Essex County VA

Essex County VA Homes for SaleEssex County VA lies just outside the Norfolk to Washington urban crescent, centrally located on Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. An area rich in history, the area offers visitors and local residents alike a rich cultural experience deeply rooted in colonial Virginia. The historic cities of Fredericksburg is located just 40 miles to the south and Williamsburg just 55 miles to the southeast. Because of the proximity to the Rappahannock River, Essex County VA also has a number of activities focused around the water.

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The only incorporated town Essex, Tappahannock is located on the shores of the beautiful Rappahannock River. In less than three square miles Tappahannock boasts many positive features including a historic downtown, waterfront, residential subdivisions, a business corridor development, and extensive wetland areas.

Essex County VA Real Estate

Essex County VA Area School Information

Searching within a 10 Mile Radius of 22560.

School NameCityGrade RangeRating
Essex High School
Essex Intermediate School
Tappahannock Junior Academy
St Margarets School
Tappahannock Elementary School
Chesapeake Bay Gov. School
Aylett Country Day School
Millers TavernPK-8
Lawson-Marriott Elementary School
Saint Stephens ChurchPK-76