Welcome to Isle of Wight County in Virginia!
Isle of Wight County is one of the oldest county governments in the United States of America. Nestled on the shores of Virginia’s James River, Isle of Wight’s residents enjoy the rural nature of the County coupled with the quaint atmosphere of the two incorporated Towns, Smithfield and Windsor.
The county has a total land area of 316 square miles and is bounded to the northeast by the James River, the City of Suffolk to the southeast, the City of Franklin and Southampton County across the Blackwater River to the west, and Surry County to the northwest. The land is generally low-lying, with many swamps and poquosons.