County Profile and Statistical Digest

The County has prepared the FY 2014-2015 County Profile and Statistical Digest to provide citizens, businesses, county officials, and other interested stakeholders with a snapshot of Isle of Wight County including key indicators regarding County Government and Tax Rates, Community Demographics, the Local Economy, Public Safety, Health & Welfare, and Parks and Recreation. The document, which provides comparative information benchmarking the County with neighboring localities, the region, state, and national averages, will be updated annually and used to help shape strategic plans, programs, and services to improve and enhance Isle of Wight County.

TAX NOTICE to Residents


County of Isle of Wight 1st half 2014-2015 Real Estate and 2014 Personal Property tax bills due December 5, 2014 have been mailed. If you own Real Estate and/or Personal Property and did not receive a tax bill, please contact our office immediately to determine if you owe any tax. State law requires that Real Estate taxes not paid by December 5, 2014 will incur penalty and interest. Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve penalty and interest. A postmark of December 5th is required to avoid penalty and interest.  Click here for more info.

Purchasing in Virginia using eVA


Join Economic Development for its October Small Business Roundtable.

Introduction to Purchasing in the Commonwealth—A Vendor’s Perspective.  Navigating eVA’s Free Public Reports.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9 a.m. to Noon at the Carrollton Library. 14362 New Towne Haven Lane, Carrollton.

Are you interested in selling goods or services to the Commonwealth of Virginia? If so, this workshop is for you. Guest Speaker: Kimberly Madison from the Virginia Dept. of General Services, Division of Purchases & Supply.

RSVP by Monday, October 27, 2014, to Gloria Spratley at 757-356-1962 or Learn More

OPEN BURNING Regulations


Effective October 1, 2014 and ending February 14 2015, open burning is permitted within the county as long as other provisions of the County Code are followed. The following guidelines are recommended for safety and fire prevention:

  • Debris is to be far enough away from streets, roads, or highways so that smoke will not impede drivers’ vision.
  • The burn area is to be no larger than five (5) feet in diameter.
  • A water source/equipment to place dirt on the fire must be present.
  • Fire must be attended at all times.

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