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|
The Mayor and Council of the Town of Chincoteague would like to welcome you to the 91st Annual Chincoteague volunteer fireman’s Carnival and July 4th fireworks celebration! The fireworks celebration will be on July 4th and will start at 10pm.
Zika Virus Information:
The Virginia Department of Health has issued information and facts regarding the Zika Virus.
Go to: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/epidemiology/zika-virus-update/ to view this important information.
CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND TROLLEY TOURS
Tours have been revised and updated:
Summer of 2016
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday June 7th through September 8th
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. (Sorry, no sales before 1:30 p.m.)
Purchase your tickets early. Tickets are sold on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Each tour accommodates a maximum of 28 riders.
Trolleys are air conditioned and A.D.A. compliant.
Ticket sales and Trolley Tour departure location:
The Community Center
6155 Community Drive
(off Deep Hole Road)
Adults = $4.00 Children 12 and under = $2.00
Infants on adult laps are free. Come join us for an intriguing and informative hour.
Chincoteague Island History Tours are narrated by local volunteer guides
2015 CCR: The Town of Chincoteague Water System performed routine monitoring of contaminants in your drinking water during the 2015 calendar year. Test results indicate all these contaminants were below allowable levels and no violations were reported. You are strongly urged to visit: http://chincoteague-va.gov/files/CCR_CY15.pdf to view your 2015 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.
EASTERN SHORE STATE VEHICLE INSPECTION STATIONS: Click here.
Annual Flood Protection Information now online: Select 'Flood Maps' in the banner at the top of the page or click here.
The drone aircraft training is being conducted and required to follow the Wallops Flight Facility Accident Potential Zones (what they call the race track). The overflights by training over the Island should be reported to Command. Please contact the Fleet Carrier Landing Practice (FLCP) at (855) 628-9247; the Navy’s Mid-Atlantic Air Operations with this information.
The Town of Chincoteague has implemented DMV STOPS for delinquent taxes. Delinquent taxpayers
will NOT be able to renew licenses through DMV until their Town taxes are paid in full PLUS a $20 DMV
charge and a $25 Town collection charge. (Effective 03/19/14)
Emergency Call-Out System:
Click the following logo to download the app.: