Nestled along the York River and extending west to Williamsburg's doorstep, York comprises the easternmost corner of the Historic Triangle, which includes Williamsburg and
It's hard to escape that integral link to the war fought to secure independence for the American colonies, and proud locals like it that way.
The village of
The costumed Fifes and Drums of York Town perform at various events throughout the year. Group members can be seen most evenings on the march around Yorktown, honing their skills.
The growing county boasts a population of more than 66,000 and, with miles of waterfront real estate, is considered one of the Peninsula area's most desirable localities.
Located on the waterfront — in the shadow of the Coleman Bridge — is Riverwalk Landing. The retail development boasts several restaurants, shops and a popular beach area. It's the site of numerous warm-weather festival-like events.
And don't forget Water Country USA — the popular water park in upper
Area: 106 square miles
Median age: 39.3
Median household income: $81,055
Board of Supervisors chairman: Thomas G. Shepperd, Jr., 868-8591, email@example.com