Stafford County Government Offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day (5/27)
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(UPDATE) Winter Storm Assistance and Sheltering, Storm Update

UPDATE Jan. 7. - Emergency Shelter is closed as of 9 am. Stafford County Government is open as of 10:00 am. If you need storm assistance, please call 540-658-4400.

The National Weather Service is calling for one to three inches of snow overnight. Stafford still has several homes without power. If you require winter storm assistance, sheltering is available at Stafford High School at 63 Stafford Indians Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22405. If you cannot drive yourself, please call 540-658-4400 for assistance. Please be prepared to provide a name, phone number and address. If it is an emergency, please call 911. We have also requested support from the National Guard, and units from public safety are ready to provide immediate assistance.

The decision has been made to open County Government offices two hours late (10:00 am), including the Courts (General District, Circuit), on Friday, January 7, 2022. JDR will close and Circuit and General District Courts will start at 11:00 am. The Regional Landfill will have a delayed opening at 9:00 am.

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Visit the VDOT site for snowplows at

Stafford County continues to reassess the situation and will provide updates to the community to notify the public if there are any changes.