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Welcome to West Point ...

The town of West Point is located in King William County.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Point: W. Point

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, West Point has a population of 3,261 people<2> (see below for details).

West Point is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for West Point: (804)

Websites for West Point ...

Official Website: www.westpointvirginia.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, West Point had an population of 3,261 people. This is a decrease of 1.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Point had a population of 3,306 people (or 20.75% of the total population of King William County). This makes West Point the county's most populous community.

The population of West Point represents 0.04% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,306 people, the population of West Point increased 15.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,866 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Point.

Communities Also Named West Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named West Point - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas (2) and Utah.

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

Communities near West Point ...

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

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    • Urbanna [Middlesex County]

      • Urbanna [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of West Point
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    • Adner [Gloucester County]

      • Adner [Gloucester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of West Point
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    • New Kent [New Kent County]

      • New Kent [New Kent County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of West Point
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    • Remlik [Middlesex County]

      • Remlik [Middlesex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of West Point
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    • Locust Hill [Middlesex County]

      • Locust Hill [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of West Point
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    • Gloucester Courthouse [Gloucester County]

      • Gloucester Courthouse [Gloucester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of West Point
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    • Harmony Village [Middlesex County]

      • Harmony Village [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of West Point
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    • Bowlers Wharf [Essex County]

      • Bowlers Wharf [Essex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of West Point
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    • Ruthville [Charles City County]

      • Ruthville [Charles City County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of West Point
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    • York View [Gloucester County]

      • York View [Gloucester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of West Point
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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 West Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Point.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Point. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for West Point.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Point ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About King William County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Point: www.westpointvirginia.org/

The official website for King William County: www.co.king-william.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 West Point.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Point - 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- West Point) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5519, Longitude: -76.8017       In this case, the coordinates for West Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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