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Welcome to Culpeper ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Culpeper has a population of 18,911 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Culpeper is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Culpeper is located in the (540) area code.

Websites for Culpeper ...

Official Website:   www.culpeper.to

Chamber of Commerce:   www.culpepervachamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Culpeper had an population of 18,911 people. This is an increase of 15.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 95.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Culpeper had a population of 16,379 people (or 35.08% of the total population of Culpeper County). This makes Culpeper the county's most populous community.

The population of Culpeper represents 0.2% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,379 people, the population of Culpeper increased 69.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,664 people).

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

Communities Also Named Culpeper ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Culpeper - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Culpeper ...

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

  • Warrenton [Fauquier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrenton
    • Warrenton [Fauquier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Culpeper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<5>
  • Orange [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
    • Orange [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Culpeper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange<5>
  • Remington [Fauquier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Remington
    • Remington [Fauquier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Culpeper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 661 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Remington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Remington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Remington<5>
  • Madison [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Culpeper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washington [Rappahannock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
      • Washington [Rappahannock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Culpeper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 122 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<5>
    • Norman [Culpeper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norman
      • Norman [Culpeper County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Culpeper
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman
    • Griffinsburg [Culpeper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffinsburg
      • Griffinsburg [Culpeper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Culpeper
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffinsburg
    • Eggbornsville [Culpeper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eggbornsville
      • Eggbornsville [Culpeper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Culpeper
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eggbornsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eggbornsville
    • Elkwood [Culpeper County]
    • True Blue [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for True Blue
      • True Blue [Orange County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Culpeper
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on True Blue

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Culpeper. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Culpeper.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Culpeper ...

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

Adding Culpeper to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Culpeper County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Culpeper: www.culpeper.to

The official website for Culpeper County: www.culpepercounty.gov/

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 Culpeper, 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 Culpeper.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Culpeper - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Culpeper) 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 Culpeper. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CulpeperOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Culpeper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4734, Longitude: -77.9962    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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