Front Royal-Warren County is located in the Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia at the juncture of the North and South forks of the Shenandoah River.
The County is bounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains on the east and the Massanutten Mountain on the west. These two mountain ridges visually dominate the landscape within the County, looming 1,000 to 2,900 feet over the central lowland. Topography in these mountainous parts includes steep-walled valleys with fast flowing streams and wooded slopes.
Warren County has a total land area of 219 square miles. The Town of Front Royal covers 9 square miles.
The climate is characterized by mild winters and warm summers. Winter daytime temperatures average in the 40’s with nighttime lows in the 20’s. During the summer, daytime highs average in the 80’s with nighttime lows around 60 degrees.
Front Royal-Warren County is situated at the crossroads of I-81 (North/South) and I-66 (East/West) — two major highways in the Mid-Atlantic Region, and is 70 miles due West of Washington, D.C. and 45 miles west of Dulles International Airport.