Gloucester Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gloucester County, Virginia, United States. The population was 9,402 at the 2010 census. It is home to the College of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science, a graduate school for the study of oceanography.
Gloucester Point is located in southern Gloucester County at (37.269907, −76.498604), on the north side of the York River in southeastern Virginia. To the south across the river on U.S. Route 17 and the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge is Yorktown, site of the conclusion of the American Revolutionary War. From Gloucester Point, US 17 leads south through Yorktown to the center of Newport News and north to Gloucester Courthouse, the Gloucester County seat.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Gloucester Point CDP has a total area of , of which are land and , or 42.58%, are water, consisting of the tidal York River and its inlets, including Sarah