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Welcome to Courtland ...

The town of Courtland is located in Southampton County<1> and is the County Seat for Southampton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Courtland has a population of 1,226 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Courtland is near sea level<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Courtland: 23837<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Courtland had an population of 1,226 people. This is a decrease of 4.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Courtland had a population of 1,284 people (or 6.91% of the total population of Southampton County). This makes Courtland the county's most populous community.

The population of Courtland represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,284 people, the population of Courtland increased 1.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,270 people).

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

Communities Also Named Courtland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Courtland - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ontario, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Courtland ...

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

  • Franklin [Franklin City]
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    • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Courtland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Courtland
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<6>
  • Windsor [Isle of Wight County]
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    • Windsor [Isle of Wight County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Courtland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,800 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<6>
  • Wakefield [Sussex County]
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    • Wakefield [Sussex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Courtland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield 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 Wakefield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
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      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Courtland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<6>
    • Ivor [Southampton County]
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      • Ivor [Southampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Courtland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ivor<6>
    • Newsoms [Southampton County]
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      • Newsoms [Southampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Courtland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
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    • Severn [Northampton County]
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      • Severn [Northampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Courtland
      • 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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    • Capron [Southampton County]
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      • Capron [Southampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Courtland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
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    • Branchville [Southampton County]
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      • Branchville [Southampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Courtland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
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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 Courtland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Courtland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Courtland ...

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

Adding Courtland to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Courtland

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About Southampton County

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Courtland. 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 Courtland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Courtland - 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 Courtland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Courtland 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Courtland) 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 Courtland. 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 CourtlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Courtland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7177, Longitude: -77.0652    
<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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