James City County, Virginia

James City County: County in Virginia, United States


James City County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 67,009 and a population density of 144 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 77,612 inhabitants. Its county seat is Williamsburg. The county was created 389 years ago in 1634.

James City County locator map
Location of James City County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about James City County

Population : 77,612 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Area : 465 km2
Water as percent of area : 20.5%
Land as percent of area : 79.5%
Named for : James VI and I
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Capital : Williamsburg
Establishment : July 07, 1634
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:13:30 (24th February 2024)
Density : 167 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.66% (2010-2020)
JCC and Williamsburg Courthouse image
JCC and Williamsburg Courthouse
JCC and Williamsburg Courthouse image


James City County is located at 37°18'48"N 76°46'26"W (37.3133200, -76.7737600). It has 7 neighbors: Charles City County, Gloucester County, King and Queen County, New Kent County, Surry County, Williamsburg and York County.

James City County map

James City County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in James City County.

City Name Population Title

James City County has 7 neighbours.


The population of James City County increased by 13.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 67,009 - census
2011 68,297 1.89% estimation process
2012 69,409 1.6% estimation process
2013 70,612 1.7% estimation process
2014 72,064 2.01% estimation process
2015 72,819 1.04% estimation process
2016 73,930 1.5% estimation process
2017 75,274 1.79% estimation process
2018 76,033 1% estimation process
2019 76,523 0.64% estimation process
2020 77,612 1.4% estimation process

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People born in James City County (3)

People born in James City County, including politician John W. Lawson, Head baseball coach for the College of William & Mary in 1918 Bathurst Peachy, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Edward Ratcliff, .


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