Deltaville

Boats, baseball and stingrays – you can find all this and more in Deltaville, an unincorporated town located on the tip of Middlesex County. Known as the boat building capital of the Chesapeake Bay, Deltaville is bordered by the Chesapeake Bay to the east, the Piankatank River to the south and the Rappahannock River to the north.

While the town is known for its history in commercial boat building, the abundance of sailing, fishing and other water-related activities make it a popular getaway for tourists during the summer months. The Deltaville Community Association provides support for attractions such as the Independence Day fireworks, ballpark, tennis courts, swimming pool, community building, Christmas tour and many other events. The Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park showcases the town’s boat building history and beautifully manicured gardens.

The Deltaville Deltas, an amateur baseball team, call a well maintained World War II-era ballpark home. Admission to a game is just five dollars for adults and free for children 12 and under. Fans arrive by boat and car to watch the game from the wooden grandstands A hot dog, chips and soda will complete the experience for less than three dollars.

The beach at Stingray Point is a well-known destination where visitors can take in the sights of the marina’s yachts, go fishing or tour the Stingray Point Lighthouse replica. The Point’s namesake dates back to the 1600s when Captain John Smith was stung by a stingray while fishing in the area.    (From the River Country Travel Guide).

Deltaville Official Site