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Welcome to Accomac ...
The location of Accomac has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Accomac: ACK-ah-MACK<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Accomac has a population of 485 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Accomac.
Accomac is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Accomac lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Accomac: (757)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Accomac had an population of 485 people. This is a decrease of 6.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.33% 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 (which had a count of 547 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Accomac.
Adding Accomac to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Accomac in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Accomac elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Accomac on our Genealogy Page.
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.
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.
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021