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The A Tidewater District is a high school conference in the state of Virginia that comprises high schools located northwest of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. The Tidewater District schools compete in A Region A with the schools from the A Eastern Shore District, the A Northern Neck District, and the A Tri-Rivers District of the Virginia High School League.
Hampton Roads is the name of both a body of water that serves as a wide channel for the James, Nansemond and Elizabeth rivers between Old Point Comfort and Sewell's Point where the Chesapeake Bay flows into the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding metropolitan region located in the Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina portions of the Tidewater region.
The Virginia High School League (VHSL) is the principal sanctioning organization for interscholastic athletic competition among public high schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The VHSL first sponsored debate and also continues to sponsor state championships in several academic activities.
King William is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of King William County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 252. Located in King William is the oldest courthouse in continuous use in the United States, built in 1725. The community is also known as King William Courthouse or by an alternative spelling, King William Court House. The Pamunkey Indian Reservation is located within King Wiliam, the Pamunkey Indian Tribe Museum was established in King William in 1979.
Saluda is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Middlesex County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 769.
West Point High School is a four-year public high school located in West Point, Virginia serving the surrounding geographic area of 6.31 square miles. School aged children living outside the town of West Point are encouraged to apply as tuition students.
Williamsburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 14,068. In 2014, the population was estimated to be 14,691. Located on the Virginia Peninsula, Williamsburg is in the northern part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. It is bordered by James City County and York County.
Mathews County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,978. Its county seat is Mathews.
The Middle Peninsula is the second of three large peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, in the United States. It lies between the Northern Neck and the Virginia Peninsula. This peninsula is bounded by the Rappahannock River on the north and the York River on the south, with the Chesapeake Bay to the east. It encompasses six Virginia counties: Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, and Middlesex. Developed for tobacco plantations in the colonial era, in the 21st century the Middle Peninsula is known for its quiet rural life, vegetable truck-farming, and fishing industry.
The Virginian Railway was a Class I railroad located in Virginia and West Virginia in the United States. The VGN was created to transport high quality "smokeless" bituminous coal from southern West Virginia to port at Hampton Roads.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is one of two United States district courts serving the Commonwealth of Virginia. It has jurisdiction over the Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads, and Richmond metro areas and surrounding locations with courthouses located in Alexandria, Norfolk, Richmond and Newport News.
These are tables of congressional delegations from West Virginia to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
Thomas Walker was a distinguished physician and explorer from Virginia.
Lemuel Jackson Bowden was an American lawyer and politician from Williamsburg, Virginia.
The A Tri-Rivers District is a high school conference in the state of Virginia that comprises high schools in Southeastern Virginia west of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. The Tri-Rivers District schools compete in A Region A with the schools from the A/AA Eastern Shore District, the A Northern Neck District, and the A Tidewater District of the Virginia High School League.
State Route 14 is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. The state highway runs 71.10 miles (114.42 km) from U.S. Route 360 in St. Stephens Church east to a cul-de-sac in Bayside. SR 14 is the primary highway of King and Queen and Mathews counties and the main east–west highway of Gloucester County; the highway connects the namesake county seats of all three counties.
Virginia's first congressional district is a United States congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia.
The Daily Press Inc. is a daily morning newspaper published in Newport News, Virginia, which covers the lower and middle Peninsula of Tidewater Virginia. It was established in 1896 and bought by Tribune Company in 1986. Current owner Tribune Publishing spun off from the company in 2014. The Daily Press has a daily average readership of approximately 101,100. It has a Sunday average readership of approximately 169,200.
The Chesapeake Bay Governor's School for Marine Environmental Science (CBGS) is a public regional magnet high school. Its main building is located in Tappahannock, Virginia, directed by Dr. Terri Perkins.
Captain Samuel Mathews was a Virginia planter, political figure, and the father of Governor Samuel Mathews.
King William County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,935. Its county seat is King William.
John Warren Cooke was an American politician and newspaper publisher. A Democrat, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates 1942–1980 and was its Speaker from 1968 until his retirement.
District 4 of the Virginia Senate is a senatorial district that stretches from around Fredericksburg to the Chesapeake Bay located mostly on the Northern Neck. The district encompasses all of Caroline County, Essex County, Middlesex County, Lancaster County, Northumberland County, and Richmond County, and parts of Hanover County, King George County, Spotsylvania County, and Westmoreland County. The current Senator from District 4 is Ryan McDougle.
Myron Keith Hodges is an American politician. A Republican, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 2011. He currently represents the 98th district, made up of the Middle Peninsula counties of Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, Mathews and Middlesex, and part of King William County.
Virginia's 98th House of Delegates district elects one of the 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates, the lower house of the state's bicameral legislature. The district is made up of the Middle Peninsula counties of Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, Mathews and Middlesex, and part of King William County.