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Accomac, Virginia
(Accomack County)

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The location of Accomac

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 2017, Accomac has a population of 493 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

The area code for Accomac: (757)

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Accomac had an population of 493 people. This is a decrease of 5.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.87% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Accomac ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Accomac and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Belle Haven   [Map]   505   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bloxom   [Map]   371   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Exmore   [Map]   1,396   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Melfa   [Map]   387   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nassawadox   [Map]   483   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Onancock   [Map]   1,223   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Accomac. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Accomac.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

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:

The official website for State of Virginia:

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.

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<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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Accomac.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Accomac - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Accomac) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Accomac. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Accomac have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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