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The area offers many residential areas that have close proximity to, and make up, the Greater Williamsburg area.  Among them are James City County, York County, New Kent County and Charles City County.  
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James City County is located between the York and James River (Map Galleries).  It is home to Historic Jamestown and Jamestown Settlement, Colonial National Historic Park, York River State Park, Busch Gardens Europe, Water Country USA, 22 shopping centers and two outlet malls.
Founded:  1634
Population:  61,249 (2007 Estimated)
Density:  378/sq mile
Area:  180 sq miles (143 Land, 37 Water)
Med Household Income:  $66,180 (2004)
Click here for US Census Quickfacts about James City County.

York County is located on the Virginia Peninsula bordering James City County and Williamsburg to the east (Maps).  It is one of the oldest counties in the U.S. and is one of the three points of the Historic Triange of Colonial Virginia.  The county seat is Yorktown where victory was won at the conclusion of the American Revolutionary War.

               Founded:  1634
               Population:  61,879 (2006 Estimated)
               Density:  533/sq mile
               Area:  216 sq miles(106 Land, 110 Water)
               Med Household Income:  $68,310
Click here for US Census Quickfacts about York County.
New Kent County is located west of Williamsburg (map).  In 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau rated New Kent County among the top 100 fastest growing counties in the nation.  Home to Colonial Downs racetrack.
               Founded:  1654
               Population:  13,462 (2000)
               Density:  65/sq mile
               Area:  223 sq miles (14 sq mi Water)
               Med Household Income:  $53,595 

Click here for US Census Quickfacts about New Kent County.
Charles City County is located west of Williamsburg (map).  Charles City County features some of the larger and older of the extant James River plantations along State Route 5. All are non-government-owned, and many of the houses and/or grounds are open daily to visitors.
               Founded:  1654
               Population:  6,926 (2000)
               Density:  557/sq mile
               Area:  204 sq miles (21 sq mi Water)
               Med Household Income:  $42,745

Click here for US Census Quickfacts about Charles City County.
Rolf Kramer
Liz Moore and Associates
5350 Discovery Park Blvd.
Williamsburg, VA 23188 US
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