James City County

Founded: 1634

Population: 70,516

Households: 19,003

First settled by colonists in 1607 at Jamestown; James City County has enjoyed sharing its historical vignettes with the world for over 400 years.

With an increasing population, and a skilled labor pool; the county attracts new businesses and entrepreneurs looking to take advantage of an ideal mid-Atlantic location. Busch Gardens theme park and Kingsmill Resort attract both tourists and retirees. The region has the highest concentration of scientists and engineers per capita in the nation, to which many work at the famed Jefferson Laboratory.

James City County’s commitment to economic development includes creating and awarding business incentives worth millions of dollars. Tourism Zones, hosting forums, financial seminars, and export seminars are samplings of the county’s dedication to businesses.

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