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
Location in King George County and the state of Virginia
Location in King George County and the state 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 UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)

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] The Journal Press is a local weekly newspaper published in King George and serving local areas.

Attractions[edit]

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, Office Hall and Millbank are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. 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 Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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