Settled in the mid-1600's, Lancaster County is located at the south eastern tip of Virginia's Northern Neck peninsula approximately 75 miles east of Richmond, 120 miles southeast of Washington, DC. The present Courthouse dates from 1860 and houses county records maintained virtually intact since 1652.

This is the official Lancaster County Government Web Site. The pages that follow are intended to provide information on the most essential and widely used functions of local government. A wealth of information can be found on Lancaster County's business community, natural resources, recreational opportunities and history from the following sources:


Due to inclement weather, Lancaster County Government offices will open at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 6, 2015.

A special meeting of the Lancaster Board of Supervisors has been scheduled for Monday, March 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM in the Board Meeting Room of the County Administration Building. Several items of public interest originally on the agenda for the postponed February 26th meeting will be considered.

The Lancaster County Boat Tax Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 17, 2015 has been postponed. Make-up date is Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the Board Meeting Room at the Lancaster County Administration Building.

Special Meeting of the Lancaster Board of Supervisors to be held March 9th
Lancaster County Boat Tax Committee Meeting
New Construction Debris Policy at Lancaster County Solid Waste Collection Facilities
Flood Map Update
2015 Lancaster Board of Supervisors Meeting Dates
Lancaster County Emergency Services Announces Yellow Dot Program
2012 Comprehensive Plan Update
CodeRED Community Notification System
2011 Redistricting Map - as adopted by the Board of Supervisors May 5, 2011
New Guidelines for Construction Waste Disposal
Treasurer's Office - New Online Services
Northern Neck Housing Study
Notice to Waterfront Property Owners With Private Septic Systems

FY 2014 Budget Adoption Resolution
FY 2014 Budget Appropriation Resolution
FY 2013 Approved Budget
FY 2012 Approved Budget
FY 2011 Approved Budget
FY 2010 Approved Budget
FY 2014 Annual Financial Report
FY 2013 Annual Financial Report
FY 2012 Annual Financial Report
FY 2011 Annual Financial Report
FY 2010 Annual Financial Report
FY 2009 Annual Financial Report


Use the links below to access online services offered by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Citizen Services
Business Services
Government Services
Premium Services
Virginia.gov Home Page

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