Founded in 1886, Weems is an unincorporated community in Lancaster County in the U. S. state of Virginia. Weems shares the (804)-438 Code With Irvington, Virginia.
Christ Church, physically located in Weems, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961. Corotoman was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
Aside from historical significance as described above, Weems remains a small, relatively underdeveloped community as it is mostly residential, but does operate waterside businesses and is a popular seaman's spot for berthing or entering the Chesapeake Bay. Its majority of residents are middle aged to retirement age (45–80)
- Jett, Carolyn H (2003). 'Lancaster County, Virginia: Where the River Meets the Bay' The Lancaster County History Book Committee.
- Berkeley, E., Jr., & the Dictionary of Virginia Biography. Robert Carter (c. 1664–1732). (2013, August 19). In Encyclopedia Virginia. Retrieved from http://www.EncyclopediaVirginia.org/Carter_Robert_ca_1664-1732.
- Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) article on a finished constructed science vessel (RV Virginia), which Berths in a Commercial Weems Dock, Written By David Malmquist, Published April 30, 2019 https://www.vims.edu/newsandevents/topstories/2019/rvv_christening.php
- The Official Village of Weems Website.