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The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Occoquan is approximately 759 (2000), 934 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 238 (1990), 525 (2010).
The amount of land area in Occoquan is 0.407 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Occoquan is 0.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.046 sq kilometers.
The distance from Occoquan to Washington DC is 20 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 80 miles. (as the crow flies)
Occoquan is positioned 38.68 degrees north of the equator and 77.26 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Occoquan elevation is 20 feet above sea level.
Occoquan median income is $ 48,750 (2000).
The Occoquan median home price is $ 180,100 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 33.7 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 55.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 77.7 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 57.2 degrees F.


about 23 miles from Washington, DC. Other nearby communities include Lorton, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Newington, Dale City, Burke, Montclair and West Springfield.
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History & History Related Items

Occoquan is located on a river and it's name means at the end of the water in the Dogue Indian dialect. Because of its location on the river, it grew well with water commerce. By 1765, it had established itself as a center for grist mills and tobacco warehouses. During the Civil War, the local post office was a point for packages and letters between the North and South. Occoquan is now known as an artist's community with many galleries, shops and more.
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The population of Occoquan was:
1990 - 361
2000 - 759

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