York County stretches 27 miles from Williamsburg to Hampton and covers 108 square miles. The county is 20 minutes from the Port of Hampton Roads and less than an hour from Richmond. With more than 200 miles of coastline along the York River and Chesapeake Bay, waterfront property is abundant. The County is surrounded by James City County, the Cities of Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton, and Poquoson.
York County offers industry an ideal location near ports, interstate highway and rail transportation, a low tax rate and a local government eager to attract new commerce in a quality, semi-rural environment perfect for living, working and playing. In fact, quality of life is one of York County�s most important resources. It has a superior educational system, abundant greenspace, and 200 miles of coastline along the York River and its tributaries for recreation and pleasant vistas.
The Office of Economic Development and the Board of Supervisors welcome your interest and inquiries about our community and stand ready to assist your location in York County. We look forward to hearing from you.