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Capron, Virginia

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Welcome to Capron ...

The town of Capron is located in Southampton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Capron has a population of 153 people<1> (see below for details).

Capron is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Capron: 23829<3>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 167 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Capron had an population of 153 people. This is a decrease of 7.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.38% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Capron. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Capron.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Communities near Capron ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Capron

Located in Franklin City

Emporia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Capron

Located in Emporia City

Murfreesboro   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the South (S) of Capron

Located in Hertford County (NC)

Courtland   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the East (E) of Capron

Conway   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the South (S) of Capron

Located in Northampton County (NC)

Jarratt   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Capron

Located in Greensville County

Boykins   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Capron

Newsoms   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Capron

Severn   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Capron

Located in Northampton County (NC)

Stony Creek   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Capron

Located in Sussex County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Capron.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Capron.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Capron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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).
<4>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 drawn 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 Capron

Our 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     [Map].






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