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Wachapreague, Virginia

Wachapreague, VA  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Wachapreague is in Accomack County. The county seat is Accomac.

Major ancestry groups reported by Wachapreague residents include:

· English - 32%
· German - 10%
· Scottish - 8%
· Irish - 8%
· Italian - 6%
· Scotch-Irish - 3%
· Black or African American - 3%
· Norwegian - 2%
· Dutch - 2%
· French (except Basque) - 2%
· Mexican - 2%
· Polish - 2%
· Swedish - 2%
· African - 1%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· Welsh - 1%
· European - 1%
· British - 1%

Former names for Wachapreague include:
· Powellton

For more detail about place names in the Wachapreague area, consult The Heritage of Virginia, James Hagemann; Virginia Place Names, Raus McDill Hanson
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