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6150 Community Dr
Chincoteague, VA 23336

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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

Council Calendar:  August 2018

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The Town of Chincoteague Inc. will receive sealed bids for the above referenced work until 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2018 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The project consists of the re-paving of portions of Main Street and Maddox Boulevard.

To receive bid packages, prospective bidders should contact:

 Town of Chincoteague, 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague VA 23336, (757) 336-3366.

Multi-Modal Transportation Enhancement Project:  Sidewalk Replacement Schedule

The first phase of the Multi-Modal Transportation Enhancement project will begin the week of July 16th. The initial phase will consist of sidewalk replacement on both sides of Main Street from Church Street to Maddox Boulevard, and Maddox Boulevard from Main Street to Deephole Road. The work will begin on the east side of Main at Smith Street, proceed to Maddox, resume on the west side of Main proceeding to Maddox. Maddox Boulevard work will begin once Main Street is complete. Work will be limited to Monday through Thursday with no work being done Pony Penning week.

All streets in the area will remain open however individual driveway entrances will be closed for approximately three days to allow the concrete to cure.  Please make alternate plans for parking your vehicle. Call 757.336.3366 if you have questions. Your patience and cooperation are sincerely appreciated as we work to improve the Town.

Stuff the Trolley: School Supply Drive

We are proud to announce the Stuff the Trolley School Supply Drive.  Please join us with helping our students with school supplies for the coming year. 

Click Here for more information      Click Here for the Merchant Letter

Town of Chincoteague Waterman’s Memorial Plaques:

Bronze plaques may be purchased to be placed on the Memorial Board located at the Chincoteague Waterman’s Memorial at Mariner’s Point.  Wording is limited to name and dates.  As a minimum, those honored must have lost their life at sea while serving in the U.S. Military or working as a Chincoteague Island waterman. The cost of each plaque is $250.  The application for the plaques is available on the Town of Chincoteague’s website.        Click here to view or print the application.

2017 Consumer Confidence Reports (CCR)

The Town of Chincoteague Water System performed routine monitoring of contaminants in your drinking water during the 2017 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 2017 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.


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.

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Eastern Shore State Vehicle Inspection Stations

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Annual Flood Protection Information

Annual Flood Protection Information now online, click here.  You will also see the most recent Code changes that affect; household garbage, snow emergencies and a reminder about grass clippings. 

You can click the banner "Flood Maps" at the top of the page for more information.  

Important Announcement

The Town of Chincoteague has implemented a DMV Stop for unpaid personal property taxes.  To have your DMV Stop removed the total amount due of your personal property taxes PLUS a $25 DMV charge and a $25 Town collection charge must be paid in full. 

Virginia Department of Emergency Management Information:

Click here for: Flood Safety Information   

Click here for:  State of Emergency information

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Emergency Call-Out System

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

Emergency Supply Kit: Click here

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