Yorktown Naval Weapons Station - On and Off Base Information

Yorktown Naval Weapons Station Housing Information

Yorktown Naval Weapons Station Housing and Information:

Location: The Weapons Station is located at the northern end of what is known as the Virginia Peninsula, bordered by the York River, Colonial National Historic Park, York County, City of Newport News and James City County. Naval Weapons Station Yorktown is one of the Navy's major East Coast ordnance facilities. 

Cost of Living: Higher than the U.S. National Average

Base Operator: 757-887-4000, or DSN 312-953-4000

Area Population:  1,658,754 in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metro Area

Child Care:  The Child Development Center provides full and part day care for children 6 weeks to 5 years.  The School Age Center provides before and after school care as well as summer, spring and winter camps. For more information contact the Mid-Atlantic Region Child Care Resource & Referral Office at 757-462-2696.

Schools: The following school districts service NWS Yorktown.  A number of private schools are also available.

Fleet and Family Support Center: FFSC 757-887-4606, DSN 312-953-4606

Housing: NWS Yorktown has several housing areas. There are 3 enlisted housing areas with a total of 430 units, 2 junior/senior officer-housing areas with a total of 14 units and 1 flag officer unit. The housing assignment is predicated upon your needs and availability. Wait time can be as little as 0-3 months, or as long as 18-24 months.

Base Location

Yorktown Naval Weapons Station
Yorktown, VA 23691

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