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Welcome to Poquoson ...

The location of Poquoson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Poquoson has a population of 12,271 people<2> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Poquoson is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Poquoson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Poquoson: (757)

Websites for Poquoson ...

Official Website: www.ci.poquoson.va.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Poquoson had an population of 12,271 people. This is an increase of 1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Poquoson had a population of 12,150 people.

The population of Poquoson represents 0.15% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,150 people, the population of Poquoson increased 5.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,566 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Poquoson.

Communities Also Named Poquoson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Poquoson: This one is located in and the other is located in York County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Poquoson.

Communities near Poquoson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Poquoson.

  • Norfolk [Norfolk City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norfolk
    • Norfolk [Norfolk City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Poquoson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 242,742 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfolk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norfolk<5>
  • Newport News [Newport News City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport News
    • Newport News [Newport News City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Poquoson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 179,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport News
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport News<5>
  • Hampton [Hampton City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
    • Hampton [Hampton City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Poquoson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 134,510 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<5>
  • Portsmouth [Portsmouth City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth
    • Portsmouth [Portsmouth City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Poquoson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 94,398 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portsmouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portsmouth<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County]
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      • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Poquoson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<5>
    • Buckroe Beach [Hampton City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckroe Beach
      • Buckroe Beach [Hampton City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Poquoson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckroe Beach
    • Newgate Village [Hampton City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newgate Village
      • Newgate Village [Hampton City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Poquoson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newgate Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newgate Village
    • Yorkville [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorkville
      • Yorkville [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Poquoson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorkville
    • Aberdeen Gardens [Hampton City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen Gardens
      • Aberdeen Gardens [Hampton City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Poquoson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen Gardens
    • Chapel Village [Hampton City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Village
      • Chapel Village [Hampton City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Poquoson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Village

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 Poquoson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Poquoson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Poquoson. 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 Poquoson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Poquoson. See our Newspapers Page for Poquoson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poquoson ...

Looking for more information about Poquoson? 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 Poquoson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Poquoson.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Poquoson: www.ci.poquoson.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Poquoson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poquoson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poquoson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Poquoson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Poquoson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poquoson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1224, Longitude: -76.3458       In this case, the coordinates for Poquoson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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