Essex County , Virginia

Essex County: County in Virginia, United States

About

Essex County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,151 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,943 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tappahannock. The county was created 329 years ago in 1691.

Essex County Quick Facts

Population : 10,943 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Essex County, Essex County, Essex County, Essex County
Twitter username : essexcountygov
Area : 740 km2
Water as percent of area : 10.1%
Land as percent of area : 89.9%
Named for : Essex
Capital : Tappahannock
Establishment : January 01, 1692
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:10:07 (8th December 2021)
Density : 15 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.9% (2010-2020)
Essex County locator map
Location of Essex County on Virginia map.
Essex County VA courthouse2 image
Essex County VA courthouse2
Essex County VA courthouse2 image

Geography

Essex County is located at 37°56'21"N 76°56'27"W (37.9390600, -76.9409000). It has 6 neighbors: Caroline County, King George County, King and Queen County, Middlesex County, Richmond County and Westmoreland County.

Essex County map

Essex County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Essex County.

City Name Population Title
Tappahannock 2,400 Town of the United States

Essex County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Essex County decreased by 1.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,151 - census
2011 11,169 0.16% estimation process
2012 11,135 -0.31% estimation process
2013 11,161 0.23% estimation process
2014 11,071 -0.81% estimation process
2015 11,096 0.23% estimation process
2016 11,077 -0.17% estimation process
2017 10,969 -0.98% estimation process
2018 10,896 -0.67% estimation process
2019 10,953 0.52% estimation process
2020 10,943 -0.09% estimation process

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Local Places in Essex County

People born in Essex County (16)

People born in Essex County, including Confederate Army general Richard B. Garnett, politician George William Smith, politician Dennis Smelt, you can see a list of people who born in Essex County.

Other places with the same name (5)

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