Essex County, Virginia Basics:

Essex County Virginia - Government Site

Population: 11,198
Area: 257 square miles
County seat: Tappahannock
Area code(s) in use: 804
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 78.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
Median household income: $42,446
Persons in poverty: 12.7%
Home ownership rate: 76.1%
Mean travel time to work: 32.0 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Caroline  King and Queen  King George  Middlesex  Richmond  Westmoreland  

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Map of the Essex County area

Our detail map of Essex County shows the Essex County, Virginia boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Essex County, Virginia

  Airports     show all on map

Tappahannock Municipal Airport, Tappahannock-Essex County Airport

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Magoright Bar

  Bays     show all on map

Brecknock Bay, Green Bay

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Wildwood Beach

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Bestland Bridge, Byrds Bridge, Covington Bridge, Jones Bridge

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Brockenbrough House, Carrington Place of Tappahannock, Essex County Sheriff's Office, Essex House Assisted Living Facility, Essex Public Library, Miller Greenhouses, Tappahannock - Essex Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Tappahannock - Essex Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Tappahannock - Essex Volunteer Fire Department Station 3, Tappahannock Police Department, Tappahannock Police Department, Tappahannock Volunteer Rescue Squad, Tappahannock Volunteer Rescue Squad

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Blandfield Point, Bottoms Neck, Browns Point, Cedar Point, Coopers Point, Horse Head Point, Island Point, Jones Point, Jones Point, Ketch Point, Lawson Neck, Lowery Point, Mallorys Point, Marsh Point, Thomas Neck

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Hermon Cemetery, Kay Cemetery, Rappahannock Cemetery, Upper Essex Cemetery, Vauters Churchyard

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Layton Reach

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Angel Visit Church, Antioch Church, Bethlehem Church, Beulah Church, Center Cross Church of God, Ebenezer Church, Enon Church, Ephesus Church, Faith Baptist Church, First Union Church, Good Hope Church, Grace Episcopal Church, Grace Mission Church, Hermon Church, Howerton Church, Lebanon Church, Macedonia Church, Mount Olive Church, Mount Salem Church, Mount Zion Church, Mount Zion Church, New Hope Church, Oak Grove Church, Rappahannock Christian Center, Rappahannock Church, Rock of Ages Church, Saint Andrews Church (historical), Saint Johns Church, Saint Lukes Church (historical), Saint Mathews Church (historical), Saint Pauls Church, Tappahannock Seventh Day Adventist Church, Trinity Church, Trinity Church, Union Hope Baptist Church, Upper Essex Church, Vauters Church, Zion Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Butylo Bluff

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Bowlers Ferry (historical), Wares Ferry (historical)

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Baylors Dam, Cedar Creek Dam, Cedar Creek Lower Dam, Cheatswood Mill Dam, Cortney Dam, Dillard Dam, Essex Mill Dam, Hundley Dam, Hundley Dam, Hunters Mill Dam, Millers Dam, Rose Hill Dam, Scotts Mill Dam, Spindles Mill Dam, Taliaferro Mill Dam, Ware Dam, Wrights Millpond Dam

  Guts     show all on map

Black Duck Creek

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Garrett's Marina

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Riverside Tappahannock Hospital

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Coleman Island, Paynes Island

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Hunters Millpond, Jones Millpond

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Baird Landing, Baker Landing, Bakers Landing, Bowlers Rock Lighthouse, Bowlers Wharf, Croxton Mill (historical), Daingerfield Landing, Essex Mill (historical), Garretts Landing, Gram Landing, Gram Landing, Hickory Landing, Hickory Landing, Hobbs Hole Golf Course, Hutchinson Mill (historical), Latane Mill (historical), Layton Landing, Lindsay Hall Farm, Malvale Farm, Mark Haven Beach, Marry Gold Plantation, Mose Landing, Mose Landing, Mount Pleasant Landing, Persimmon Tree Landing, Persimmon Tree Landing, Salt Bank Landing, Salt Bank Landing, Saunders Wharf, Scott Mill (historical), Smith and Rices Mill (historical), Stiffs Mill (historical), Supply, Trysting Place (historical), Wares Mill (historical), Waterview Plantation (historical), Woodside Country Club

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Tappahannock Historic District

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Aureuapeugh (historical), Battery, Beazley, Bestland, Bethlehem Fork, Brays, Brays Fork, Butylo, Caret, Center Cross, Champlain, Chance, Desha, Dunbrooke, Dunnsville, Eubank, Fairview, Farmers Fork, Henley Fork, Howertons, Hustle, Iraville, Island Farm, Jacks Fork, Jacks Fork, Jenkins Landing, Kino, Laneview, Layton, Lloyds, Longist Forks, Loretto, Lowerys Landing, Lowerys Point Landing, Meade, Millers Tavern, Montague, Mount Landing, Mount Pleasant, Nantaughtacund (historical), Nimcock (historical), Oakley, Oakwood Mobile Home Park, Occupacia, Ozeana, Pauls Crossroads, Pigeon Hill, Rappahannock (historical), Red Hill, Rexburg, Richmond Beach, Riverside Estates Mobile Home Park, Tappahannock, Taylors, Upper Mount Landing, Upright, Wares Wharf, Wildwood Beach

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Caret Post Office, Chance Post Office (historical), Dunnsville Post Office, Hustle Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Baylors Pond, Baylors Pond, Cedar Creek Pond, Cheatwood Millpond, Essex Millpond, Essex Millpond, Hundley Pond, Hunters Millpond, Millers Pond, Rose Hill Pond, Scotts Millpond, Spindle Pond, Spindles Millpond, Taliaferro Millpond, Taliaferro Pond, Wrights Millpond

  Schools     show all on map

Aylett Country Day School, Battery School (historical), Beulah School (historical), Center Cross School (historical), Essex Academy (historical), Essex High School, Essex Intermediate School, Hickory Road School (historical), John Moncure School, Rappahannock District School, Rappahannock Independent Academy (historical), Saint Margarets School, Tappahannock Elementary School, Tappahannock Junior Academy

  Streams     show all on map

Baylors Creek, Bellview Creek, Beverly Marsh Creek, Black Water Swamp, Brick Hill Creek, Bridge Creek, Broad Creek, Bull Neck Creek, Cedar Creek, Cockerel Creek, Colemans Creek, Cone Creek, Croxton Stream, Dragon Run, Elmwood Creek, Farmers Hall Creek, Handpole Creek, Harry Lane Swamp, Hoskins Creek, Laundrums Creek, Laytons Branch, Lewis Creek, Lewis Creek, Mariners Branch, Merryvayle Creek, Mill Branch, Mill Creek, Mill Swamp, Mount Landing Creek, Muddy Gut, Mussel Swamp, North Branch Beaverdam Swamp, Occupacia Creek, Piscataway Creek, Poplar Swamp, Quioccasin Creek, Rouzie Swamp, Sluice Creek, Stillwater Creek, Sturgeon Swamp, Taylors Creek, Ticknors Creek, Tuscarora Creek, White Marsh, Youngs Swamp

  Swamps     show all on map

Beverly Marsh, Church Swamp, Criddlin Swamp, Hutchinson Swamp, Margaret Lee Swamp, Otterburn Marsh,

Essex County, Virginia Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteEssex County White population 6,4396,438  
BlackEssex County Black population 4,3004,300
MixedEssex County Mixed population 246246
AsianEssex County Asian population 101100
American IndianEssex County American Indian population 9089
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderEssex County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 2222

Additional population tables :
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