» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments

You say Woodbridge; the census says Marumsco

Thousands of Prince William County residents who thought they lived in Woodbridge were surprised to learn that, according to the 2010 Census, that's no longer true. In consultation with county officials, the Census Bureau has sliced away about three-quarters of Woodbridge's former territory and renamed it Marumsco.



5 Seconds



Feb. 5, 2011

John Armstrong, left, with help from 10-year-old granddaughter Alyssa Armstrong, is moving out of a house that is worth only half of what he paid for it. The housing crisis hit the area formerly known as Woodbridge and now called Marumsco hard.

This Story
As Woodbridge becomes Marumsco, more than a name changes
Article | People who live behind the fast-food joints, car repair shops and strip malls lining a nondescript stretch of Route 1 in southeastern Prince William County can be forgiven for not knowing where they are.

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments
© 2011 www.washingtonpost.com