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Urbanna
Middlesex County, Virginia

ZipCodes
23175




Page Contents for Urbanna, Virginia

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government



Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Urbanna is approximately 529 (1990), 476 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 349 (1990), 238 (2010).
The amount of land area in Urbanna is 1.093 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.221 sq kilometers.
The distance from Urbanna to Washington DC is 90 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 51 miles. (as the crow flies)
Urbanna is positioned 37.63 degrees north of the equator and 76.57 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

east of Richmond near the Atlantic Coast. Here is a map page for Urbanna
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History & History Related Items

Urbanna was established in 1680 when it and twenty other town sites were set aside as customs ports by the government in Jamestown, VA. It is the only one of the sites left with visble evidence of that time. Some of these buildings have been occupied for over 250 years! It was named for Queen Anne as was Annapolis, Maryland. She too the British throne in 1704. Here is a history page for Urbanna.
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The founding of Urbanna

1680


Attractions

Urbanna, Virginia information.

Urbanna Visitors Center
P.O. Box 179
Urbanna VA 23175-0179

The Oyster Festival in November each year.
Email: oysterfestival@urbanna.com

Hewick "A 17th Century Colonial Virginia Landmark"
Visit historic "Hewick" near picturesque Urbanna, Middlesex County, Virginia, a 17th century colonial manor house of Christopher Robinson, Esq., set upon 66 beautiful acres. Hewick is bed & breakfast inn with spacious grounds and a tree-lined drive. It is the perfect wedding and reception site for indoor or outdoor ceremonies. Nearby is the Chesapeake Bay, Rappahannock River, Piankatank River Golf Course, sailing, antique shopping, Deltaville, Yorktown, and Christ Church for genealogy research. Also open for tours by appointment, Hewick is located a short drive from Williamsburg which dates from the same period. You would have to go to England to find an opportunity to stay in a 300+ year old home such as "Hewick."
Contact Helen Battleson for more information at Box 82, Urbanna, VA 23175-0082, by phone at (804) 758-4214 or send email to hewick@oasisonline.com Return to Index


Urbanna City Government

Town of Urbanna
Email the Mayor: mayor@urbanna.com
Email the Town Council: towncouncil@urbanna.com

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