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Guide to Living in
New Kent County
New Kent County is located in Eastern Virginia between Richmond and Williamsburg.
Schools: Students attend 4 schools: New Kent Elementary School (K-5), George W. Watkins Elementary School (K-5), New Kent Middle School (6-8), and New Kent High School (9-12). All 4 have received passing scores on Virginia's Standards of Learning tests and are all fully accredited by the State . New Kent Schools Page.
Newspapers: The bi-weekly New Kent Charles City Chronicle covers both New Kent and Charles City Counties, and can be picked up free at various locations. The weekly Tidewater Review is published in West Point and covers several counties. The Richmond Times Dispatch and the Newport News Daily Press are daily papers published in neighboring cities.
Golf: Viniterra Golf Club, Royal New Kent Golf Course, Brookwoods Golf Club and Brickshire Golf Course are located in New Kent County, with others planned and numerous courses in nearby Williamsburg and Richmond. A new course is being built at New Kent Vineyards.
Library: The Heritage Public Library in Providence Forge serves both New Kent And Charles City Counties.
Cell Phone: Various companies. Most of the County is covered.
Natural Gas: Virginia Natural Gas
Propone: Revere Gas and Appliances
Water: County or private water systems or private wells.
Solid Waste Disposal: New Kent has 4 trash transfer stations in the County. Private trash pick up service is also available.
State Route 33 connects the County with West Point, Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck, and State Route 106 leads south across the James River to Hopewell and Petersburg.
Transit bus service for New Kent and Charles City starts on October 3,
2005. 6 am to 6 pm. Curb-to-Curb service for all NK and
CC residents. Fares are $1 each way anywhere in Charles City or New
Kent. Slightly higher for trips to Richmond or Williamsburg. Call 966-7650 in advance to schedule a ride.
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