ISLE OF WIGHT, VIRGINIA

The Old Isle of Wight Courthouse Informational Sign - Picture of 1750 Isle  of Wight Courthouse, Smithfield - Tripadvisor

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, VA


Established in 1634 as one of the eight original shires of the Virginia Colony, Isle of Wight County, with its quaint towns of Windsor & Smithfield is a history lover's dream destination. Aside from the first-class historic attractions, when you visit and stroll along Main and Church Streets in downtown Smithfield, you truly will feel as if you've time-traveled to an earlier, gentler time.

Members of the English monarchy had standing orders for Smithfield’s famous hams prior to the Revolution, earning the town's title of "Ham Capital of the World."

Smithfield is located in northeastern Isle of Wight County at the confluence of the Pagan River and Cypress Creek. Isle of Wight is not an island, but is bordered by two historic rivers - the James River on the east and the Blackwater River on the west.

With their location in Coastal Virginia, Smithfield & Isle of Wight County offer visitors four distinctly beautiful seasons with hot, humid summers and cold winters (with occasional snow falls) and glorious autumns and springs.

Smithfield & Isle of Wight County are located in Coastal Virginia. It’s easy to get here, whether traveling by car, boat, air or rail. While on the way, youʹll enjoy beautiful farmland and great water views along the shores that helped found our nation. And Genuine Smithfield is the #1 day‐trip destination from Williamsburg and the Historic Triangle. A free ferry ride across the historic James River and a country drive puts you in the heart of downtown Smithfield.

Discover all there to see and do in Genuine Smithfield & Isle of Wight County with itineraries tailored to your interests and the activities you enjoy – everything from exploring the outdoors, to a gal’s weekend. Check out these ready-made trip ideas!

Isle of Wight, VA 2019 Census Information:
Population: 37,109
Total Households: 14,587
Median Family Income: $73,991

Median Property Value: $266,800
Median Age: 44

2020 On-time High School Graduation Rate: 95%




Parks and Recreation
Fords Colony Golf Wiliamsburg:
www.fordscolony.com
Fords Colony Golf Wiliamsburg:
www.hampton.va.us/parks/
James City County and Williamsburg Parks:
www.james-city.va.us/recreation/index.html
James City County and Williamsburg Parks:
www.nngolfclub.com
Newport News Parks:
www.nnparks.com
Newport News Parks:
www.hriceplex.com
Williamsburg National Golf Club:
www.wngc.com
Williamsburg National Golf Club:
www.yorkcounty.gov/parksandrec
Tourism and Shopping
Weather:
www.weather.com
Weather:
www.visitwilliamsburg.com
Hampton:
www.hamptoncvb.com/go/visitors
Hampton:
www.newport-news.org
Yorktown:
www.yorkcounty.gov/tourism
Yorktown:
www.coliseumcentral.com
MacArthur Center:
www.shopmacarthur.com
MacArthur Center:
www.shoppatrickhenrymall.com
Williamsburg Outlet Mall:
www.williamsburgoutletmall.com
 
Information
American Home Mortgage Corp:
www.americanhm.com
American Home Mortgage Corp:
www.amerispec.com
Cavalier Telephone:
www.cavtel.com
Cavalier Telephone:
www.colonialext.com
Cox Cable:
www.cox.com/hr
Cox Cable:
www.dmv.state.va.us
Direct TV:
www.directv.com
Direct TV:
www.dom.com
Hampton Roads traffic report:
www.hamptonroads.com/traffic
Hampton Roads traffic report:
www.jbwk.com
Peninsula Settlement Services:
www.peninsulasettlement.com
Peninsula Settlement Services:
www.pods.com
The Moving Coach:
www.movingcoach.com
The Moving Coach:
www22.verizon.com
Virginia Natural Gas:
www.virginianaturalgas.com
Virginia Natural Gas:
www.newport-news.va.us/wwdept
Wells Fargo Mortgage:
www.wellsfargo.com
 
Schools and Colleges
Gloucester Public Schools:
gets.gc.k12.va.us
Gloucester Public Schools:
www.hampton.k12.va.us
Hampton Roads Private Schools:
www.vpcc.org/membership/Schools_-_Private.html
Hampton Roads Private Schools:
www.nnschools.org
Poquoson Public Schools:
www.sbo.poquoson.k12.va.us
Poquoson Public Schools:
www.wjcc.k12.va.us
York County Schools:
www.yorkcountyschools.org
York County Schools:
www.cnu.edu
College of William and Mary:
www.wm.edu
College of William and Mary:
www.hamptonu.edu
Old Dominion University:
www.odu.edu
Old Dominion University:
www.tncc.edu
Military
Fort Eustis:
www.eustis.army.mil
Fort Eustis:
www.monroe.army.mil
Langley Air Force Base:
www.langley.af.mil
Langley Air Force Base:
www.navstanorva.navy.mil
U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Training Center:
www.uscg.mil/hq/rtc/index.shtm
 
Arts and History
Ferguson Center for the Fine Arts:
fergusoncenter.cnu.edu/directions.html
Ferguson Center for the Fine Arts:
pfac-va.org
The Mariners' Museum:
www.mariner.org
The Mariners' Museum:
www.thevlm.org
Virginia Air and Space Center:
www.vasc.org
 
Hospitals
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters:
www.chkd.com
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters:
remax.com/inside_remax/corporate_information/community_involvement/childrens_miracle_network
News and Media
Daily Press:
www.dailypress.com
Daily Press:
www.pilotonline.com

Lynn Grimsley
Lynn Grimsley
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