Isle of Wight County is a county located in the Hampton Roads region of the Commonwealth of Virginia. In 2013, the population was 35,656 and the Median Household Income was $45,387.
Isle of Wight County features two incorporated towns, Smithfield and Windsor. The original courthouse for the county was built in Smithfield in 1750 and is still standing. The county is bounded by the James River on the north and the Blackwater River to the south.
St. Luke’s Church, built in 1632, is the nation’s only original Gothic church and the oldest existing church of English origin in the United States. St. Luke’s and many other landmark and structures within Isle of Wight are on the National Register of Historic places, including the Wentworth-Grinnan House.
Isle of Wight provides its residents with a diverse mixture of agriculture, industrial and recreational activities. From historical sites and quaint villages to small neighborhoods or grand estates on extensive waterways, these attributes form the rich quality of life for which Isle of Wight is known.