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Welcome to Charlottesville ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Charlottesville has a population of 48,019 people<1> (see below for details).

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

Charlottesville is within the (434) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Charlottesville had a population of 43,475 people (which is 100% of the total population of Charlottesville City). This makes Charlottesville the county's most populous community.

The population of Charlottesville represents 0.54% of the 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 (that had a count of 45,049 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Charlottesville had an population of 48,019 people. This is an increase of 10.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Charlottesville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Advance Mills   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gordonsville   [Map]   1,591   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hollymead   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jefferson Village   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Monticello   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Logan Village   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby 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 Charlottesville City and the other is located in Albemarle County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Charlottesville - they are located in and Indiana (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Charlottesville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Charlottesville. Our list includes 62 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Charlottesville:

Websites for Charlottesville ...

Official Website:   www.charlottesville.org/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.cvillechamber.com/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Virginia: 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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Charlottesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Charlottesville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Charlottesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Charlottesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0293, Longitude: -78.4767     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Charlottesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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