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Accomack County, Virginia


Page Contents for Chincoteague, Virginia

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Chincoteague is approximately 4,500 (2000), 2941 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,167 (1990), 1417 (2010).
The amount of land area in Chincoteague is 24.94 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 71.395 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chincoteague to Washington DC is 114 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 123 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chincoteague is positioned 37.94 degrees north of the equator and 75.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.


off the Atlantic coast of the Delmarva Peninsula, in the extreme northeastern corner of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Here is a map page for the area.
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mild, year-round
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History & History Related Items

Chincoteague has been continuously settled for over three centuries.
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Chincoteague Island is well-known as a resort island. It is famous for its oyster beds and clam shoals. It is also the gateway to the Assateague Island National Seashore and the Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge

Annual Pony Swim & Auction

Birding in the area. The islands of Chincoteague and Assateague are located along the Atlantic flyway for shorebirds, waterfowl, and others that nest in the north and migrate south for the winter.

The Beebe Ranch
3062 Ridge Road
Chincoteague, VA 23336
Phone: 757-336-6520

Eastern Shore Railway Museum
P.O. Box 135
Parksley, VA
Phone: 757-665-4618

Oyster & Maritime Museum
7125 Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague, VA 23336
Phone: 757-336-6117

Refuge Waterfowl Museum
Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague, VA 23336
Phone: 757-336-5800

Island Aquarium
8162 Landmark Plaza
Chincoteague, VA 23336
Phone: 757-336-2212

Learn more about Chincoteague at this informative site. Many pictures are available plus lots of good information about the area.
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Chincoteague City Government

Town of Chincoteague
6150 Community Drive
Chincoteague, VA 23336
Phone: 757-336-6519

Chincoteague Chamber

Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 258
Chincoteague, VA 23336
Phone: (757) 336-6161

Chincoteague Organizations

Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 258
Chincoteague, VA 23336
Phone: (757) 336-6161

Chincoteague Schools

Chincoteague High School
N. Main Street
Chincoteague, Virginia
Phone: 757-336-6166 Chincoteague


The population of Chincoteague was:
1990 - 3,572
2000 - 4,500

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