Essex County Staff
Essex County Staff

The Essex County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is your local connection to Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.

Through educational programs based on research and developed with input from local stakeholders, we help the people of Essex County improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

112 Cross Street
P.O. Box 849
Tappahannock, VA 22560

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (804) 443-3551
Fax: (804) 443-2048
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Situation Analysis Report

Virginia Cooperative Extension takes pride in the premise that vital programming is based on the issues, problems, and needs of the people. A thorough analysis of the situation provides context for understanding and addressing these problems. Each local office updates their situation analysis every 4-5 years.

Situation Analysis Report, Essex County, 2013

Pest Management Guides Available


The 2015 version of Virginia Cooperative Extension's Pest Management Guides are now available on our website. The guides cover Field Crops, Home Grounds and Animals, and Horticultural and Forest Crops.

Become a 4-H Volunteer

4-H Clover

Inspire the next generation -- become a 4-H volunteer! 4-H programs look to volunteers to help our young people learn the skills they need to prepare for their futures while also having fun.