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Cape Charles, Virginia
Welcome to Cape Charles ...
The location of Cape Charles has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cape Charles has a population of 1,019 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Cape Charles.
Cape Charles is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Cape Charles lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cape Charles lies within the (757) area code.
Websites for Cape Charles ...
Official Website: www.capecharles.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cape Charles had an population of 1,019 people. This is an increase of 0.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cape Charles had a population of 1,009 people (which is 8.14% of the total population of Northampton County). This makes Cape Charles the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Cape Charles represents 0.01% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,009 people, the population of Cape Charles decreased 11.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,134 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cape Charles.
Adding Cape Charles to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cape Charles in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cape Charles was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cape Charles on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Cape Charles ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cape Charles - it's located in Newfoundland and Labrador.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cape Charles.
Communities near Cape Charles ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cape Charles.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cape Charles. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cape Charles.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cape Charles. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cape Charles.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cape Charles. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cape Charles.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cape Charles ...
Looking for more information about Cape Charles? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Cape Charles, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cape Charles.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Cape Charles: www.capecharles.org/
The official website for Northampton County: www.co.northampton.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021