Accomack County, VA

ACCOMAC COUNTY, on the eastern shore of Virginia, between Chesapeake bay and the ocean. It is about 20 miles long, and 10 miles wide, with an area of 240 square miles. The surface is generally sandy and flat. Courts are held at Drummond town. Pop., in 1820, 15,969; in 1830, 19,656; in 1840, 17,096; in 1850, 17,890. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Burial Place of
Name Type
Accomac, VA City or Town
Drummondtown, VA City or Town
Onancock, VA City or Town
Sinickson, VA City or Town
Temperanceville, VA City or Town
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