Widewater is an unincorporated community in , in the U.S. state of . Located on the banks of the , it was the site of the flight experiments by Samuel Langley during the late 19th and early 20th century.

Notable Places in the Area

was a Level I facility military prison operated at in from 1972 until December 31, 2011. is situated 2 miles north of Widewater.

Localities in the Area

is an unincorporated community in , in the U.S. state of . is situated 2 miles southwest of Widewater.

is an unincorporated community in , , United States. is situated 3½ miles northwest of Widewater.

is in , . It might be incorrect to call it a major tourist destination. Photo: Quercus montana, CC BY-SA 4.0.


38.4648° or 38° 27' 53.4" north
-77.3253° or 77° 19' 30.9" west
7 feet (2 metres)
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node 158642081
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  • English: Widewater, Virginia
  • French: Widewater

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