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WILLIAMSBURG PROFILE


Williamsburg was originally settled in 1632 half-way across the Virginia peninsula between the James and York rivers.

Williamsburg, the largest tourist attraction in Virginia, is the centerpiece of the Historic Triangle of Virginia. The well-known Colonial Williamsburg is a 301-acre Historic Area within the city that celebrates the early history of America and is why 4 million visitors flock to the city annually.

Williamsburg is also home to the College of William and Mary.

Williamsburg, Virginia
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Williamsburg ranks high in crime, age of population and natural hazards risk. Williamsburg ranks low in man-made hazards risk and water quality.

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