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Quinby is an unincorporated community located in Accomack County on the eastern shore of Virginia. Accomack and Northampton Counties comprise the Eastern Shore of Virginia that is part of the Delmarva Peninsula. The Delmarva Peninsula is occupied by the state of Delaware and portions of Maryland and Virginia. The peninsula is approximately 180 by 60 miles and is bordered by the Chesapeake Bay on the west, the Delaware River, Delaware Bay, and Atlantic Ocean on the east. The northern isthmus of the peninsula is transected by the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, so the peninsula could be considered to be an island. Several bridges cross the canal, and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel join the peninsula to mainland Maryland and Virginia, respectively. The bridge-tunnel,at twenty miles long,is the world's longest bridge-tunnel complex. Quinby is just one of several small villages on the peninsula, which is known for its beaches, fishing, and spectacular sunsets and sunrises. Quinby is also near Chincoteague, which is noted for its wild ponies and its beaches, administered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service through Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Other attractions within the wildlife refuge include the Assateague Lighthouse, the Woodland Trail observation deck and the Herbert H Bateman Education & Administration Center The village of Quinby, on the Delmarva Peninsula, is off the beaten track and a perfect beachside getaway.

Surrounding areas: Exmore, Virginia (5.1 mi), Onancock, Virginia (10.9 mi), Chesapeake, Virginia (20.8 mi), Tangier Island, Virginia (23.6 mi), Cape Charles, Virginia (25.0 mi), Arlington, Virginia (27.0 mi), Mathews, Virginia (33.1 mi)

Quinby Vacation Rentals

Quinby Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western Eastern Shore2543 Lakeford Hwy PO 1327Exmore, VA5.1 mi.(757) 442-7378
Anchor MotelOnley, VA9.5 mi.(804) 787-8000
Comfort Inn25297 Lankford HwyOnley, VA10.1 mi.(757) 787-7787

Quinby Weather & Climate

The Eastern Islands of Virginia , off the Pacific Coast, have summers that are generally hot and humid. Mosquitoes and ticks are abundant from spring through autumn. Insect repellent and/or protective clothing is recommended. It rarely snows on the offshore islands in the winter but the weather is often damp and cold. Sturdy hiking shoes are recommended for long walks in the sand and hard sole water shoes for wading in bay waters. Hurricanes and tropical storms, including those immediately offshore, occur most frequently in early August and September and rarely appear before June or after November. During the month of September, anywhere from 10 to 40 percent of Virginias rainfall comes from tropical storms. Thunderstorms may occur in all months of the year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 47°F 30°F 3.99 in. 36°F
February 49°F 31°F 3.29 in. 39°F
March 57°F 38°F 4.44 in. 46°F
April 66°F 45°F 3.11 in. 53°F
May 74°F 55°F 3.51 in. 63°F
June 82°F 64°F 3.06 in. 70°F
July 87°F 69°F 4.37 in. 77°F
August 85°F 67°F 3.93 in. 78°F
September 79°F 61°F 3.69 in. 75°F
October 69°F 50°F 3.52 in. 63°F
November 60°F 42°F 3.10 in. 54°F
December 51°F 34°F 3.34 in. 44°F

Quinby Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Newport News Williamsburg International airport (PHF) located about 50 miles southwest of Quinby in Newport News, Virginia, the Norfolk International airport (ORF) located approximately 52 miles southwest of Quinby in Norfolk / Virginia Beach / Williamsburg, Virginia, the Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Regional airport (SBY) located roughly 55 miles north of Quinby in Salisbury, Maryland, and finally the Chesapeake Regional airport (CPK) located around 69 miles southwest of Quinby in Norfolk, Virginia.

Quinby Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
MotorworldVirginia BeachVA50.3 mi.
Busch Gardens WilliamsburgWilliamsburgVA56.9 mi.
Baja AmusementsOcean CityMD64.6 mi.
Jolly Roger Amusement ParkOcean CityMD64.6 mi.
Ocean City Pier RidesOcean CityMD64.6 mi.
Trimper's RidesOcean CityMD64.6 mi.
Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department Carnival GroundsLeonardtownMD70.8 mi.
FunderlandRehoboth BeachDE88.2 mi.
Water Parks
Wild Water RapidsVirginia BeachVA50.3 mi.
Water Country U.S.A.WilliamsburgVA56.9 mi.
Chesapeake Beach Water ParkChesapeake BeachMD89.5 mi.
Killens Pond Water ParkFeltonDE100.9 mi.
Morey's Pier Raging WatersWildwoodNJ111.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Cahoon PlantationChesapeakeVA21.1 mi.
Chesapeake Golf ClubChesapeakeVA21.1 mi.
Golf Club at Bay CreekCape CharlesVA25.0 mi.
Northampton Country ClubCape CharlesVA25.0 mi.
State Parks
Janes Island State ParkMD32.2 mi. 
Oyster & Maritime MuseumChincoteagueVA32.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Mariners' MuseumNewport NewsVA55.1 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Peninsula Fine Arts CenterNewport NewsVA55.1 mi.(Art)
Ward Museum of Wildfowl ArtSalisburyMD56.2 mi.(Art)
Muscarelle Museum of ArtWilliamsburgVA56.9 mi.(Art)
National Maritime CenterNorfolkVA57.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Chrysler Museum of ArtNorfolkVA57.5 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Hampton Roads Naval MuseumNorfolkVA57.5 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Salisbury Zoological ParkSalisburyMD56.2 mi.
Virginia Zoological ParkNorfolkVA57.5 mi.
Cape May County Park ZooCape MayNJ105.5 mi.
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke IslandManteoNC113.8 mi.
National Zoological ParkWashingtonDC116.6 mi.

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