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Welcome to Accomac ...

The coastal town of Accomac is located in Accomack County and is the County Seat for Accomack County.

The location of Accomac has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Accomac: ACK-ah-MACK<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Accomac has a population of 487 people<3> (see below for details).

Accomac is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Accomac lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Accomac is within the (757) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Accomac had an population of 487 people. This is a decrease of 6.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Accomac had a population of 519 people. This makes Accomac the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 519 people, the population of Accomac decreased 5.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 547 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Accomac.

Communities Also Named Accomac ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Accomac: This one is located in Accomack County and the other is located in Northampton County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 2 communities that are also named Accomac - they are located in and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Accomac.

Communities near Accomac ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Accomac.

  • Exmore [Northampton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exmore have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exmore
    • Exmore [Northampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Accomac
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exmore
  • Onancock [Accomack County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onancock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onancock
    • Onancock [Accomack County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Accomac
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onancock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onancock
  • Parksley [Accomack County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parksley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parksley
    • Parksley [Accomack County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Accomac
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parksley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parksley
  • Tangier [Accomack County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tangier have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangier
    • Tangier [Accomack County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Accomac
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tangier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tangier
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belle Haven [Accomack County]
    • Nassawadox [Northampton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nassawadox have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nassawadox
      • Nassawadox [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Accomac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nassawadox
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nassawadox
    • Melfa [Accomack County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melfa have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melfa
      • Melfa [Accomack County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest of Accomac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melfa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melfa
    • Bloxom [Accomack County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloxom have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloxom
      • Bloxom [Accomack County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Accomac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloxom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloxom
    • Saxis [Accomack County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxis have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saxis
      • Saxis [Accomack County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Accomac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxis
    • Wachapreague [Accomack County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wachapreague have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wachapreague
      • Wachapreague [Accomack County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Accomac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wachapreague
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wachapreague

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Accomac. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Accomac.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Accomac. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Accomac.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Accomac. See our Newspapers Page for Accomac.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Accomac ...

Looking for more information about Accomac? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Accomac? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Accomac, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Accomac.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Accomack County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Accomac. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Accomack County: www.co.accomack.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Accomac. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Accomac.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Accomac - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Accomac) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Accomac. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Accomac

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Accomac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7195, Longitude: -75.6675       In this case, the coordinates for Accomac have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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