View Houses for Sale in Yorktown VA. A charming town along the banks of the York River in Virginia, Yorktown is a historic town known for its charm. Yorktown played a large part in the American Revolutionary War: it was the location in which General Cornwallis of the British army surrendered to George Washington. The town now is popular with those looking to experience some of America's history. With historic buildings, it's certainly a walk into the past. The historic town is surrounded by residential areas as well as a the Historic Yorktown Riverwalk Landing and a number of boutique shops, restaurants and other amenities. York County as a whole has a population over 65,000, but it doesn't feel over crowded. Yorktown is also the eastern terminus of the TransAmerica Trail, a bicycle route beginning in Oregon that crosses the U.S. Yorktown residents are treated to a high quality of life and varied real estate options, with properties available for all budgets. If you'd like to know more about Yorktown, contact BHHS Towne Realty for more information and a list of all active houses for sale in Yorktown, Virginia.