Basic information about the Essex County
The Essex County is located in the state of Virginia. This county occupies 287 square miles, with 29 square miles being water areas. There are 11.151 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Essex County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (57.12%), followed by Black or African American (38.09%) and Two or More races (2.11%). There are 4.517 households in the county, while 67,04% of them are family households and 32,96% represent non family households. There are 1 cities and towns in Essex County. The most populated city is Tappahannock town and the smallest town or village is .