King George, Virginia

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King George
Census-designated place (CDP)
Main business district of King George
Main business district of King George
Nickname(s): KG
King George is located in Virginia
King George
King George
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 38°16′5″N 77°11′4″W / 38.26806°N 77.18444°W / 38.26806; -77.18444Coordinates: 38°16′5″N 77°11′4″W / 38.26806°N 77.18444°W / 38.26806; -77.18444
Country United States
State Virginia
County King George
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,457
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

King George is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of King George County, Virginia, United States,[1] sometimes referred to as King George Courthouse because it is the location of the King George County Courthouse. The population as of the 2010 Census was 4,457.[2] It is located within the Northern Neck George Washington American Viticultural Area winemaking appellation. A YMCA was recently opened in the community. The King George Fall Festival, begun in 1959, is held annually the second weekend of October, to benefit the fire and rescue squad. It includes a parade through town, a carnival, a craft fair, a car show, a dance, a 5-K run, and the Fall Festival Queen Pageant.

The Ralph Bunche High School, Powhatan Rural Historic District, Rokeby, Nanzatico, and Office Hall are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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