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The Middle Peninsula is, as its name implies, the middle of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. This peninsula is bounded by the Rappahannock River on the north and the York River on the south. It encompasses six Virginia counties: Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, and Middlesex.

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Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (262 words)
A peninsula (from Latin "paene insula", almost island) is a geographical formation consisting of an extension of land from a larger body, surrounded by water on three sides.
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Middle Peninsula, Virginia, on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay
Middle Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (130 words)
The Middle Peninsula is, as its name implies, the middle of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia.
This peninsula is bounded by the Rappahannock River on the north and the York River on the south.
Gloucester County is connected to the Virginia Peninsula by the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge over the York River.
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