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Tappahannock is the oldest town in Essex County, Virginia, United States. The population was 2,375 at the 2010 census, up from 2,068 at the 2000 census. Located on the Rappahannock River, Tappahannock is the county seat of Essex County. Its name comes from an Algonquian language word lappihanne (also noted as toppehannock), meaning "Town on the rise and fall of water" or "where the tide ebbs and flows." In 1608 John Smith landed in Tapphannock but was driven back by the local Native American tribe.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Tappahannock, United States. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. The nearest major city to Tappahannock is Washington D. C.. Add Washington D. C. to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Washington Monument, United States Capitol, Lincoln Memorial. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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