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King George
Census-designated place (CDP)
Main business district of King George
Main business district of King George
Nickname(s): KG
Location in King George County and the state of Virginia.
Location in King George County and the state of Virginia.
Country United States
State Virginia
County King George
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,457
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

King George is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of King George County, Virginia, United States, sometimes referred to as King George Courthouse because it is the location of the King George County Courthouse. The population as of the 2010 Census was 4,457. The Journal Press is a local weekly newspaper published in King George and serving local areas.

Attractions

King George is located within the Northern Neck George Washington American Viticultural Area winemaking appellation.

The King George Fall Festival, begun in 1959, is held annually the second weekend of October, to benefit the fire and rescue squad. It includes a parade through town, a carnival, a craft fair, a car show, a dance, a 5-K run, and the Fall Festival Queen Pageant.

The Ralph Bunche High School, Powhatan Rural Historic District, Rokeby, Nanzatico, Office Hall and Millbank are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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