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The Virginia Peninsula's hidden treasure . . .


You're invited to the perfect place for beautiful scenery, outstanding schools, and a genuine sense of community. An easy 7 miles from Interstate 64, Poquoson ("puh-KOH-sun") is centrally located on Virginia's Peninsula.


​Poquoson is home to some of the best amenities in Virginia! From the annual Seafood Festival to the Christmas Parade, our community events are second to none. You'll love the many convenient shopping opportunities and our family-friendly vibe—Poquoson High was even ranked in "America's Best High Schools" (Newsweek). Best of all, our city is surrounded in pristine blueways and waterways you can enjoy year-round.

Make this amazing place your new hometown.

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Enviable quality of life

suburb in Virginia

Bloomburg Business Week


top school districts in Virginia

Public School Review


A 15-minute boat trip to the Chesapeake Bay


healthiest locality in Virginia

Population Health Institute


minute boat trip to best fishing in Chesapeake Bay


miles of
shoreline, plus
free boat ramps


The oldest continuously named city in Virginia

1863 MAP


A great place for business

What better place for business than a cozy city with low crime, high-rated schools and civic-minded citizens? As a quality-of-life jewel in Hampton Roads, Poquoson is well positioned for continued business prosperity.  We're proud to be a business-friendly city, intent on increasing patronage for our existing merchants and supporting sensible economic growth in our retail trade area.


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