Accomack County, Virginia

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Accomack County, Virginia
Accomack County Courthouse (Built 1899), Accomac ( Accomack County, Virginia).jpg
Accomack County Courthouse
Location within Virginia
Location within Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location within the U.S.
Founded1671
SeatAccomac
Largest townChincoteague
Area
 • Total1,310 sq mi (3,393 km2)
 • Land450 sq mi (1,165 km2)
 • Water861 sq mi (2,230 km2), 65.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)32,947[1]
 • Density25/sq mi (10/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.co.accomack.va.us

Accomack County, which used to be called Accomac Shire, is a U.S. county in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The 2000 census said that 38,305 lived there. Its county seat is Accomac[2].

Accomack and Northampton Counties comprise the Eastern Shore of Virginia, part of the Delmarva Peninsula.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. August 15, 2017. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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