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|Captain John Smith, Governor of Virginia 1608||300th Anniversary Commemorative Monument||'Susan Constant' replica, Jamestown, VA|
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Jamestown is in James City, in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk metro area.
The community was named after King James I
The latitude of Jamestown is 37.208N. The longitude is -76.774W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.
The death rate was devastating in the early years of the community; thousands of settlers succumbed to sickness and food shortages. Pocahontas came to the island often, to visit Capt. John Smith
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James City supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamestown political report.
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