Essex County Virginia

Living in Essex

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River at dusk

Living in Essex


Essex County is located in Virginia’s Middle Peninsula and is full of pastoral charm. It is an idyllic location to settle down in a relaxing rural environment, but with easy access to the vibrant cities of Richmond, Williamsburg, and Fredericksburg all of which are located within a scenic one hour drive. Essex County, located adjacent to the Rappahannock River, boasts a plethora of activities centered on the water.