Resources and Links for and about Williamsburg.  Interesting web sites and helpful links for Williamsburg, Virginia

List of organizations and web sites that promote the Williamsburg area including The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Jamestown – Yorktown Foundation and others.

Christopher Newport University – Christopher Newport University is a dynamic, thriving institution where you’ll find the best of all worlds: the dedicated professors and small classes that are the hallmark of a private liberal arts education, the low costs of a public university, and magnificent facilities that few institutions can rival. Address: 1 University Place Newport News, VA 23606 | Phone: (757) 594-7000 | TDD (757) 594-7938 | http://www.cnu.edu/

City of Williamsburg – Official Government Site for the City of Williamsburg, Virginia. Address: Municipal Building, 401 Lafayette Street, Williamsburg Virginia 23185-3617. http://www.ci.williamsburg.va.us/

The College of William and Mary – Founded in 1693, William and Mary is the second oldest educational institution in the U.S. Although Harvard began operation first, William and Mary’s antecedents actually predate those of the Massachusetts institution. http://www.wm.edu/

Colonial Williamsburg Official Site – The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates the world’s largest living history museum in Williamsburg, Virginia—the restored 18th-century capital of Britain’s largest, wealthiest, and most populous outpost of empire in the New World. Here we interpret the origins of the idea of America, conceived decades before the American Revolution. http://www.history.org/

Hampton Roads Virginia – The Official Tourism Site of Hampton Roads, Virginia. The birthplace of Colonial America, where centuries of American history blend with the most modern technology, the richest culture, the liveliest nightlife, and a breathtaking landscape surrounded by water. http://www.visithamptonroads.com/

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission – Online viewing of the HRPDC’s meeting agendas and minutes, annual reports, newsletters, and data on population for each city or county, plus information on obtaining aerial photos and census data and maps. http://www.hrpdc.org/

Historic Jamestowne – America’s Birthplace – The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. The National Park Service. The mission of Historic Jamestowne is to preserve, protect and promote the original site of the first permanent English settlement in North America and to tell the story of the role of the three cultures, European, North American and African, that came together to lay the foundation for a uniquely American form of democratic government, language, free enterprise and society. http://www.historicjamestowne.org/

James City County – Hours of Operation 8:00 – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday | Address: P. O. 8784, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8784. http://www.james-city.va.us/

Jamestown – Yorktown Foundation – The mission of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is to educate and to promote understanding and awareness of Virginia’s role in the creation of the United States of America. The Foundation, accredited by the American Association of Museums, is an educational institution of the Commonwealth of Virginia and administers two living-history museums. Jamestown Settlement interprets the cultures of 17th-century colonial Jamestown, America’s first permanent English settlement, and the Powhatan Indians. The Yorktown Victory Center interprets the impact of the American Revolution on the people of America and the development of the new nation. http://www.historyisfun.org/aboutjyf.cfm

Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport – http://www.nnwairport.com/

Thomas Nelson Community College – Serving the Virginia Peninsula since 1967. Thomas Nelson Community College is a two-year institution of higher education established as a part of a statewide system of community colleges. It primarily serves the residents of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of James City and York. Address: 99 Thomas Nelson Drive, P.O. Box 9407, Hampton, Virginia 23670 | Phone: (757) 825-2700 – Hampton Campus | Phone: (757) 253-4300 – Historic Triangle Campus | http://www.tncc.edu/

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
This is the website for the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. “We hope it provides you with useful information and acquaints you with the many ways we serve the commonwealth’s citizens”. Ultimately our livelihood, quality of life and future depend on how intelligently all of us manage our natural resources. With this in mind, the department enhances natural and recreational resources through land management planning, funding, education and regulation. Nearly everyone in Virginia is touched by a DCR activity. http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/

The Virginia Gazette – Local Williamsburg area newspaper since 1736. Address: 216 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Phone: (757) 220-1736; (800) 944-6908; Fax: (757) 220-1390. http://www.vagazette.com/

Virginia Is For Lovers – Everything you need to plan your Virginia vacation with information on museums, gardens, theme parks and zoos, wineries and breweries, conventions, the weather and much, much more. http://www.virginia.org

Williamsburg.net – Online guide about Williamsburg. Newport Hospitality Group, 460 McLaws Circle, Suite 120 Williamsburg, VA 23185. Phone: 757-221-0100 | FAX:757-221-0400. http://www.williamsburg.net/

Williamsburg Area Chamber of Commerce – Address: Williamsburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau, 421 North Boundary Street, Post Office Box 3620, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-3620. Phone: 757-229-6511 | Fax: 757-229-2047 | E-mail: wacc@williamsburgcc.com | http://www.williamsburgcc.com/

Williamsburg Area Convention & Visitors Bureau – a nonprofit organization that works with more than 250 travel industry businesses and three local governments to provide a memorable and compelling travel destination.  http://www.visitwilliamsburg.com/

Williamsburg Bed & Breakfast Network – Some of the owners of the finest bed and breakfasts in Williamsburg have joined together to help you realize your dream of finding the most unique lodging in the area! http://www.bandbwilliamsburg.com/

Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association – Through its Reservation Call Center and its website, which is located in Williamsburg, the Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association has been filling thousands of requests during the last 29 years for its member properties and associates. http://www.gowilliamsburg.com/

Williamsburg Online – Williamsburg vacation guide. Discount Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, and Golf Vacation Packages online.VacationCreations.com, Inc., 1315 Jamestown Road, Suite 204, Williamsburg Virginia 23185. Phone: 1-800-929-5285. http://www.williamsburgonline.com/

Williamsburg Regional Library – Serving Williamsburg, James City County and Upper York County, Virginia. Address: 7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188. Phone: (757) 259-4040; Fax: (757) 259-7798. http://www.wrl.org/

Williamsburg Real Estate Links – Property and Homes for sale in Williamsburg, Virginia. Directory of Properties, Neighborhoods, Real Estate Agents and Real Estate Brokers in the area. http://www.williamsburgrealestatelinks.com/

York County Government – York County, Virginia, 224 Ballard Street, P. O. Box 532, Yorktown, Virginia 23690-0532. Phone: 757.890.3300 http://www.yorkcounty.gov/