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Welcome to Jamestown ...
Jamestown was established in 1607.
Jamestown is near sea level<2>.
Time Zone: Jamestown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Jamestown is within the boundaries of the (757) area code.
Communities Also Named Jamestown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Jamestown: This one is located in James City County and the other is located in Prince Edward County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 68 communities that are also named Jamestown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Utah (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jamestown.
Communities near Jamestown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jamestown.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jamestown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jamestown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jamestown. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Jamestown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jamestown. See our Newspapers Page for Jamestown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jamestown ...
Looking for more information about Jamestown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Jamestown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jamestown.
Adding Jamestown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jamestown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jamestown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Jamestown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jamestown on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jamestown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for James City County: www.james-city.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022