Welcome to Middlesex County, established in 1673, located off the Chesapeake Bay with the beautiful Rappahannock River, pristine Piankatank River (the cleanest river in the state), plus absolutely stunning, wide, deep creeks. Middlesex is a little over 200 square miles with 80 square miles of waterfront and quaint waterfront towns including Urbanna, Deltaville, and Saluda. Only an 1+ hours to Richmond/Newport News/Williamsburg and 2+ hours to Northern Virginia/Charlottesville.
Urbanna is the largest town in Middlesex and home to the Oyster Festival. For over 50 years, the town has hosted the Oyster Festival on the first weekend in November. Local and visitors alike come to the small town to sample the seafood, enjoy music, and see the crafts offered by local vendors. Urbanna is a “golf cart friendly” community with shops, restaurants, community pool and much more.
Deltaville, while not the largest town, is very well known for its deep anchorage, multiple marinas and amazing waterways and views. It was originally known as “Sandy Bottom” but renamed in 1909. In 2012 Deltaville was named ‘the Boating Capital of the Chesapeake Bay.’ Approximately 500-800 people live here full time and thousands in the summer. Full of shops, restaurants, and waterfront fun, Deltaville is truly a charming town.
With many deep ports off the rivers and bays, Middlesex is well known for its local crabs, oysters, fish, and more. Many locals are watermen who know the waterways better than anyone, and they have some great stories to tell. With so much beauty and serenity, Middlesex County is sure to warm your heart.
Looking for great things to do while here? Visit Virginia’s River Realm and learn more on shops, dining and upcoming events.
Bodies of Water: Chesapeake Bay, Fishing Bay, Rappahannock River, Piankatank River, Urbanna Creek, Robinson Creek, Broad Creek, Jackson Creek, Wilton Creek, Moore Creek, Healy Creek, Hunton Creek, Bush Park Creek, Meachim Creek, LaGrange Creek
Sturgeon Creek, Middlesex | Water Access Virginia Stoughton, Agent
Heritage Point Ranch has views & community access to Sturgeon Creek with a 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath Easy Living Home with a carport having storage area & detached 2-car garage that includes a workshop
Rappahannock River, Middlesex | Waterfront Neena Rodgers & McKann Payne, Agents
River Bank Retreat with enormous Rappahannock River views features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, open floor plan & soaring ceilings giving the house a spacious feel.
Middlesex | Inland, Land Shyann Lewis, Agent
Water View Building Lot . . . 2 acres zoned Village Community. Just minutes from public boat ramp and the Rappahannock River, and also convenient to Route 17.
Middlesex | Inland Hunter Law, Agent
Twin Oaks Residence . . . charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath home situated on 1 acre with carport & greenhouse.
Fishing Bay, Middlesex | Waterfront Neena Rodgers & McKann Payne, Agents
Fishing Bay Townhouse is a meticulously maintained townhome with expansive views and an updated interior with 3 bedrooms, 2 Full Baths & Great Community Amenities.
Meachim Creek, Middlesex | Waterfront Shyann Lewis, Agent
Meachim Creek Ranch with an attached 2 car garage, dock with 2 boat lifts, 3 bedrooms & 2 Baths. Conveniently located to local marinas, restaurants & shops & a short ride to the Rappahannock River!
Whiting Creek, Middlesex | Waterfront Andrea Holt, Agent
Orchard Cove Cape Cod is a great waterfront home on Whiting Creek just off the Rappahannock River with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a multi-level waterside deck.
Piankatank River, Middlesex | Waterfront Neena Rodgers & Sandra Lent, Agents
Water's Edge on the Piankatank, wide river views from this almost 4 acre peninsula. Distinctive custom home with fine details & unique entertaining spaces.