Quantico Marine Base - On and Off Base Information

Quantico Marine Base Housing Information

Quantico Marine Base Housing and Information:

Location: Marine Corps Base Quantico is located 35 miles south of Washington, D.C., in Prince William County, Virginia. It can be reached from exits 148 (South Entrance) and 150-A (North Entrance, Main Gate), just off I-95. 

Cost of Living: MCB Quantico is in a high cost of living area.

Base Operator: 703-784-2121 or 312-278-2121

Area Population: Prince William County has a population of 360,411. The population of the Washington DC metro area is 4,796,183.

Schools: Children who reside on the installation may attend one of four Department of Defense Elementary and secondary Schools (DDESS) located on MCB Quantico. These schools are a part of the Department of Defense Education Activity. Depending on the housing area assigned, children who are in grades pre-kindergarten through 3 may attend either W.W. Ashurst Elementary School or John H. Russell Elementary School. Children in grades 4 and 5 may attend W.W. Burrows Elementary School. Children in grades 6 through 12 may attend Quantico Middle/High School. Families who reside in the local community will find high-quality education options available in the counties of Prince William, Stafford and Spotsylvania. For more information about the schools on and off of the installation, please contact the MCB Quantico School Liaison Program at 703-784-4729.

Marine and Family Services: Marine and Family Services, 703-784-2650/2659 / 1-800-336-4663, (DSN) 312-278-2650/2659

Housing: Marine Corps Base Quantico housing is privatized.  Housing aboard MCB Quantico is owned, managed, and maintained by Lincoln Military Housing.  Lincoln Military Housing is located at 13201 Perkins Street. For on base housing call 703-432-8500. Assignment to housing is not mandatory at Quantico. Quarters are diverse in size, shape and style. 

Base Location

3250 Catlin Avenue
Quantico, VA 22134

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Off Base Housing near Quantico One of the most stressful things for new couples moving to Quantico for TBS is finding a place to live. Often, this move is the first real move after college and can be extremely intimidating. Distance from base, safety of area , and cost are just a couple of the unknowns that can make an already stressful situation seem even more overwhelming. Luckily there are several great options in the area, filled with dozens of lieutenants and their families who went through the same search. The first and most important factor to consider is distance from the base . Durin... read more

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