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Westmoreland County

Population in 2012: 3,550 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 

Males: 1,672  (47.1%)
Females: 1,878  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Virginia median age:  43.4 years

Zip codes: 22443.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $44,640 (it was $31,711 in 2000)
Colonial Beach:

$44,640
Virginia:

$61,882
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $23,561

Colonial Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $208,440 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Colonial Beach:

$208,440
Virginia:

$243,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $252,129; Detached houses: $256,253; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,494; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,937; Mobile homes: $12,219

Median gross rent in 2011: $830.

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  • White alone - 2,720 (76.8%)
  • Black alone - 582 (16.4%)
  • Two or more races - 96 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 90 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Colonial Beach: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.5%), English (17.8%), Irish (13.8%), United States (6.4%), Subsaharan African (4.3%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 1371 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Colonial Beach:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colonial Beach town:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

69 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
Virginia:  10.2%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Colonial Beach, Virginia as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Colonial Beach to the number of sex offenders is 292 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,365 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,522 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (34.0 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (45.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (155.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Dahlgren, VA (2.7 miles ), District 7, Milestown, MD (3.2 miles ), Port Royal, VA (3.7 miles) , Montross, VA (3.7 miles ), Fairview Beach, VA (4.0 miles ), District 3, Leonardtown, MD (4.2 miles ), Port Tobacco Village, MD (4.2 miles) , Leonardtown, MD (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 198 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 141 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 76.97 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Oyster Capital of the Potomac

Area code: 804

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Crime rates in Colonial Beach by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000201100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.061.10.028.226.80.00.00.00.027.7
Rapes 224001021012
per 100,000 61.060.1124.80.00.028.20.052.925.90.027.955.4
Robberies 501203311100
per 100,000 152.50.031.261.10.084.580.426.425.925.80.00.0
Assaults 6111311393102765
per 100,000 183.0330.7405.5336.189.6253.580.4264.351.8180.4167.4138.5
Burglaries 13331912614627168101
per 100,000 396.6992.2592.6366.6179.2394.4160.7713.5414.6206.2279.027.7
Thefts 734442365053309651438128
per 100,000 2227.01322.91310.01099.91493.01493.0803.62537.01321.61108.22260.0775.8
Auto thefts 10996864343262
per 100,000 305.1270.6280.7183.3238.9169.0107.279.3103.777.3725.455.4
Arson 111001000000
per 100,000 30.530.131.20.00.028.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 283.6268.8319.1304.0113.8266.2151.7271.5134.3113.2232.9171.6

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Crime rate in Colonial Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+2.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Colonial Beach-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Colonial Beach town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 11/2/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colonial Beach-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from Colonial Beach center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from Colonial Beach center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Westmoreland County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Joe Posey - College basketball player (James Madison Dukes).

Political contributions by individuals in Colonial Beach, VA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colonial Beach:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 22 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,595)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 28 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 3,922)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 43 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 17,350)
  • George Mason University (about 45 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 17,998)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 45 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 4,405)
  • Germanna Community College (about 45 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 2,296)
  • George Washington University (about 45 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 16,261)

Public high school in Colonial Beach:

Private high school in Colonial Beach:

  • MONROE BAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: 903 HOLLY VISTA DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Colonial Beach:

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Notable locations in Colonial Beach: Town of Colonial Beach Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Colonial Beach Rescue Squad Station 1 (B), Colonial Beach Fire Meeting House (C), Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department Engine Company 1 (D), Colonial Beach Police Department (E), Colonial Beach Historical Society's Museum at Colonial Beach (F), Mary Washington Health Center (G), Central Rappahannock Regional Library Abraham and William Cooper Memorial Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Colonial Beach Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Colonial Beach include: Colonial Beach United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Colonial Beach (B), Saint Elizabeths Catholic Church (C), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (D), West Moreland Independent Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Colonial Beach: Castlewood Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Colonial Beach Historical Society & Museum (128 Hawthorne St).

Hotels: Days Inn Colonial Beach (30 Colonial Avenue), Doc's Motor Court (11 Irving Avenue), Days Inn (30 Colonial Avenue), Day Jerry (100 Washington Av), Family Inn (800 Colonial Ave).

 
Westmoreland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Colonial Beach and their reported violations in the past:

COLONIAL BEACH, TOWN OF (Population served: 3301, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-1999), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
OUTDOOR WORLD HARBOR VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LEEDSTOWN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colonial Beach that have no violations reported:

  • OAK GROVE CAMPSITES (Address: P. O. BOX 1116, Population served: 126, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.8%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.1% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.2%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Colonial Beach, VA

55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Colonial Beach compared to Virginia state average:

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  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Colonial Beach (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Colonial Beach Branch at 416 Colonial Avenue, branch established on 1904/05/25. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Union First Market Bank: Colonial Beach Branch at State Route 205, branch established on 1973/10/15. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • Bank of Lancaster: Colonial Beach Branch at 680 Mckinney Boulevard, branch established on 2009/03/11. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $314.3 mil, Deposits: $265.6 mil, headquarters in Kilmarnock, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Bay Banks Of Virginia, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Colonial Beach travel time to work - commute


Colonial Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Colonial Beach (based on Westmoreland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.96%
Here35.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents38.1%31.0%15.2%14.4%1.2%
Congregations26.1%43.5%17.4%8.7%4.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Westmoreland County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Westmoreland County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

10.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Westmoreland County:

12.3%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Westmoreland County:

30.3%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
Virginia:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$26,556$79,6680$0
Other Government Administration 16$39,834$29,8760$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$39,458$43,0454$2,469
Police - Other 5$13,624$32,6983$2,015
Streets and Highways 7$13,836$23,7193$689
Solid Waste Management 3$9,824$39,2960$0
Sewerage 0$0 10$6,852
Water Supply 4$16,343$49,0290$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 70$219,073$37,5550$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 13$22,872$21,11329$24,251
Totals for Government 133$401,420$36,21849$36,276

Colonial Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,398,000 ($1238.87)
    Sewerage: $726,000 ($204.51)
    Water Utilities: $694,000 ($195.49)
    Police Protection: $553,000 ($155.77)
    Financial Administration: $503,000 ($141.69)
    General - Other: $310,000 ($87.32)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($31.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $84,000 ($23.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $74,000 ($20.85)
    Fire Protection: $72,000 ($20.28)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,144,000 ($1167.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $305,000 ($85.92)

Colonial Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $942,000 ($265.35)
    All Other: $250,000 ($70.42)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $38,000 ($10.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000 ($9.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $550,000 ($154.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($7.61)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($3.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $779,000 ($219.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $2,500,000 ($704.23)
    General Support: $175,000 ($49.30)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.56)
  • Tax - Property: $2,081,000 ($586.20)
    Total General Sales: $345,000 ($97.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $161,000 ($45.35)
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000 ($15.77)
    NEC: $32,000 ($9.01)
    Public Utilities: $26,000 ($7.32)

Colonial Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,082,000 ($1431.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,704,000 ($1325.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $378,000 ($106.48)

Colonial Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $275,000 ($77.46)

8.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King George County, VA  0.95% ($41,317 average AGI)
from Stafford County, VA  0.66% ($38,333)
from Spotsylvania County, VA  0.63% ($48,600)


8.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,121 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King George County, VA  0.97% ($39,262 average AGI)
to Richmond County, VA  0.65% ($29,268)
to Spotsylvania County, VA  0.54% ($32,324)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colonial Beach:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colonial Beach:

  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLS-FM (93.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJYJ (90.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WRAR-FM (105.5 FM; TAPPAHANNOCK, VA; Owner: RAPPAHANNOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WNNT-FM (100.9 FM; WARSAW, VA; Owner: NORTHERN NECK & TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Colonial Beach:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W73AS (Channel 73; OAK GROVE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Colonial Beach, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 184
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 274
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 65
  • Fatalities: 201
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 427
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 28

Colonial Beach fatal accident list:

Jun 20, 1991 08:10 PM, Rt1108, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 4, 1989 00:10 AM, Rt605, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Dec 18, 1980 06:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Colonial Beach)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Int St Rts 205 & 205y .4 Mi Nw On 205 (Lat: 38.250417 Lon: -76.963306), Call Sign: KNBC843
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/11/1996, Expiration Date: 04/25/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2001
    Registrant: Darl Concrete & Construction, Colonial Beach, VA 22443, Phone: (804) 224-7500
  • Lat: 38.254417 Lon: -76.963972, Call Sign: WPUB820
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.087 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2002, Expiration Date: 01/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012, Certifier: Rick Riccardi
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. Seventeenth Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (202) 828-5700, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Dennison St & Douglas Ave (Lat: 38.251806 Lon: -76.966083), Type: Building, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WHD555, Licensee ID: L00013392
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/1996, Expiration Date: 02/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2002
    Registrant: Potomac River Fisheries Commission, 222 Taylor St, Colonial Beach, VA 22443

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colonial Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54823 , Serial Number: 2411, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Corporation): Little Reno Inc, , Colonial Beach, VA 22443
  • Aircraft: BOWEN RICKY ARION LIGHTNING (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 727RB , Serial Number: 015, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 02/05/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Ricky J Bowen, 176 Holly Vista Dr, Colonial Beach, VA 22443


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 145
  • Hazardous Condition: 52
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Colonial Beach


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colonial Beach, VA

Most common first names in Colonial Beach, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10073.5 years
James8971.7 years
John7074.9 years
Robert6972.4 years
Mary5777.4 years
George5472.4 years
Charles4576.2 years
Margaret3677.0 years
Joseph3374.7 years
Helen3380.7 years
Most common last names in Colonial Beach, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3475.6 years
Johnson3278.0 years
Jenkins2475.2 years
Davis2375.6 years
Brown2174.9 years
Hall1877.5 years
Jones1874.8 years
Lee1777.3 years
Miller1672.7 years
Richards1671.4 years
Businesses in Colonial Beach, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets5UPS1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Colonial Beach, VA

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  • Alan Warren (1)

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