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Culpeper, Virginia

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Welcome to Culpeper ...

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

The location of Culpeper has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Culpeper has a population of 18,413 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The area code for Culpeper: (540)

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Culpeper had an population of 18,413 people. This is an increase of 12.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 90.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Culpeper ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Culpeper and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Amissville   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Indian Town   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jeffersonton   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Locust Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   242   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Orange   [Map]   4,978   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

See 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 Culpeper. 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 Culpeper. 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 Culpeper. Our list includes 23 papers.

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

Websites for Culpeper ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Culpeper County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Culpeper.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Culpeper - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Culpeper. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Culpeper

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Culpeper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4701, Longitude: -78.0011     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Culpeper have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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