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Welcome to the Town of Smithfield!

If you are a new resident, you may have some questions about the County and the many services available to you. The Newcomer's Guide is designed to help ease your transition into your new home and life here in Isle of Wight County. If you would like additional information about visiting or relocating to Isle of Wight, please stop by the Isle of Wight Visitors Center at 319 Main Street or give them a call at 757-357-5182 or toll-free at 800-365-9339.



Many forms, applications and other documents are made available on this site in printable-downloadable format (PDF). Adobe Acrobat files (PDF) can be read using Acrobat Reader which is available for free at This format allows documents to be printed so that they look as they were intended to look. These documents can also be saved to your hard drive for later access. Once you view the file, choose "Save As" in your browser and choose the desired location for the file. Please note: the following documents and publications are subject to change.

Forms & Applications Manuals & Publications Newsletters Ordinances RFP / ITB 

Annual Statistical Reports Annual Water Reports Financial Reports



Ham in the City by Mike OShellWe have several helpful and informative links to help you find whatever you may be looking for!

Local Links Regional Links State Links Law Enforcement Links 

Historic Preservation Links Miscellaneous Links



Newcomer's Guide

Download the Isle of Wight County Newcomer's Guide, filled with information pertaining to education, taxes and licenses, courts, support services, utilities, and more! (click the image below)

Newcomer's Guide

Online Payments

Residents now have the ability to make payments online for Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes! Please note that online payments for business licenses, vehicle tags, parking tickets, and other such fees are not available at this time.

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Parks & Recreation

Hiding in the Park - Windsor Castle ParkThe Town of Smithfield has beauty all around whether you are strolling downtown or enjoying one of our parks. Windsor Castle Park has so much to offer from walking trails to kayak rentals, there is even a place for your dog to enjoy. If fishing is your interest, we have great fishing piers at Windsor Castle Park and Clontz Park. Looking for a place to hold a Special Event? We have outdoor venues and a beautiful indoor venue which will make your event picture perfect. History is all around in our beautiful community from our museum with the world’s oldest ham to historic walking tours of Main and Church Street.

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