Cape Charles Town Harbor
Cape Charles Town Harbor
Cape Charles Town Harbor
Cape Charles Town Harbor
Cape Charles Town Harbor
Cape Charles Town Harbor

Cape Charles Town Harbor

Cape Charles, Virginia United States
Lat: 37° 15' 50.4''
Lon: -76° 1' 27.84''
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Marinas near Cape Charles Town Harbor

NameReviewsMax LOAVHFDock DepthGas / DieselLift / CraneWifiAmps
Cape Charles Town Harbor
24 reviews

170.0'

6Low 12.0'

G

$3.04

D

$3.00

L

Nearby

C

Nearby
30, 50, 100
Cape Charles Yacht Center
6 reviews
-16-

D

L

Yes
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The Oyster Farm Marina at Kings Creek
4 reviews
-9-

G

Nearby

D

Nearby

L

Nearby
30/50/100
Chesapeake Marine Systems--------

Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.

83℉

Lat37° 15' 50.4''

Lon-76° 1' 27.84''

Tide
Low04:30AM0.087ft
High10:15AM2.185ft
Low04:22PM0.147ft
High10:30PM2.651ft
SW at 11 knots
Navigation

For navigation information, contact Town Harbor Master William "Smitty" Dize 757-331-2357


Introduction

The charming town of Cape Charles lies on Virginia's eastern shore almost at the bottom of Chesapeake Bay. One of the Bay's earliest settled areas, regional focus was on agriculture and fishing until the late 1800's when construction of a barge and steamer link from Cape Charles across the Bay to Norfolk enabled the Pennsylvania Railroad to complete its rail line down the length of the Delmarva Peninsula. The town of Cape Charles was initially constructed to meet the needs of the railroad, its freight and passengers, and its original layout is still visible today.

As a railroad terminus, the town grew quickly into quite a civilized outpost for the 1880's and exceptionally so for the rural Eastern Shore, with paved streets, electricity, telephone and a central water and sewage system. The ferry to Norfolk was transporting on average 300 cars a day at its peak in the early 1900's. The railroad is still in operation today for commercial purposes, though the ferries no longer run.

The Victorian charm of the original town remains, with an ongoing program of restoration and enhancement. There are delightful shopping and dining opportunities, and the Cape Charles Museum http://www.smallmuseum.org/capechas.html provides a must see glimpse into the town's fascinating past. There are two nationally ranked golf courses nearby, and a mile long beach beckons if you're feeling lazy.

A bed and breakfast, boutique hotel and resort cottage rentals offer plenty of opportunity for a stay ashore, and within walking distance, the town's 2 marinas offer slips and services in a protected harbor for virtually any size boat.

The town's fishing tradition lives on; its proximity to the mouth of Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean beyond makes Cape Charles Town Harbor a perfect starting point for some of the greatest fishing in the world. A number of charter boats run daily trips to the best fishing spots.

For more info on the Town of Cape Charles. http://www.capecharlesbythebay.com/

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