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Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) and county seat of history-rich York County, Virginia. It is located approximately 12 miles north of Newport News and 30 miles northwest of Norfolk. As of the 2000 census, its population was 203 inhabitants. It is remembered as being the place where General Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington, ending the American Revolutionary War. Later, During the American Civil War, it served as a port to supply both northern and southern troops, whichever had control of the city at the time.
Yorktown is one of the eight original shires created in 1634 in colonial Virginia. This tiny city only has one-half square mile of surface area, but features some beautiful antique homes. There is Main Street, which is surrounded by beautiful and historic colonial buildings, antique shops, art galleries and cafes. There is the riverfront where you can stroll or dine while you admire the scenic York River. And let us not forget the Revolutionary War battlefields where you can travel by bicycle, foot or car and remember the colonial days. Yorktown may be small, but it is definitely full of history and attraction for the whole family.
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