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. ​

Looking for detailed financial information, important county documents, or reports? Click on the link below!
Essex County Transparency Portal

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

  • Drive-Thru Rabies Clinic

    09/25/2018 - Essex County Annual Drive-Thru Rabies Clinic 

  • EDA Meeting Relocated

    09/18/2018 - The October 4th EDA Meeting has been relocated to the Sanctuary and will now begin at 9:30 AM 

  • Cancellation of School Board Liaison Meeting

    09/07/2018 - The School Board Liaison Meeting scheduled for today at 11:00am has been cancelled due to improper notification. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

  • EDA Meeting Rescheduled

    09/04/2018 - EDA Meeting Rescheduled to 09/06 from 09/13 

  • Revised Special Called Meeting

    09/04/2018 - The Board of Supervisor's Retreat has been changed to Monday, September 10, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This meeting will be held at the Essex County Office Complex on the 2nd floor Conference Room, 202 South Church Lane, Tappahannock, Virginia 22560 

View all news