For a map directing you to York County click here.
Area: 136 square miles
One of the eight original shires formed in 1634. First called Charles River, which was named for King Charles I. The
name was changed in 1643 to York for Yorkshire, England. Cornwallis's surrender, October 19, 1781, took place at
Charles Church, NP-I Rtes. 134 and 17 at Tabb
Vineyard Tract, Rte. 641, 1.4 miles e. of Williamsburg. on secondary road
Seaford, Rte. 622, at Seaford
Goodwin Neck, Rte. 173, 3.5 miles e. of Rte. 17
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