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Welcome to Charlottesville ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Charlottesville has a population of 47,283 people<1> (see below for details).

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

The city of Charlottesville is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Charlottesville: (434)

Websites for Charlottesville ...

Official Website:   www.charlottesville.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cvillechamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Charlottesville had an population of 47,283 people. This is an increase of 8.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Charlottesville had a population of 43,475 people.

The population of Charlottesville represents 0.54% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 43,475 people, the population of Charlottesville decreased 3.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 45,049 people).

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

Communities Also Named Charlottesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Charlottesville: This one is located in and the other is located in Albemarle County.

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

Communities near Charlottesville ...

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

  • Gordonsville [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordonsville
    • Gordonsville [Louisa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Charlottesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,647 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordonsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordonsville<4>
  • Scottsville [Albemarle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville [Albemarle County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Charlottesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville<4>
  • Stanardsville [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanardsville
    • Stanardsville [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Charlottesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 393 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanardsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanardsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanardsville<4>
  • Eastham [Albemarle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastham
    • Eastham [Albemarle County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Charlottesville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastham
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monacan Town [Albemarle County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monacan Town
      • Monacan Town [Albemarle County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Charlottesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monacan Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rose Hill [Albemarle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Albemarle County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Charlottesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Shadwell [Albemarle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadwell
      • Shadwell [Albemarle County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Charlottesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadwell
    • Logan Village [Albemarle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan Village
      • Logan Village [Albemarle County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Charlottesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan Village
    • Hollymead [Albemarle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollymead
      • Hollymead [Albemarle County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Charlottesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollymead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollymead
    • Ivy [Albemarle County]

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Charlottesville. Our list includes 62 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Charlottesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Charlottesville ...

Looking for more information about Charlottesville? 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 Charlottesville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Charlottesville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Charlottesville: www.charlottesville.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Charlottesville.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Charlottesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Charlottesville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Charlottesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CharlottesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Charlottesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0287, Longitude: -78.4765    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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