About King George County, Virginia
CELEBRATING 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, acres of unspoiled natural beauty, cultural diversities and historic wealth, is home to approximately 26,337 citizens who are proud of their past and excited about the community's future.
The County covers approximately 113,920 acres (183 square miles), of which 72,718 acres are forested, and 38,105 acres are agricultural. King George County is a transitioning rural County steeped in history that places a high priority on quality of life through the protection of natural, cultural and historical resources as well as by being a regional leader in pro-active and progressive planning, development and governmental services.
The County was ranked as one of the top 25 military communities with military populations under 10,000 in the United States in 2006 by Expansion Management magazine and was ranked first in public educational systems, third in spouse employment opportunities, eleventh in crime and safety and thirteenth in community standard of living.