Modern Stafford

1968 - Present Day

The completion of Interstate 95 in the 1960s fueled growth which led to a dramatic increase of Stafford’s population, transforming the county into a bedroom community for Washington, DC.
1968 Today The Civil RightsAct of 1968 1969 Moon Landing 1974 President Nixon’sResignation 1989 Fall of theBerlin Wall 1990 The GulfWar 1991 2001 9/11TerroristAttacks 2011 War in Afghanistan 2003 Space ShuttleColumbia Disaster 2021 2020 COVID-19Pandemic The Iraq War 2008 Financial Crisis Barack Obama elected President Cold Warends 2016 Donald TrumpelectedPresident 2022 Supreme CourtoverturnsRoe v. Wade

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