Essex County Virginia

Welcome to Essex County

Located on Virginia's Middle Peninsula, Essex County is centrally situated just outside the Washington to Norfolk urban crescent.

The county's principal town, Tappahannock, dates back to a 17th century port settlement. The historic cities of Fredericksburg (40 miles north) and Williamsburg (56 miles SE) are within an hour's drive.

Bids & RFPs

Bids and RFPs

For information on how to send in your Bids and Requests for Proposals, please click the link below.

Bids and RFPs

News & Announcements

  • Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget Public Hearing and Documents

    03/27/2015 - The Essex County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing related to the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget and proposed changes to the tax rate on April 14th at 7:00 PM in the meeting room at the School Board Office complex. Click on the title above for more details and to download related documentation. 

  • Survivor Day Program to be hosted by Essex

    03/27/2015 - A Survivor Day Program will be hosted by Essex on Saturday, June 13th, 2015. The program will begin at 9:00 AM and run until noon. Participants will receive a FREE Survival kit bag loaded with valuable tools. Registration is required. For more information click on the title above. 

  • Document Produced During the Board of Supervisors' Retreat

    03/13/2015 - During the recent Board of Supervisors' retreat, a document was developed to determine the goals and focus of the Board and county. A vision and mission statement were developed as well as a county tagline and values important to the Board and Essex County. 

  • FY 2016 Budget Calendar

    03/12/2015 - The calendar for development of the FY 2015-2016 budget. The fiscal year begins July 1, 2015 and ends June 30, 2016.  

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