A view along New Kent Highway

Union Army camp at Cumberland Landing, May 1862

New Kent is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of New Kent County, Virginia, United States.[1] The population as of the 2010 Census was 239.[2]

Cumberland Landing, Cumberland Plantation, and the Cumberland Marsh Natural Area Preserve are near New Kent.

Criss Cross and St. Peter's Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and New Kent High School and George W. Watkins High School are National Historic Landmarks.[3]

Notable People[]

Anthony G. Crutchfield Army 3-star general.

See also[]

  • New Kent High School
  • New Kent High School and George W. Watkins High School


  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. 
  2. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Script error: No such module "webarchive". Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

Coordinates: 37°31′04″N 76°58′44″W / 37.51778, -76.97889