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Culpeper County, Virginia


Page Contents for Culpeper, Virginia

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Culpeper is approximately 9,664 (2000), 16379 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,647 (1990), 5772 (2010).
The amount of land area in Culpeper is 17.436 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Culpeper is 6.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.086 sq kilometers.
The distance from Culpeper to Washington DC is 63 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 71 miles. (as the crow flies)
Culpeper is positioned 38.47 degrees north of the equator and 78.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Culpeper elevation is 430 feet above sea level.
Culpeper median income is $ 35,438 (2000).
The Culpeper median home price is $ 102,000 (2000).
Culpeper average annual precipitation is 41 inches peryear.
Culpeper average annual snowfall is 19 inches per year.
Culpeper average temperature is 56 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 35.3 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 54.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 75.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 55.9 degrees F.


80 miles north of Richmond and 45 miles north of Charlottesville in the north-central Piedmont region of the state. Other nearby communities include Remington, Orange, Madison, Warrenton and Gordonsville,

Here is a map page for Culpeper.
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History & History Related Items

The town of Culpeper was established on 22 February 1759.

Culpeper had important roles in both the Revolutionary and the Civil Wars. The historic downtown district has many shops and stores along with period homes in good condition.

Here is a history page for the town.
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Museum of Culpeper History
803 S. Main Street
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: (540) 829-1749
Many displays and artifacts including Civil War memorabilia.

Brandy Station
The 1863 site of the largest cavalry battle in the Civil War, involving 20,000 horsemen

Burgandine House
This is the oldest building in Culpeper, built around 1749.

The Culpeper Historic District has something for everyone with antique and vintage furniture shops, eateries and restaurants and many other stores. The district includes whole historic neighborhoods with homes from the early 1800's.

Culpeper was designated as one of America's Top Ten small towns.
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Culpeper City Government

Town of Culpepper
400 South Main Street
Culpeper, Virginia 22701
Phone: 540-829-8250
Fax: 540-829-8254

The town council sets policy and hires the town manager to run the city on a day-to-day basis.

Culpeper Police Department
130 W. Cameron Street
Culpeper, VA 22701
Office: 540-727-3430
Fax: 540-727-7528

Culpeper Chamber

Culpeper Chamber of Commerce
109 S. Commerce Street
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: 540-825-8628
Toll-free: 888-CULPEPER
Fax: 540-825-1449

Culpeper Community News

Culpeper Citizen online edition. The Citizen is a weekly paper delivered to all households at no charge.

Culpeper Organizations

Culpeper Chamber of Commerce
109 S. Commerce Street
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: 540-825-8628
Toll-free: 888-CULPEPER
Fax: 540-825-1449

Culpeper Libraries

Culpeper County Library
271 Southgate Shopping Center
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: 540-825-8691
Fax: 540-825-7486

Culpeper Schools

Culpeper Public Schools
450 Radio Lane
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: 540-825-3677 Culpeper


The population of Culpeper was:
1990 - 8,581
2000 - 9,664 2002 - 10,138 (estimate)

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