Assawoman, Virginia

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Assawoman, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Assawoman is located in Virginia
Assawoman is located in USA
Location in Virginia
Coordinates: 37°52′27″N 75°31′28″W / 37.87417°N 75.52444°W / 37.87417; -75.52444Coordinates: 37°52′27″N 75°31′28″W / 37.87417°N 75.52444°W / 37.87417; -75.52444
Country United States
State Virginia
County Accomack
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 23302
GNIS feature ID 1462604[1]

Assawoman is an unincorporated community in Accomack County, Virginia. Its ZIP code is 23302. Assawoman was originally known as Assawaman until 1966 when the Board on Geographic Names decided upon its current spelling.[2] Their post office was established in October 1890.[3]

Arbuckle Place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Assawoman". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Petras, Kathryn; Petras, Ross (18 December 2007). Unusually Stupid Americans: A Compendium of All-American Stupidity. Random House Publishing Group. p. 246. ISBN 978-0-307-41761-9. 
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  4. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.