Water and electricity are available at the public dock at Onancock. Gasoline is available at the oil wharf opposite the town dock. Diesel fuel is available by truck. The harbormaster makes berthing assignments and monitors VHF-FM channel 16.
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Onancock Creek (37°43.4’N., 75°51.1’W.) has a marked dredged channel leading across the entrance bar and up the creek to an anchorage basin off the town of Onancock, about 4.3 miles above the mouth, thence to channels in the North Branch and Central Branch at the head of the creek. In 2010, the midchannel controlling depths were 5 feet to Onancock, thence 7 feet in the North Branch, with 8 feet in the North Branch basin, thence 4.5 feet in Central Branch to the first bridge, thence 4 to 6 feet in the anchorage basin.