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West Point is a town in King William County, in the Richmond metro area.
The community was named for the West brothers - Thomas, Francis, Nathaniel and John. Three of the brothers were governors of Virginia; John patented the land that encompasses the townsite.
The latitude of West Point is 37.531N. The longitude is -76.796W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,974.
In 1964, West Point annexed the community of Port Richmond, which had been an incorporated town for two years in the 1920s.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Point demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the King William County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 23181 ZIP code.
7% of West Point residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Point was $23,232, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of West Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,006.
Libraries in West Point include West Point Branch Library ... View libraries
King William County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Point political report.
The average commute time for West Point workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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