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Visitor Information Guide

This visitor information list will hopefully be helpful to you as you enjoy your time in our great riverside resort town.

Police/Fire/Rescue - In an Emergency, dial 911

Colonial Beach has it's own police force and a volunteer fire department and rescue squad. Nearby in the town of Oak Grove there is also a volunteer fire department and rescue squad.

Non-emergency numbers:
804-224-0141 Colonial Beach Police. Anonymous TipLine: 804-224-0377
804-224-7255 Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department
804-224-7750 Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad

Town of Colonial Beach Code of Ordinances

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Medical:
    Medical Center - Colonial Beach Medical in the Beachgate Shopping Center. 804-224-6322 (closed)  Walk-in Clinic/Urgent Care - Gateway Medical Urgent Care 540-625-2527 in King George, near the intersection of Rts. 3 and 205. There is also a Minute Clinic at the CVS
    Chiropractor - Dr. Shawn Pallotti 540-775-2250 by phone or on the web at Located just down Rt. 3 from the medical facility listed above. 
    Dentist - Wendy Moore, DDS 540-775-5774  
    Pharmacy - Rite Aid (Walgreens), Beachgate Shopping Center 804-224-2070 

  • Automotive: 
    Electric Vehicle (CHAdeMO) and Tesla Charging Station at the Boathouse Marina, 829 Robin Grove Lane. 2 Tesla Connectors, up to 16kW.
    Golf Cart Rental - Custom Cartz 804-214-6011 or Beach Service Center, 804-761-1594. 
    Car rental - The closest one is Enterprise in the King George/Dahlgren area in the Food Lion shopping center (Route 301) 15425 Dahlgren Road. 540-663-2244 

  • Car Wash - Suds Car Wash, 405 Colonial Ave. 804-224-2021
    Glass - Eastside Glass, 3939 Longfield ("Dragstrip") Road 804-224-3770
    Locksmith - Reliable Lock, 804-224-0441
    Parts - NAPA, Colonial Ave., 804-224-0080
    Repair/Tow truck - Carter Automotive, across from NAPA on Colonial Ave. 804-224-8781
    Taxi - Anderson Cab 804-822-2052. Lyft and Uber serve the area, too.

    - operates during the Spring and Summer, typically from 11 - 7. No charge to ride. 

  • Pets:
    Veterinarian - Warsaw Animal Clinic 804-333-3433. Well worth the hour's drive. A great vet, and they have an after-hours emergency vet on call. Mobile Vet Van parks at Oak Grove Plaza on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 - 6 and on Friday mornings. House calls available. 804-493-0838.
    Pet-friendly accommodations

  • Personal:
    Cell Phone Repair - 804-410-1125
    - Colonial Beach Delivery Service
    Laundromat - Divine Gift next to Hall's Supermarket. 804-224-9310
    Dry Cleaning -
    Health Club/Gym - River Gym 116 Washington Ave., Colonial Beach.
    King George Family YMCA 540-775-9622. About a 20 minute drive. Take Route 205, follow until you cross Route 301, take a left onto Route 3 and you'll see the YMCA on your left.
    Souvenirs - buy online. More at Beach Shop on the Boardwalk or Colonial Beach Discount next to McDonald's. 
    Wireless internet access - available at many locations around town. Some charge for wi-fi service, some don't.
    Weather Alerts - sign up for KG Alert which is the resident and visitor information notification system for neighboring King George County. They usually they get the inclement weather just before it arrives here in Colonial Beach, so this is a great way to stay informed of important weather updates. You can have it sent to an e-mail address or via a text message to your cellphone, or both. Extended Weather Forecast
  • Colonial Beach Beachgate Shopping Center
  • Financial:
    Coinstar machine is located in the Food Lion at Beachgate Shopping Center.
    Check Cashing -
    Western Union - Rite Aid or Food Lion, Beachgate Shopping Center.
    Banks: There are a few bank branches in town. Union Bank & Trust, BB&T, VCB.  
    ATM's can be found at the Food Lion (NSWC Federal Credit Union ATM) and VCB in the Beachgate Shopping Center, Union First Market Bank (by the McDonald's), the 7-11 on Colonial Ave., BB&T (across from 7-11), Riverboat on the Potomac and High Tides Restaurants.

  • Mailing/Shipping/Packaging:
    Colonial Beach Post Office - 804-214-9636 Across from the high school on Dwight Ave. There's a Trolley stop here. Hours are typically 9am - 5pm, and Saturday mornings. Closed on holidays and often during lunch hours.
    FedEx, UPS - There are UPS and FedEx drop boxes in front of Mobile Tax Bookkeeping and Printing on Colonial Ave.

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