Town of Cape Charles

The Town of Cape Charles is located in Northampton County on Virginia's Eastern Shore, situated on a small peninsula, bordered by the Chesapeake Bay to the west, King's Creek to the north and Old Plantation  Creek to the south.  The town is home to approximately 1,000 diverse civic-minded, caring year-round residents who take pride in their community, increasing to over 3,000 during the summer.  The Town provides a pleasant and welcoming environment in which to live, including historical homes, upscale homes, condominiums and apartments, and an ever-widening choice of restaurants and watering holes.  An expanding economy focuses on tourism and marine services around the harbor.  There is a wide array of recreational and cultural opportunities, including a beach, boating, fishing, hunting, golf, concerts and other performing arts.  Cape Charles has evolved into a dynamic town capable of meeting the needs of a diverse array of residents, visitors and businesses.  The Town has a thriving business community with 23 new businesses opening since 2017.  We are located just 45 minutes north of Virginia Beach and Norfolk.