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6150 Community Dr
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

Council Calendar:  December 2017

Paving Notice:

Branscome Eastern Shore will paving Main Street from Cropper Street to Thornton Street beginning Monday, December 11th.  Expect slight delays during the paving process. 

Clark Street Residents: Milling has begun on Clark Street.  On-street parking is prohibited during the day.  Paving will take place over the next 2 weeks. 

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

Special Holiday Announcement:

Wishing each of you a very Merry Christmas and New Year of Peace, Prosperity and Happiness.

The Chincoteague Mayor Arthur Leonard, and Council, Vice Mayor Denise Bowden, Councilman Eddie Lewis, Councilwoman Ellen Richardson, Councilman Ben Ellis, Councilman Gene Wayne Taylor and Councilman Jim Frese.


The Town of Chincoteague will judge Christmas decorations on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, starting at 5:00 p.m.  To ensure your home is judged, please call 336-3155 before 12 noon on December 19, 2017 and provide your name and 911 address.

Public Notice:

Vanguard Utilities will be installing new radio read water meters throughout the Island.  They will begin Monday, October 16th.  If you are home at the time of installation, an attempt will be made to let you know that installation is about to occur.  You may experience a water outage of approximately 10 minutes at the time of the meter change-out. 

They will begin in the south end of the Island (Cycle 03).  The north end of the Island (Cycle 01) will be next and they will finish with the middle of the Island (Cycle 02).

Please contact the Town Office at 757-336-6519 with questions or concerns.

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.

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

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 Flood 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 $25 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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