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

  • Public Library to be Closed October 9-13

    09/21/2017 - The Essex County Public Library will be closed the week of October 9th through October 13th for roof repairs. 

  • Documents Related to the Proposed Marina Purchase

    09/21/2017 - Documents related to the proposed purchase of the June Parker Marina are available. Select the title above for more information. 

  • Public Notice

    09/13/2017 - Special Meeting of the Essex County Board of Supervisors and Essex County Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission 

  • Oct. 3 Triad Meeting: YOU and FALLS

    09/08/2017 - Join the Essex Co.-Tappahannock Triad on Tuesday, Oct. 3, when physical therapist assistant Morgan Chenault will talk about preventing falls and show strengthening exercises to do at home. The meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Historic Beale Baptist Church Sanctuary, corner of Church Lane & Queen St. 

  • Cyber-Security Triad Presentation

    09/06/2017 - At the September 5th Triad Meeting a presentation on Cyber Security was given. The link to the presentation may be found by selecting the title above.  

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