Fort A.P. Hill Army Base
310th Engineer Company
14136 Burke Road Fort A.P. Hill, Bowling Green, VA 22427
Fort A.P. Hill is a United States Army installation located near Bowling Green, Virginia, approximately 90 minutes south of Washington D.C. The installation spans across 76,000 acres including a 27,000 acre live fire complex, and it is one of the largest bases on the East Coast.
Fort A.P. Hill is often recognized as the place “Where America’s Military Sharpens Its Combat Edge”. It is an all-purpose, year-round, military training center where military units can engage in training ranging from small unit operations to major maneuvers with combined arms and live-fire exercises. The state-of-the-art facilities are used for training both active and reserve troops of the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force, as well as other government agencies. These include the Departments of State and Interior; U.S. Customs Service; and federal, state and local security and law enforcement
There are Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, military families, DoD personnel, civilians, and retirees assigned to Fort A.P. Hill.
The closest airport is Richmond International Airport located 50.4 miles from base.
Directions from Richmond International Airport
- Head south on Richmond International Airport Dr
- Continue onto Richard E Byrd Terminal Dr
- Keep left to stay on Richard E Byrd Terminal Dr
- Slight right onto S Airport Dr
- Use the right lane to merge onto I-295 N via the ramp to I-64 W/I-95 N/Charlottesville/Washington
- Merge onto I-295 N
- Use the left 2 lanes to take exit 43A for Interstate 95 N toward Washington
- Merge onto I-95 N
- Take exit 104 for VA-207 toward US 301/Carmel Church/Bowling Green
- Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Bowling Green/Fort AP Hill and merge onto VA-207 E
- Merge onto VA-207 E
- Continue onto State Rte 207 Bypass
- Continue onto US-301 N
- Turn left onto A P Hill Dr
- Turn left and Fort A.P. Hill is on the right
TRICARE Information and News
For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/.
Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/.
FOR THE CHILDREN
To be enrolled in a Virginia school, a child must be at least 5 years old by September 30th. Check with the school for other requirements.
If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current servicemembers can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program.
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
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When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.
Child Care Aware:
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.
There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.
Virginia Department of Social Services (804) 726-7000
People helping people triumph over poverty, abuse and neglect to shape strong futures for themselves, their families and communities.
Virginia Department of Health (804) 633-5465
The Mission of the Virginia Department of Health is to protect the health and promote the well-being of all people in Virginia. The agency’s vision statement is “Become the healthiest state in the nation.”
Caroline County Humane Society (804) 633-9041
Rescue, assist with and provide for the health and welfare of animals that have been abused, neglected, abandoned, surrendered, lost or injured.
Virginia State Police (804) 674-2000
Base Operator (315) 772-6556
Chaplain (315) 772-5591
Civilian Personnel Office (315) 772-1049
Dental Headquarters (315) 772-4440
EFMP Family Support (315) 772-5476
Family Advocacy Program (315) 772-6929
Family Child Care (315) 772-2250
Housing Services Office (315) 772-9397
ID/CAC Card Processing (315) 772-5149
Information and Referral (315) 772-6799
In-Processing (315) 772-0423
Legal Services and JAG (315) 772-5261
Medical Appointments (315) 772-4655
NAF Human Resources Officer (315) 772-5393
Suicide Prevention Hotline (315) 772-9018
On-base housing at Fort A.P. Hill is limited. Call the housing office at (804) 633-8445 for more information.
Lee Hill Estates
11.2 miles from Base
Lee Hill Estates is a safe, quiet neighborhood in Fredericksburg, VA. The area has good schools and shopping nearby.
15 miles from Base
Presidential Lakes is a quiet, family-friendly neighborhood in King George, VA. There is a neighborhood lake with a beach for the residents to enjoy.
In Bowling Green, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold and wet, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 29°F to 89°F and is rarely below 15°F or above 96°F.
The hot season lasts for 3.5 months, from May 29 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 80°F. The hottest day of the year is July 21, with an average high of 89°F and low of 69°F. The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from December 1 to March 2, with an average daily high temperature below 55°F. The coldest day of the year is January 29, with an average low of 29°F and high of 47°F.
The wetter season lasts 4.0 months, from April 27 to August 26, with a greater than 31% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 41% on August 4. The drier season lasts 8.0 months, from August 26 to April 27. The smallest chance of a wet day is 20% on October 20.
The overall cost of living in Bowling Green, VA is 3% lower than the Virginia average and 4% higher than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Bowling Green, Virginia, the city’s goods and services are 1% higher than the Virginia average and 1% higher than the U.S. average.
Bowling Green is a small town in Caroline County, Virginia with beautiful historic homes and charming streets. The town is conveniently located 20 miles south of Fredericksburg, VA and 40 miles north of Richmond, VA. Fredericksburg and Richmond have a rich history dating back to Colonial times. Fredericksburg is the childhood home of George Washington and the site of many Civil War battles. Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg offers an entertaining tour of the historic sites in the area. There are many historical landmarks, parks, restaurants, and shopping areas to enjoy in both cities. Richmond is the capital of Virginia and has all the amenities expected of a big city. For more information about Richmond, visit https://www.visitrichmondva.com/
Some points of interest include Colonial Beach, Caroline Museum and Cultural Center, Chatham Manor, George Washington’s Ferry, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Maymont, Canal Walk, Short Pump Mall, Blue Bee Cider, and the John Marshall House.