Accomack County, Virginia

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Accomack County, Virginia
Accomack County Courthouse (Built 1899), Accomac ( Accomack County, Virginia).jpg
Accomack County Courthouse
Map of Virginia highlighting Accomack County
Location in the U.S. state of Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location in the U.S.
Founded 1671
Seat Accomac
Largest town Chincoteague
Area
 • Total 1,310 sq mi (3,393 km2)
 • Land 450 sq mi (1,165 km2)
 • Water 861 sq mi (2,230 km2), 65.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2016) 32,947[1]
 • Density 25/sq mi (10/km2)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.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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