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James City County land and farms are perfect investments for developers, businesses and sportsmen looking for a highly educated workforce, good transportation corridors, diverse natural resources and affordable property. Located in the Coastal region, land in James City County is adjacent to New Kent, King and Queen, York, Surry and Charles City counties and the cities of Williamsburg and Newport News. The county encompasses 179 square miles and is located in the Coastal region. It has a population of 76,523 including many commuters. Highways I-64 and US Highway 60 provide easy access to other major population areas, and there are three international airports within less than a 60-minute drive. Tourism, technology and hospitality are the primary components of the local economy. Attractions include Busch Gardens, Kingsmill Resort, the Williamsburg Pottery Factory and the Historic Jamestown and Jamestown Settlement. Boat and pier fishermen wet their lines in the James River, College Creek, Barnes Swamp, York River and Chickahominy Riverfront Park, Little Creek Reservoir Park and Powhatan Creek Park. Hunters can bag waterfowl, deer, turkeys and small game on private and public land. Farmland encompasses 6,630 acres, and some farmers create impoundments to attract waterfowl for hunters. Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools provides K-12 public education. Thomas Nelson Community College and the College of William and Mary offer higher learning.