Lancaster County is located on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay on a southeastern peninsula of Virginia — an area known as the Northern Neck. The county is within easy distance of I-95, I-64, and US Routes 17 and 301. Three major highways traverse the county – Routes 3, 200, and 354.
Distance in miles to Lancaster County from:
AREA COMMERCIAL AIRPORTS
(Distance from Lancaster County)
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
Richmond International Airport
Norfolk International Airport
Hummel Field Airport
Lancaster County enjoys pleasant four-season weather, with mild winters – we have average high temperatures above 60 degrees six months out of the year – and barefoot summers. Our website features up-to-date forecasts,
Annual Area Climatological Summary
American Red Cross
Lancaster County is governed by a five member Board of Supervisors. Monthly meetings are held in the Lancaster Courthouse located in the Lancaster Courthouse Historic District. A county administrator implements policy. Lancaster County is a member of the Northern Neck Planning District Commission which addresses issues of regional significance. The county also has three incorporated towns which may have additional requirements.
Lancaster County Government
Town of Kilmarnock
Town of Irvington
Town of White Stone
Virginia Cooperative Extension, Lancaster County
Virginia Department of
Vehicle Title and Registration
The following documents are required to obtain vehicle title; application for title and registration, proof of address, title/registration card from previous state. Documents required to register your vehicle include application for registration and proof of insurance coverage.
Applicants must be at least 16 years and three months to apply. Original documents needed to apply include proof of identity, legal presence, Virginia residency, and social security number.
Lancaster County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Lancaster County Public Schools
EXTENDED CARE/ASSISTED LIVING/NURSING HOMES
Commonwealth Assisted Living
Lancashire Convalescent & Rehabilitation Center
Rappahannock General Hospital
Northern Neck Free
Lancaster County Health
Contact the chamber at 804-435-6092 or visit www.lancasterva.com for a complete listing of member businesses under the real estate category.
Lancaster Community Library
WKWI 101.7 FM Adult Contemporary
WIGO 104.9 FM Country
Police, Fire, Ambulance, or Rescue - Dial 911
Lancaster County Sheriff's Office
Kilmarnock Police Department
Kilmarnock/Lancaster County Volunteer Rescue Squad
Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department
White Stone Volunteer
Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department
Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad
Sales Tax 5%
Personal Property Tax
Real Estate Tax
The red trolley bus runs on Fridays, and Saturdays, May through October as well as for special area events.
Bay Transit (transportation assistance through Bay Aging)
Bay Transit operates in all counties within Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Northern Neck Electric Cooperative
Dominion Virginia Power
Water/Sewer (within Kilmarnock town limits)
Kilmarnock Public Utilities Department
Lancaster County operates three refuse and recycling sites;