View Homes for Sale in Yorktown VA. Located in Virginia's York County, Yorktown is a census-designated place known for its history and charm. The town itself has a population less than 200, but York County as a whole has a population over 65,000. Yorktown itself is a historic site, specifically known as the site where General Cornwallis of the British army surrendered to George Washington during the American Revolutionary War. Today, there are two distinct areas of Yorktown: the historic town and the neighboring residential areas and the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station. Yorktown itself offers boutique shops, dining options, the Historic Yorktown Riverwalk Landing, and the beaches of the York river, which provide areas for outdoor recreation and relaxation. The homes for sale in Yorktown vary from large estates with acreage to more modest single-family homes and townhouses. Yorktown is a beautiful area of Virginia known for its lush greenery and all that it affords to residents (lime crime rates, good schools, lots of amenities, and overall a high quality of life). If you'd like to know more, contact BHHS Towne Realty for more information about living in Yorktown and a list of all active homes for sale in Yorktown, Virginia.