations
Automobile Tags

Clarke County Treasurer’s Office
504-955-5160
101 Chalmers Ct., P.O. Box 537, Berryville, VA 22611

Frederick County Treasurer’s Office
504-665-5607
107 N. Kent St., Winchester, VA 22601

Driver’s License

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
804-497-7100
4050 Valley Pike, Winchester, VA 22602

Pets

Clarke County Animal Control
504-955-5104
225 Ramsburg Lane, Berryville, VA 22611

Frederick County Animal Control – Frederick County Sheriff’s Department
540-662-6162
107 N. Kent St., Winchester, VA 22601

Winchester Animal Control – Winchester Police Dept
540-662-4131
231 E. Piccadilly St., Winchester, VA 22601

Utilities
Cable/Internet Providers

Comcast
434-960-5619

Shentel
(800) 743-6895

Winchester Wireless
(540) 722-9688

Gas & Electric

Rappahannock Electric Co-op
800-552-3904

Shenandoah Valley Electric Co-op
540-450-0111

Telephone

Comcast
434-960-5619

Waste Management

Republic Services
540-877-3811
403 Lenoir Drive, Winchester, VA 22603

Recycling

Southern Scrap Williams Recycling
540-662-0265
P.O. Box 3235, Winchester, VA 22604

Winchester Public Services Department
540-667-1815
301 East Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601

Frederick County
540-665-5643
280 Landfill Rd. Winchester, VA 22602

Water & Sewage

Winchester Public Services Department
540-667-1815
15 N. Cameron St., Winchester, VA 22601

Frederick County
540- 868-1061
315 Tasker Rd. Stephens City, VA 22655