It might be tiny in land area, at just 0.6 square miles, but Yorktown, VA is big in historical importance. The town is part of the state's Historic Triangle, along with Jamestown and Williamsburg. It is best known for the eventual surrender of General Charles Cornwallis to General George Washington in 1781 during an American Revolutionary War battle. Most homes in the area were constructed in the 1960s or later, and numerous new properties are available in contemporary styles.

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