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Chincoteague, VA 23336

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Town of Chincoteague VA

Welcome to the Town of Chincoteague's official website. A complete guide to our beautiful land by the sea for residents and visitors alike.

Located in the far northeastern portion of Virginia's Eastern Shore lies a quaint paradise island so beautiful that it draws over one million visitors annually and has become the home of over 4,300 residents. The Town of Chincoteague is dedicated to providing its citizens and visitors with an island rich in beauty, values, and traditions. Please browse our site for a closer look - or better yet, come visit our island!

News and Announcements

Mosquito Control Announcement:

The aerial mosquito control is scheduled for Sunday morning, weather permitting.

Council Calendar:  August 2017

Employment Opportunity:

Maintenance Specialist

The Town of Chincoteague, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Specialist until 5:00 pm August 25, 2017.  The successful candidate should have considerable knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment; and in the construction, maintenance and repair trades.  Pay range:  $15.10/hr. to $23.56/hr., DOQ plus excellent benefits.   Applications are available at  Apply to the attention of:  Director of Public Works, 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA  23336.


2016 Consumer Confidence Reports (CCR)

The Town of Chincoteague Water System performed routine monitoring of contaminants in your drinking water during the 2016 calendar year.  Test results indicate all these contaminants were below allowable levels and no violations were reported.  You are strongly urged to visit: 

Click here to view your 2016 Annual Water Quality Report and learn more about Chincoteague’s drinking water.  This Water Quality Report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water.  To speak with someone about the report or request a printed copy be mailed to your home please call (757) 336-3366.


NASA Wallops, in collaboration with the Town of Chincoteague, state and federal agencies, continues to test the Town’s and Wallops Flight Facility’s drinking water and wells for the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

Click here to view the most recent announcement from NASA.

Special Announcement

The Town of Chincoteague is proud to announce that you can watch Town meetings live.  Just click on the "Watch Town Meetings Live" button at the top right corner of this page.

or Click here

The Pony Express

History Trolley Tours 2017

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday beginning June 6th through September 7th

  • First tour: 2:00 p.m.
  • Second tour:  3:15 p.m.

Tickets go on sale for both tours starting at 1:30 p.m. the day of the tour.

Purchase your tickets early.  Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis.  Each tour accommodates a maximum of 28 riders.  Trolleys are air conditioned and ADA compliant.

Trolley Tour Departure Location

The Community Center
6155 Community Drive (off Deep Hole Road)

Ticket Prices

  • Adults:  $4.00
  • Children 12 and under:  $2.00
  • Infants on adult laps are free.

Com join us for an intriguing and informative hour.  Chincoteague Island History Tours are narrated by local volunteer guides.  

Garbage Collection Changes

Davis Disposal's Letter to Customers: CLICK HERE

We received notice today, 03/20/17 from Davis Disposal.  There are changes in your curbside trash collection service.  Please place your garbage at the curb on the same day you would normally have trash collection and in your normal container(s).  If you do not have a wheeled cart, Davis Disposal will determine the size and bring one to your Chincoteague address within a few weeks.  Once Davis Disposal has issued a wheeled cart, you are expected to use the cart only.  Please do not contact Davis Disposal or the Town Office for your cart.  Simply put your trash out as usual and Davis Disposal will issue a wheeled cart as needed in the next few weeks. There is no additional charge for the cart.

Thank you for your patience.

Zika Virus Information

The Virginia Department of Health has issued information and facts regarding the Zika Virus. Go to:  to view this important information.

Eastern Shore State Vehicle Inspection Stations

Click here

Annual Floood Protection Information

Annual Flood Protection Information now online: Select 'Flood Maps' in the banner at the top of the page or click here.

See 'Flood Maps' tab above for public notice about new Floodplain Maps and Study that went into effective May 18, 2015.  Town Council adopted the amendments to the Town Zoning Ordinance, including the definition of building height, at their regular meeting held on May 4, 2015.

Important Announcement

The Town of Chincoteague has implemented PLUS a $20 DMV charge and a $25 Town collection charge. (Effective 03/19/14)

Click here for information regarding the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Emergency Call-Out System

Click on the following logo to register:

Click the following logo to download the app:

Town of Chincoteague Email Broadcast System - Enter your email address here.

Emergency Supply Kit: Click here

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