Culpeper County

Culpeper County, Virginia

302 N Main St
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: (540) 727-3427
Fax: (540) 727-3460

In north-central VA, northeast of Charlottesville; organized Mar 23, 1748 from Orange County. Name Origin: For Sir Thomas Culpeper (1635-89), colonial governor of VA. Also spelled Culpepper or Colepeper

Area (sq mi):: 382.28 (land 381.00; water 1.27) Population per square mile: 111.60
Population 2005: 42,530 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 24.10%; 1990-2000 23.30% Population 2000: 34,262 (White 77.10%; Black or African American 18.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 3.50%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $20,162; median household $45,290; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,360-$27,864
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 37.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Culpeper County seat (11,070)

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    It is the desire of the County to also have a unified ERP system connecting the County of Culpeper to the Culpeper County Schools, and the Town of Culpeper to provide a wide variety and array of services to its citizens of the County.
    5 acre wooded building lot Lake of the Woods in Orange County and a 3 bedroom home on 20 acres in Culpeper County Virginia according to John Nicholls, president of the company.
    July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, announced today it plans to invest significantly in its Culpeper County facility over the next three years.
    From 2005-2006, McKenna was public information office for the Culpeper County Schools.
    The bodies of three children and two adults, both 35, were discovered by officers late on Sunday inside their house, said Detective Angela Deavers of the Culpeper County Sheriff Office, Reuters reported.
    In 1862, during the Civil War, Confederate forces drove back Union troops in the Battle of Cedar Mountain in Culpeper County, Va.
    It may be small but there were more than 160 Civil War battles and skirmishes in Culpeper County, a fact recalled at the town museum which has a gallery dedicated to the conflict.
    Lisa Peacock was promoted to director of the Culpeper County Department of Human Services; she had been interim director since January.
    We were always free; the Maddens of Culpeper County, Virginia; a 200-year family history.
    But reality intruded and the boy from Culpeper County found himself in 1850 at the age of twenty-three the leading masters graduate at the University of Virginia and a popular young preacher.
    The thing that drove him to get involved in politics was seeing those men in jail in Culpeper County.
    Bythe early 1850s he was, in fact, the wealthiest free Negro in the Culpeper County area.