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Yorktown, Virginia

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Welcome to Yorktown ...

Yorktown is located in York County and is the County Seat for York County.

Yorktown was established in 1691.

Yorktown is near sea level<1>.

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

The area code for Yorktown: (757)

The ZIP code for Yorktown: 23690<2>

Communities Also Named Yorktown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Yorktown - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Yorktown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yorktown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yorktown. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Yorktown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yorktown ...

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

Communities near Yorktown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Newport News   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the South (S) of Yorktown

Located in Newport News City

Hampton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Yorktown

Located in Hampton City

Williamsburg   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the West (W) of Yorktown

Located in Williamsburg City

Poquoson   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Yorktown

Located in Poquoson City

Smithfield   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the South (S) of Yorktown

Located in Isle of Wight County

Surry   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the West (W) of Yorktown

Located in Surry County

Rochambeau Village   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the West (W) of Yorktown

Country Village   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the North (N) of Yorktown

Located in Gloucester County

Dare   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Yorktown

Red Hill Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the South (S) of Yorktown

Located in Newport News City

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Yorktown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About York County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Yorktown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for York County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yorktown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Yorktown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Yorktown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Yorktown) 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 Yorktown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yorktown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yorktown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2349, Longitude: -76.5077     [Map].






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