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. ​

Commercial Properties Available in Essex County, VA

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Essex County Transparency Portal

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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

  • Essex County Health Watersheds: Kick-off Meeting

    05/06/2019 - The Healthy Watersheds Project is a multi-phase project funded through the Virginia Department of Forestry 

  • Drinking Water Clinic

    05/03/2019 - The Virginia Household Water Quality Program aims to improve the water quality and health of Virginians with wells, springs and cisterns. We provide affordable water testing, help interpreting their water test results, and information about addressing problems. 

  • Fair Housing

    04/24/2019 - The Federal Fair Housing Act and Virginia Fair Housing Law prohibit discrimination in residential housing based on sexual orientation, race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, elderliness, disability (physical or mental) or familial status. 

  • 2019 Tappahannock Farmers Market

    04/19/2019 - 2019 Farmers Market 

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