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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: January 2017


Job Announcement:

Town Manager

Town of Chincoteague, Virginia

The Town of Chincoteague (pop. 3,000) is seeking a team-oriented executive to serve as Town Manager to lead Town projects and growth in an energetic manner.  The Town Council believes open communication and respect are key ingredients for the success of our local government.  Duties include, but are not limited to administer and manage all government activities, serve as liaison to Council, citizens, committees and staff, federal, state and other local governments.  Prepare and manage the Town’s budget, procurement, grant, personnel, emergency operations, policies, procedures, ordinances, agendas, audits, and inquiries.  Serves at the discretion of the Town Council as deemed by the Town Charter.  Willing to move within Town Limits for the duration of employment.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor Degree, Masters preferred in Public Administration, Political Science, Business Administration or related field with at least five (5) years of experience in local government management or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preference will be given for previous relevant municipal experience.

Please send resume, references and letter of interest to:  Mayor Leonard & Town Council

                                                                                                Town of Chincoteague

                                                                                                6150 Community Drive

                                                                                                Chincoteague Island, VA  23336

Resume must be received by 5 pm January 27, 2017.

The Town of Chincoteague is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


It's finally up and running!
The Town's informational television station has been moved from Channel 9 to Channel 190. Please turn to Channel 190 for special announcements from the Town.


Zika Virus Information:


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


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:  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.




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.


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)


Click here for information regarding the 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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