Newcomer’s Guide

If you are a new or prospective resident, we hope you’ll soon feel at home in King William County. The listings on this page will provide you with some of the information you will need to get established. If you have any questions, please call our Public Information Department at 804-769-4985.

Electricity

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (serving northern King William) 1-800-552-3904
Virginia Power (serving central and southern King William) 1-888-667-3000

Telephone Service

Verizon Residential: 1-877-773-8399 or on the web at:
http://www.verizoninternet.com/standard-phone-service.html

Water

King William County operates a central water system that serves the Central Garage area, including King William High School, Central Crossing Shopping Center, the Shops at Central Crossing and McCauley Park, Central Crossing and Kennington subdivisions. To establish new service, transfer or disconnect services, contact Beth Dandridge in the Finance Department, 180 Horse Landing Rd, King William, VA 23086. Please click here to be taken to Utilities.

Additionally, several communities in King William are served by private water contractors;

  • Black Creek, Oak Springs, Venter Heights and Woodruff – Aqua Virginia, Inc.   –  Phone: 1-877-987-2782
  • Braxton Landing, Cedar Crest – Sydnor Hydro, Inc.  – Phone:  804-643-2725
  • Marle Hill and Marle Hill section 3 – Virginia American Water –  Phone:  1-800-452-6863


Cable TV

West Point: Cox Communication (804) 843-3112
King William: Comcast* 1-800-934-6489

*Not available in all areas  

Newspapers

Newspaper Distribution Area Published Phone
Times-Dispatch Metro-Richmond Daily (804) 644-4181
Daily Press Hampton Roads Daily 1-800-543-8908
Tidewater Review West Point; New Kent, King William, King & Queen Counties Weekly (804) 843-2282
Country Courier King & Queen County and King William County (not including West Point) Bi-Weekly (804) 769-0259

Solid Waste Disposal

King William County participates in a regional solid waste management plan operated by the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA). Convenience centers are open at the following locations:

“* No materials greater than 4 feet in length will be accepted”, “tire disposal of no more than four at a time per resident in the tire disposal container and that large tires need to be cut in 1/2 and then can be placed in the household waste container, but not larger than a pickup truck load”.

 

Site
Hours

Closed
King William Transfer Station
57 Recycle Road 769-0395
Monday, Wednesday – Sunday
9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tuesday’s
VFW Road Convenience Center
1091 VFW Road 843-4237
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – Sunday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday

Landfill Convenience Center
24562 King William Road 769-3963

Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Sunday, Wednesday & Thursday 

Epworth Convenience Center
984 Epworth Road 769-4808
Tuesday, Friday – Sunday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 

                                                                         For VPPSA’s Holiday Schedule Click HERE

 

Recycling

Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA) operates the county’s recycling facilities. Recycling facilities are available at each of the county’s Convenience Centers and the Tranfser Station. Paper items that can be recycled include newspapers, corrugated cardboard boxes, brown paper bags, magazines, catalogs, telephone books, junk mail, school and office paper and paper boxes such as cereal and shoe boxes. Other household containers that can be recycled include glass bottles and jars, metal food and beverage cans, aluminum foil, empty and dry metal paint cans, empty metal aerosol cans, soda bottles, milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles and other plastic containers marked with #1 and #2 with the recycle logo on the bottom of the container. The table below shows items that are accepted or not accepted at each of VPPSA’s sites.

Epworth Landfill VFW Road Transfer Station
Residential waste A A A A
Tires N A N A
Oil & antifreeze (non commercial) N N A A
White goods (home appliances) A A A N
Large loads of brush N N N N
Small animal carcasses (double-bagged & inform attendant of contents) A A A A
Household medical waste (in puncture resistant containers) A A A A
Used auto batteries N N A A
Construction waste* N N N A
Agriculture pesticide containers (triple rinced & crushed) N N N A
Corrogated cardboard & agricultural plastics N N N A
Furniture & mattresses* N N N A

A=Accepted N= Not accepted * No materials greater than 4 feet in length will be accepted

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