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Tappahannock is a town in Essex County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from an Indian term for "on the rising water"
The latitude of Tappahannock is 37.925N. The longitude is -76.859W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,155.
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7% of Tappahannock residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tappahannock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tappahannock was $17,862, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Tappahannock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Tappahannock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $406. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $902.
Libraries in Tappahannock include Essex Public Library ... View libraries
Essex County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tappahannock political report.
The average commute time for Tappahannock workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Tappahannock include Super 8.
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