Accomack County, Virginia

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Accomack County
Accomack County Courthouse
Accomack County Courthouse
Map of Virginia highlighting Accomack County
Location within the U.S. state of Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°46′N 75°46′W / 37.76°N 75.76°W / 37.76; -75.76
Country United States
State Virginia
Founded1671
SeatAccomac
Largest townChincoteague
Area
 • Total1,310 sq mi (3,400 km2)
 • Land450 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Water861 sq mi (2,230 km2)  65.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
32,947[1]
 • Density25/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd
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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