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Welcome to Onancock ...

Onancock is located in Accomack County.

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

The pronunciation of Onancock: oh-NANN-kock<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Onancock has a population of 1,215 people<3> (see below for details).

Onancock is near sea level<4>.

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

The area code for Onancock: (757)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Onancock had an population of 1,215 people. This is a decrease of 3.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Onancock had a population of 1,263 people. This makes Onancock the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Onancock represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,263 people, the population of Onancock decreased 17.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,525 people).

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

Communities near Onancock ...

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

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    • Crisfield [Somerset County]

      • Crisfield [Somerset County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Onancock
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    • Exmore [Northampton County]

      • Exmore [Northampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Onancock
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    • Parksley [Accomack County]

      • Parksley [Accomack County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Onancock
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    • Tangier [Accomack County]

      • Tangier [Accomack County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Onancock
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    • Belle Haven [Accomack County]

      • Belle Haven [Accomack County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Onancock
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    • Accomac [Accomack County]

      • Accomac [Accomack County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Onancock
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    • Nassawadox [Northampton County]

      • Nassawadox [Northampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Onancock
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    • Melfa [Accomack County]

      • Melfa [Accomack County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Onancock
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    • Bloxom [Accomack County]

      • Bloxom [Accomack County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Onancock
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    • Saxis [Accomack County]

      • Saxis [Accomack County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Onancock
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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 Onancock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Onancock.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Onancock. 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 Onancock.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Onancock. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Onancock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onancock ...

Looking for more information about Onancock? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Onancock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Onancock.

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 Onancock. 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 Onancock. 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 Onancock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Onancock - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Onancock) 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 Onancock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Onancock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onancock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7101, Longitude: -75.7434       In this case, the coordinates for Onancock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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