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Welcome to Capron ...

The town of Capron is located in Southampton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Capron has a population of 154 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Capron.

Capron is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Capron lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Capron: 23829<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Capron had an population of 154 people. This is a decrease of 7.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Capron had a population of 166 people. This makes Capron the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 166 people, the population of Capron has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 167 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Capron.

Communities Also Named Capron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Capron - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, New York and Oklahoma.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Capron.

Communities near Capron ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Capron.

  • Franklin [Franklin City]
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    • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Capron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,833 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Emporia [Emporia City]
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    • Emporia [Emporia City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Capron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,257 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<6>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Capron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<6>
  • Courtland [Southampton County]
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    • Courtland [Southampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Capron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,214 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Conway [Northampton County]
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      • Conway [Northampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Capron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<6>
    • Jarratt [Greensville County]
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      • Jarratt [Greensville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Capron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 553 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jarratt<6>
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
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      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Capron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<6>
    • Newsoms [Southampton County]
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      • Newsoms [Southampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Capron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
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    • Severn [Northampton County]
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      • Severn [Northampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Capron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Severn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stony Creek [Sussex County]
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      • Stony Creek [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Capron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Creek<6>

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 Capron. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Capron.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Capron. 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 Capron.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Capron. See our Newspapers Page for Capron.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Capron ...

Looking for more information about Capron? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Capron, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Capron.

Adding Capron to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Capron 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 Capron was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Capron on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Capron on our Genealogy Page.

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About Southampton County

About Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Capron. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Southampton County: www.southamptoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Southampton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Capron.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Capron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Capron). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Capron or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Capron) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Capron. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CapronOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7109, Longitude: -77.2000    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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