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Parksley, Virginia

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The location of Parksley

Welcome to Parksley ...

The town of Parksley is located in Accomack County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Parksley has a population of 814 people<2> (see below for details).

Parksley is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Parksley: (757)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parksley had a population of 842 people. This makes Parksley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Parksley represents 0.01% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 147th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 842 people, the population of Parksley has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 837 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Parksley had an population of 814 people. This is a decrease of 3.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Parksley. 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 Parksley. 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 Parksley.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Parksley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parksley ...

Looking for more information about Parksley? 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 Parksley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Parksley.

Communities near Parksley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chincoteague   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Parksley

Crisfield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Parksley

Located in Somerset County (MD)

Onancock   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Parksley

Tangier   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the West (W) of Parksley

Onley   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Parksley

Belle Haven   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Parksley

Accomac   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the South (S) of Parksley

Melfa   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Parksley

Saxis   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Parksley

Wachapreague   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Parksley

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Accomack County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parksley. 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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Parksley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parksley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Parksley) 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 Parksley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Parksley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parksley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7864, Longitude: -75.6539     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parksley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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