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County History
Essex County was established in 1692 from Rappahannock County.
The county name possibly came from either the shire/county in England or for the Earl of Essex.

INCORPORATED COMMUNITY: Tappahannock (county seat)

UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES:
Brays Fork - Bowler's Wharf - Butylo - Caret - Center Cross - Champlian - Dunbrooke - Dunnsville
Hustle - Laneview - Loretto - Miller's Tavern - Passing - Supply - Wars Warf


Online Data

Births

Cemeteries

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Data

School Records

Website Updates:
Sept 2014
Hart Obit

May 2014
John Kidd Obit

Mar 2014
1883 Pensioners

Jan 2013
Rowzie/Eubank Marriage
Quisenberry/Southall Maariage
Haskins/Medley Marriage
Foster/Pitts Marriage
Brown/Ellsi Marriage

Nov 2012
1890 Veterans Census - Enterprise
1890 Veterans Census - Rapps
1890 Veterans Census - Occupacia
1890 Veterans Census - Tapahannock
1890 Veterans Census - Centre Cross
Thomas Croxton Biography

May 2012
Jas. R. Broocke Obituary
Mrs. Oliver Obituary
Mrs. William H. Street Obituary

Apr 2012
W. Palmer Clarkson Biography


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Richmond County - northeast
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Middlesex County - southeast
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King and Queen County - south
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Caroline County - west
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King George County - northwest
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