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Cape Charles, Virginia
Welcome to Cape Charles ...
The coastal town of Cape Charles is located in Northampton County.
The location of Cape Charles has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Cape Charles has a population of 1,003 people<2> (see below for details).
Cape Charles is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Cape Charles lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cape Charles is located in the (757) area code.
Population Details ...
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).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cape Charles had an population of 1,003 people. This is a decrease of 0.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.55% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cape Charles.
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.
Websites for Cape Charles ...
Official Website: www.capecharles.org/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
Communities near Cape Charles ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Cape Charles
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Cape Charles
Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Cape Charles
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Cape Charles
Located in Mathews County
Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the North (N) of Cape Charles
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Cape Charles
Located in Mathews County
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the North (N) of Cape Charles
Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Cape Charles
Located in Poquoson City
Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Cape Charles
Lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Cape Charles
Located in Accomack County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cape Charles.
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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: 03 Apr 2020