Get to Know Williamsburg, Virginia
Governor's Land at Two Rivers balances the pleasures of coastal living with the ever-growing
of living in Williamsburg.
Situated between Richmond and Norfolk – with Colonial Williamsburg, historic Jamestown and
and the College of William & Mary nearby – Governor's Land is an ideal setting for cultural
pursuits, unique shopping, exceptional dining and a variety of volunteerism.
Williamsburg, Virginia offers it all – excellent education, modern health care, cultural experiences
year round weather. For a more in-depth look at what our
offer, we invite you to download our Living in Williamsburg guide.
Local areas of interest and attractions include:
• Colonial Williamsburg Historic Triangle
(Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg)
• James City County Parks & Recreation
• Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce
• Williamsburg Regional Library
• Busch Gardens
• Water Country USA
• The College of William & Mary
• The Premium Outlet Mall with more than 200 name brand stores
• New Town Shopping and Dining
• Merchants Square at Colonial Williamsburg
• The Ferguson Center of the Performing Arts
• Yorktown Battlefield
• Virginia Beach
Excellence in education
Williamsburg schools and colleges maintain high standards that are essential to the development of
children, our own continuing education and ensuring the value of our real estate. Both our public
private schools consistently rank higher than the state and federal averages.
For those seeking higher or continuing education, there are a variety of nearby options.
Educational pursuits include the College of William & Mary, a state university with a national and
international reputation for academic excellence, Christopher Newport University and Thomas
Nelson Community College.
The Christopher Wren Association (CWA) is the envy of other communities, providing a curriculum
that is designed by the members for the community.
Comprehensive and modern health care facilities
Williamsburg offers numerous excellent healthcare options. Within the immediate area are countless
healthcare providers covering family medicine, dentistry and most medical specialties.
The community has a 139-bed hospital, completed in 2006 and offering the latest in healthcare
as well as highly trained EMS throughout the County and nearby assisted care for those
who wish to keep
aging family members close by.
A moderate climate with four seasons
The Virginia Peninsula boasts a temperate, sunny, four-season climate with a short winter.
Normal winter temperatures range from the low 30s to the low 50s, and normal summer temperatures
range from the low 70s to the high 80s. Temperatures exceed 100° F less than one day per year on
and the thermometer has fallen below 0° F only once since 1871.
A culturally enriched community
Whether your interests are the visual arts, performing arts or the culinary arts you will enjoy the
wealth of enriching experiences available.
Admire world-renown paintings and sculptures, relive history, tour historic collections, take in a show in an acoustically superb venue and be part of the action at large-scale entertainment events or small local live performances. Join the annual Governor's Land 5K Relay for Life race which draws participants of all ages. Shop the weekly Farmer's Market, and much more.
For a more in-depth look at what our community has to offer, we invite you to download our Living in Williamsburg guide.