Jazz In The Country
Jazz Fest On The Potomac
Mt. Bethel Retreat Center, King George, Virginia
About King George County, Virginia
CELEBRATED 300 YEARS IN 2020!
King George County, "Gateway to the Historic Northern Neck," with its 131 miles of shoreline on the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers, is home to approximately 26,337 citizens who are proud of their past and excited about the community's future.
Discover acres of unspoiled natural beauty, cultural diversities and historic wealth in King George County. Steeped in history, we place a high priority on quality of life through the protection of natural, cultural and historical resources. We are a regional leader in pro-active and progressive planning, development and governmental services.
The County offers a unique perspective of a changing Virginia. It's part of the Fredericksburg region, located between the Washington/Richmond metropolitan areas; offering the serenity of Virginia's scenic Northern Neck.
King George County is traversed by two major thoroughfares -- US Routes 3 and 301. You will find a growing state-of-the-art fiber optics and telecommunications network; and the County serves as home to the Naval Surface Warfare Center - Dahlgren Division, one of the world's premier research and development centers and one of the region's largest employers.
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