Smithfield, Virginia - So Much More Than Ham
The town of Smithfield, VA’s tagline is “Hams, History, Hospitality and HeART...we've got something for everyone!” and truly, there really is so much this small town has to offer.
When driving through historic Main Street in downtown Smithfield, it doesn’t take long to know that this small town truly is a hidden gem in Virginia. Beautiful historic architecture, small town quaintness, and smiling neighbors, all lead you to the waterfront - where Smithfield Station truly provides the best location to experience this small historic and charming town.
Smithfield, Virginia was recognized in the following areas:
- Best Town for Foodies - 1st
- Best Town for History Buffs - 2nd
- Best Town for Families - 3rd
- Best Town to Bring Out-of-Town Guests - 4th
- Best Dog-Friendly Town - 5th
- Best Annual Waterfront Event - 3rd, Pagan River Raft Race, Olden Days
- Best Ice Cream Parlor - 3rd
The town of Smithfield Virginia won three 2012 America In Bloom National Awards, making it only the second city or town in Virginia to win!!
Smithfield placed First in the Population Category, and was also awarded for Best Historic Walking Tour and for Preservation!
America in Bloom judges review and evaluate each community in six categories:
- Floral Displays
- Landscaped Areas
- Urban Forestry
- Environmental Efforts
- Heritage Preservation
- Overall Impression
We can't communicate enough how proud we are of our town!
2012 "America's Prettiest" Small Town
Smithfield was awarded the 2012 "America's Prettiest Painted Places" by the Paint institute, as the prettiest "small town" in the Southeast Region!
Videos Featuring The Town Of Smithfield
Recent videos that have featured the town of Smithfield:
- "All About Smithfield and Isle of Wight", August 2011 feature on ABC WVEC
- "Welcome to Smithfield Virginia", video produced by Smithfield Virginia CVB
10 "Do Not Miss" Things To Do In Smithfield, VA
These "Can't Miss Things To Do" were drafted by the Smithfield & Isle of Wright CVB:
For the Smithfield & Isle of Wright Convention & Visitors Bureau Itineraries, click below: