Tappahannock is a historical town that has endless opportunities for any American family. As one of the oldest towns in Virginia, Tappahannock has an interesting and deep history as it was once known as New Plymouth . Located on the Rappahannock River, Tappahannock and the surrounding cities of Wares Wharf, Dunbrooke and Warsaw are all family oriented communities that you are sure to enjoy. Tappahannock is a community both rich in culture and a steady economy.

If you are looking to move to Tappahannock and want to get settled in a career, our town has a variety of job opportunities. Healthcare, social assistance, retail, construction, manufacturing and other industries all have opportunities for citizens in the area . If you have children, our schools are served by the Essex County School System whose educators are dedicated to providing top quality academics to their students. You can also find higher education opportunities for you and your family through various programs at Tappahannock Community College and Eastern Shore Community College. When you have free time, enjoy a beautiful day at the park with the family or visit some of our historical sites.