Organized in 1691, King and Queen County is a richly-forested landscape interspersed with wide open fields and the occasional winding road following a creek or stream. It is the longest county in Virginia, spanning an area of 315 square miles. In 2020, the county had a population of 6,608 residents.

Nestled in the triangle of I-95, I-64 and Route 17, King & Queen County provides the charm of a serene southern hometown, with all the practicality of today’s 21st century.

High-speed internet powers the county’s companies to produce big business results and gives access to the highest level of learning amongst students and employees.

The county is served by U.S. Primary Route 360 (east/west), State Route 33 (east/west), State Route 721 (north/south) and State Route 14 (north/south).The County’s western boundary is the Mattaponi River that has a 9-foot channel up to Walkerton and a 7-foot channel up to Aylett. The Mattaponi flows into the York River at West Point in King William County. There is public access to both the Mattaponi and York Rivers. In addition there are opportunities to purchase waterfront properties.


Why King and Queen?

See for yourself why King and Queen County has something for everyone.

Quality of Life

In King & Queen County, life and work reside in the balance. The county’s vast forests and waterways provide endless hours of sporting activities, as well as employment opportunities. The school system provides incredible educational and communal activities. Businesses can work and play in King & Queen County.

Strategic Location

Not only does King & Queen County offer room for any business to grow along Routes 360, 33, 14 and 17, it offers access to Virginia’s major metropolitan hubs from its perimeters of I-95, I-64 and Route 17.

Low Tax Rates

With unemployment rates lower than U.S. averages, very competitive tax rates, and a strong sense of civil pride, King & Queen County is a great place to do business.

Debt Free Community

Whether it’s private or public sector business, every employer gives back to the community. What’s collected from private companies and public spending is repurposed in the form of public services to ensure King & Queen County lives, works and plays debt free.

Business Friendly

From businesses that were started in King & Queen County to those that have chosen to locate here, this is a business friendly community. Small, large, family-owned or corporate – there’s room for growth for every company in the county.

AAA Bond Rating

Virginia has been AAA bonded since 1938, longer than any other state in the nation. This investment grade not only signifies the strength of the King & Queen County economic market, its consistency over the years ensures stability.