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Smithfield is a historic town in Virginia. It is home to a bed and breakfast visited by George Washington.

Get in[edit]

Map of Smithfield (Virginia)

By car[edit]

US-258 passes through Smithfield.

By air[edit]

The closest major airport is Norfolk International Airport.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Isle of Wight County Museum. Local history museum. They have a ham which was made in 1902, which is claimed to be the oldest in the world. Isle of Wight County Museum (Q19876486) on Wikidata Isle of Wight County Museum on Wikipedia




A local specialty is Smithfield ham.



  • Smithfield Inn B&B, +1 757-357-1752. Former tavern (1759) and residence with brick fireplaces and low ceilings. George Washington visited this hotel. $155.
  • Smithfield Station, 415 South Church Street, +1 757 357-7700. Upscale riverside resort with a rustic-chic eatery, free continental breakfast, a pool & a marina.

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Routes through Smithfield
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