About York County
Located at the northernmost point of the historic Colonial Parkway and Hampton Roads metropolitan areas, York County is bordered by the gleaming York River and is one of the eight original counties of the Virginia Colony.
York County’s history is expansive and compelling, and has helped shape the city into an international destination for heritage tourism at the American Revolution Museum of Yorktown, Grace Episcopal Church and Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Home to numerous military installations, museums and historical attractions, walking York County’s quaint, tree-lined streets is a modern day entry into the birth of our nation.
York County’s regional pursuits continue to tell the story of America’s finest traditions. York County boasts an award-winning school district comprising 19 schools led by regionally-recognized teachers and staff for quality and excellence in education. Near to fine dining, shopping and entertainment at City Center at Oyster Point and the Marketplace at Tech Square, York County is also surrounded by natural parks, hiking and biking trails and gleaming waterfront views in all directions.
Welcome home to America’s reimagined birthplace in beautiful, historic York County, VA.