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Interesting Location Facts
218-square mile county strategically located in the northeastern portion of Virginia’s Hampton Roads; the largest metropolitan area between DC and Atlanta with over 1.6 million residents.
Bound by nearly 500 miles of shoreline for exceptional watersports and recreational activities.
Located within the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
The Port of Hampton Roads is 45 miles south.
Richmond, the state capital, is 59 miles west and Washington, D.C. is 153 miles north.
Within 750 miles of two-thirds of the U. S population and industrial activity.
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Quality of Life
Gloucester Opportunity Zone Sites
Virginia Employment Commission (PDF)
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