The Winchester area is growing at a faster pace than the rest of Virginia according to a recent report
from Old Dominion University (ODU) titled “The 2021 State of the Commonwealth Report.” This report, published annually since 2015, devotes a 28-page chapter to the Winchester Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), its growth, and what that means to the people who live there.
The MSA is comprised of Winchester, Frederick County, and Hampshire County, West Virginia. What is causing this surge in residency? NOVA commuters.