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Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Yorktown is approximately 350 (1990), 195 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 109 (2010).
Yorktown median income is $ 56,275.
The Yorktown median home price is $ 121,300.


in the general Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News metropolitan area of eastern Virginia.
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History & History Related Items

Yorktown is most remembered as the site where Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington, bringing an end to the last major battle of the American Revolutionary War. But even before the struggle for independence, the town was a bustling and prosperous eighteenth-century seaport, having been established by the 1691 Act of Ports. Yorktown also witnessed major Civil War activity. It's fortifications held off aq Union army during the Peninsular campaign in 1862. Today it is the seat of local government, a position it has maintained since 1691. The town is also home to over 350 people and a perfect getaway spot for thousands more.
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The founding of Yorktown



Among Yorktown's attractions are: Yorktown Visitor Center, Cornwallis' Cave, Customhouse, Drum Museum, Grace Episcopal Church, Moore House, Nelson House, Watermen's Museum, Yorktown Victory Center, Yorktown Victory Monument.
For more information about Yorktown, please call 804 890-3300

See this page for attractions in Yorktown.
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Yorktown City Government

Yorktown is the county seat of York County Yorktown


Yorktown is in the Eastern Time Zone.

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