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

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Bids and RFPs

News & Announcements

  • Grand Season Opening of the Marsh Street Pool!

    05/21/2015 - The Marsh Street Pool will be open from 12:00 Noon to 8:00 PM Saturday May 23, Sunday May 24th, and Monday May 25th 

  • Memorial Day Celebration

    05/19/2015 - There will be a Memorial Day celebration to be held at the War Memorial in Tappahannock on Monday, May 25 at 10 AM. This event is open to all. There will be refreshments following the ceremony at the Women's Club of Essex County. This short patriotic service will pay special honor to those who served in Viet Nam.  

  • Dog Bite Prevention Week

    05/17/2015 - May 17 thru May 23 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week 

  • Survivor Day Program to be hosted by Essex

    05/15/2015 - 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. 

  • Essex County Tire Amnesty Event

    05/07/2015 - Tire collection event being held at the closed Tappahannock Airport on Airport Road on June 6th and 7th 2015 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. 

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