Regional Highlights

Greater Williamsburg, consisting of the City of Williamsburg and the counties of James City and York, exudes unique character in an historic, attractive, and business-friendly environment. The area’s civilian labor force numbers nearly 153,000, while access to major metropolitan areas in Hampton Roads and Richmond expands the workforce to 1.3 million within commuting distance.

With close proximity to Hampton Roads’ military cluster, the Greater Williamsburg region is uniquely positioned to welcome businesses that contract with or support the military and government. The region is also home to Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens, making the region a well-known vacation destination that caters to 6-8 million annual visitors.