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York County, Virginia
Formed in 1634 as one of the eight original shires (counties) of the Virginia Colony, York County is one of the oldest counties in the United States
York County was formed originally as Charles River Shire for King Charles I. Charles River Shire was named for the younger son of King James I. Charles River County and the Charles River names were changed to York County and York River during the English Civil War. The river, county and town Yorktown are thought to have been named for York, a city in Northern England.
It is the site of the last battle and surrender of British forces in 1781 at the conclusion of the American Revolutionary War
The county seat is the unincorporated town of Yorktown
Cities, Towns and CDPs
Bethel Manor CDP * Yogaville * Yorktown
Other Populated Places in York County
Acree Acres * Banbury Cross * Barcroft * Barlows Corner * Battle Park * Blacksmith Corner * Burkes Corner * Burts * Carp Circle * Carver Gardens * Charles Corner * Charleston Heights * Cheatham Annex * Country Club Acres * Dalbytown * Dandy * Dare * Edgehill * Evergreen Shores * Goodwin Neck Estates * Grafton * Greensprings * Harris Grove * Harwoods Mill * Heritage Hamlet * Hickory Hill * Holly Hills * Hornsbyville * Kentucky Farms * Lackey * Magruder * Marlbank * Middletowne Farms * Mill Farms * Nelson Heights * Nelson Park * Oaktree * Poor Farm * Porta Bello * Queens Lake * Queenswood * Robanna Shores * Rochambeau Village * Schenck Estates * Seaford * Seaford Shores * Shilsons Corner * Skimino * Springfield * Springfield Terrace * Tabb * York Terrace * Yorkville *
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