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Accomac is a town in Accomack County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for an Indian tribe.

The latitude of Accomac is 37.719N. The longitude is -75.665W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 543.


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Median household income
Local
$37,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Accomac demographic reports
Accomac is on the Eastern Shore, the narrow peninsula that separates Chesapeake Bay from the Atlantic Ocean
Former and merged names include:
· Metomkin
· Freeman's Plantation
· Drummondtown
· Courthouse
· Metompkin
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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7% of Accomac residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Accomac ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Accomac was $24,050, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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25% of Accomac residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Accomac include Accomac Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Accomac, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $451.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.


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Libraries in Accomac include Eastern Shore Public Library ... View libraries

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Accomack County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Accomac political report.

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The average commute time for Accomac workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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