Charles City County is conveniently located mid-way between Richmond and Hampton Roads, and is within 750 miles of over 55% of the nation's population The County's industrial corridor is served by State Route 106 which directly connects to Interstate 64 (Exit 211) to the north and Interstate 295 to the south (through U.S Route 460). Its Courthouse area is served by State Route 155 which intersects Interstate 64 at Exit 214. The County is part of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and is only 100 miles from Washington, D.C., 68 miles from Norfolk, 30 miles from Richmond and 25 miles from Williamsburg.

Transportation Networks

Charles City County's convenient location and efficient transportation network allows you and your business to easily access the U.S East Coast market place and the rest of the world.

Location of Charles City County


The County's Roxbury Industrial Park and corridor is located 4 miles from Interstate 64, 8 miles from Interstate 295, and 18 miles from Interstate 95.

Picturesque State Route 5 travels from east to west throughout the County and connects the County directly to Richmond and Williamsburg, while offering scenic vistas and views of rolling fields, quiet forests, quaint towns and historically significant homes. State Route 5 is also paralleled by the Capital-to-Capital Trail, which (when fully completed in 2015) will provide cyclists with a 52-mile long safe and enjoyable separate bike path that travels from the first capital at Jamestown to the modern capital in Richmond - more than 28 miles of the Trail lies within the County.


There are 3 commercial airports within 75 miles of the County: Richmond International Airport (25 miles); Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport (52 miles) and Norfolk International Airport (75 miles).

Sea & Rail

The County also contains a deep water port (Port Tobacco at Weanack) that is approximately 25 miles down-river from the Port of Richmond, and is intersected by the CSX rail line.