Welcome to Accomack County! We’re glad you are here. Whether you have moved here to work, play, or retire, we think our County has a lot to offer. Pristine beaches, abundant wildlife, and just a slightly slower pace of life all await you. So please go out and experience the many reasons why we call Accomack County home.
To help you with your transition to the area, we have put together a list of important services and information that will help you get settled.
Home and commercial service is supplied by A & N Electric Cooperative (757) 787-9750 or www.anec.com.
Home Telephone/Internet Installation Companies
|Verizon||1-866-656-4454 or http://fios.verizon.com|
|Neubeam||757-745-1440 or http://www.neubeam.com|
|Eastern Shore Communications||757-695-2080 or http://www.esvc.us|
|Chesapeake Bay Communications||757-331-8700 or http://www.baycrk.com|
Accomack County has one local cable company, Charter Communications, you can reach them at (877) 728-3121 or www.charter.com. Satellite TV is also available from a number of different providers, such as DIRECTV and Dish Network.
Over-the-Air Television/Translator Television
The County provides over-the-air television via translator television (TTV) services. Additional information about TTV can be viewed here.
All dogs four months or older are required to be licensed. Licenses can be purchased from the Accomack County Treasurer’s Office (757) 787-5738 or (757) 824-6451. Licenses can be obtained by through the mail by mailing a completed dog license application to the Treasurer’s office along with payment and your dog’s rabies vaccination certification.
Register Your Vehicle
If you need assistance with the transferring of your vehicle license or your personal license contact the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at www.dmvnow.com or (866) 368-5463. The local office is located at 20 North Street in Onancock.
Property Taxes: Real estate taxes and personal property taxes are due and payable in two installments on June 5 and December 5 of each year. Taxes on vehicles, trailers and motorcycles are prorated based on the number of months owned. Contact the Accomack County Treasurer’s Office for more information at (757) 787-5738, (757) 824-6451 or www.accomacktax.com.
Boats and personal watercraft are subject to personal property taxes in Accomack County. Register your boats by contacting the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries at www.dgif.virginia.gov.
Income Taxes: The County does not have a local income tax.
Register To Vote
To register to vote, visit the Accomack County Registrar’s Office at 23312 Courthouse Avenue in Accomac. You can contact them at (757) 787-2935 or (757) 824-0525. You may also register at the DMV Office in Onancock or by mail by completing a Virginia Voter Registration Application and returning it to the Registrar Office.
Change of Address
Change your mailing address by contacting the United States Postal Service at www.usps.com or visit one of the many local offices in the County.
Trash and Recycling
Accomack County does not provide curb-side pick-up of household waste or recyclables. We do however operate six strategically placed convenience centers throughout the County where you can dispose of your household waste and recyclables. All centers are staffed by attendants who ready to help you if needed. We also operate one landfill and one transfer station where you can dispose of building materials, white goods, etc.
School Administration Offices are located in the County Administration Building at 23296 Courthouse Avenue in Accomac. Contact them at (757) 787-5754 or visit www.accomack.k12.va.us for more info.
Eastern Shore Community College
Located in Melfa, VA the community college will can assist you with your higher education needs. Contact them at (757) 789-1789 or www.es.vccs.edu.
For Emergencies, Call 911
There are over 600 police officers, volunteer fire firefighters and career firefighters ready to assist you in your time of need.