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Where is Essex County, Virginia?

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Essex County is a county equivalent area found in Virginia, USA. The county government of Essex is found in the county seat of Tappahannock.

With a total 740.65 sq. km of land and water area, Essex County, Virginia is the 2871st largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 11,103 people, Essex County has a total 5765 households earning 44885 on average per year.

Essex County, Virginia - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 51057
Area Codes 804
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Tappahannock (population: 6,754), Dunnsville (population: 1,809), Caret (population: 751), Center Cross (population: 731), Champlain (population: 466), Hustle (population: 371), Laneview (population: 264), Millers Tavern (population: 147), Loretto (population: 31)
Land Area 4,287 sq miles
Water Area 257 sq miles
Household Income $44,885
Housing Units 5,765
Median Home Value $160,800
High School Grads 77% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 15% of population
Retail Spending $20,827 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $19,386 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.