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

Looking for detailed financial information, important county documents, or reports? Click on the link below!
Essex County Transparency Portal
Clean Essex ProjectBecome a Trash Trooper
Become a Trash Trooper and support the Clean Essex Project!
Sign yourself or a group up to keep Essex County clean of trash. Find out how! Register here!

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

  • New Website Launch June 15, 2022

    06/13/2022 - Essex County is excited to announce that a new website will be launching on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Be aware that you may need to update any saved bookmarks/favorites to County pages. Please send feedback to [email protected] 

  • Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

    06/13/2022 - Tax bills were mailed on Friday, June 10, 2022 and are due July 15, 2022. 

  • Marsh Street Pool Opening Is Delayed

    05/26/2022 - The Marsh Street pool will not open on Memorial Day weekend due to mechanical issues. Opening will delayed until further notice. 

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