14 Best Places to Live in Virginia

Occoquan

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3) Occoquan

As of 2010, there were less than one thousand people living in Occoquan. This tiny town is part of Prince William County, Virginia. This is the perfect town for anyone looking for small town living without sacrificing conveniences. The name Occoquan means at the end of the water. Occoquan is located on the Occoquan River in Eastern Virginia. Due to its proximity to water, Occoquan can be accessed by car, boat or raft. While Occoquan is no city, it still has a lot to offer in terms of activities. Occoquan boasts many artists as permanent residents and the annual arts and crafts show is something not to be missed. For individuals who are looking for a slower, peaceful, place to call home, Occoquan fits the bill. The median age in Occoquan is 42 years old. Occoquan offers shops, restaurants, business, boat docks and even ghost walks of the historic town.

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