Yorktown

Yorktown may refer to:

Places in the United States

*Yorktown, Arkansas
*Yorktown, Illinois
*Yorktown, Indiana
*Yorktown, Iowa
*Yorktown, Kentucky
*Yorktown, Maryland
*Yorktown, New Jersey
*Yorktown, New York
**Yorktown Heights, New York, a hamlet in the town of Yorktown
*Yorktown, North Carolina
*Yorktown, Ohio
*Yorktown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a neighborhood
*Yorktown, Texas
*Yorktown, Virginia
**The Siege of Yorktown, the concluding battle of the American Revolutionary War
**Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, an important U.S. Navy facility
**Yorktown Day, an annual festival in Yorktown, Virginia

"See also:":*York (disambiguation):*Yorkville

Vessels

Ships of the United States Navy, commemorating the Siege of Yorktown:

* USS "Yorktown" (1839), a 16-gun ship sloop commissioned in 1840 that sunk in 1850 after hitting a reef in the Cape Verde islands
* USS "Yorktown" (1888), a gunboat, launched in 1888, commissioned in 1889, and decommissioned in 1921
* USS "Yorktown" (CV-5), an aircraft carrier commissioned in 1937, and a major combatant in World War II until she was sunk at the Battle of Midway in 1942
* USS "Yorktown" (CV-10), an aircraft carrier commissioned in 1943, a participant in World War II and the Vietnam War, decommissioned in 1970 and now a museum at Patriot's Point in Charleston Harbor, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
* USS "Yorktown" (CG-48), a guided missile cruiser commissioned in 1984 and decommissioned in 2004

Other uses

* The starship USS "Yorktown" (NCC-1717), a "Constitution" class vessel in the "Star Trek" fictional universe

ee also

* Yorktown High School, several high schools in the United States


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  • Yorktown — Yorktown, IN U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 4785 Housing Units (2000): 1940 Land area (2000): 3.526111 sq. miles (9.132586 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.061384 sq. miles (0.158983 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.587495 sq. miles (9.291569 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yorktown — Pueblo de los Estados Unidos Vista aérea de Yorktown …   Wikipedia Español

  • Yorktown —   [ jɔːktaʊn], Ort in Virginia, USA, am Ästuar des in die Chesapeakebai mündenden York River.   Geschichte:   1631 gegründet, war Yorktown von 1680 bis zur Amerikanischen Revolution ein bedeutender Hafenplatz.   Im amerikanischen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Yorktown, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 82 Housing Units (2000): 41 Land area (2000): 0.275864 sq. miles (0.714485 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.275864 sq. miles (0.714485 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yorktown, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 4785 Housing Units (2000): 1940 Land area (2000): 3.526111 sq. miles (9.132586 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.061384 sq. miles (0.158983 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.587495 sq. miles (9.291569 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yorktown, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 2271 Housing Units (2000): 1048 Land area (2000): 1.722933 sq. miles (4.462375 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.722933 sq. miles (4.462375 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yorktown, VA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Virginia Population (2000): 203 Housing Units (2000): 129 Land area (2000): 0.644751 sq. miles (1.669897 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.644751 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yorktown — (spr. Jorktaun), Hauptort u. Einfuhrhafen der Grafschaft York im Staate Virginia, am York River. Y. wurde 1705 angelegt, war früher eine ziemlich blühende Stadt, hat jetzt aber nur noch ungefähr 40 Häuser. Hier mußte 19. October 1781 Lord… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Yorktown — (spr. jórktaun), Ort im nordamerikan. Staat Virginia, am Yorkfluß, wo Lord Cornwallis sich 19. Okt. 1781 mit seiner ganzen Armee ergab …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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