Community Bankers Trust Corporation operates as the holding company for Essex Bank that provides financial services primarily to individuals, small businesses, and commercial companies. It offers individual and commercial demand and time deposit accounts; and commercial and industrial, consumer and small business, and real estate and mortgage loans. The company also provides investment services; online and mobile banking products; cash management services; and investment and insurance products. It operates a network of 24 full-service offices, which include 18 in Virginia and six in Maryland; and two loan production offices in Virginia. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.