Poquoson is located on the Virginia Peninsula, in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area close to Williamsburg, VA.
Poquoson, which was formerly part of York County, became an incorporated town in 1952 and an independent city in 1975.
Poquoson is one of the oldest continuously named cities in Virginia.
The annual Poquoson Seafood Festival,which celebrates Poquoson's heritage is the biggest event in Poquoson. Events at the Friday - Sunday festival include work boat races, singers/bands, vendors, food, crafts, children's entertainment, carnival rides, and sometimes even fireworks.
The city is a peninsula containing twenty square miles and is located between the Poquoson River on the north, Back River and Wythe Creek (the Old Poquoson River) on the south, the Chesapeake Bay on the east, and York County on the west. The city also shares a border with the City of Hampton and a water boundary across Chesapeake Bay with Northampton County.
Highlighted Communities in Poquoson and Chesapeake VA:
Eagle Point at Cahoon Plantation 55+: this community is for 55 plus, active adults. This beautiful community features many amenities that include both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a community clubhouse, game rooms, fitness center, jogging and biking trails and much more!
Culpepper Landing in Chesapeake, VA: Town home and single family community located in Deep Creek on 488 acres. This neighborhood provides its residents access to Lake Drummond as well as the Intracoastal Waterway which provides for the enjoyment of many outdoor and water related activities.
Sommerton 55+ Community in Chesapeake, VA: an active adult community featuring around 184 residential locations comprised of 12 different floor plans to choose from. The community is a mix between single family homes, town homes and quads. This low maintenance neighborhood is located within close proximity to shopping, dining, hospitals and more. Residents can enjoy amenities such as a swimming pool, gardens, walking & biking trails, game rooms and a full-use clubhouse.
Bower's Hill: located near the Great Dismal Swamp