Afton, Virginia

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Afton, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Amtrak's Cardinal passes through Afton in 2009. No trains stop in Afton.
Amtrak's Cardinal passes through Afton in 2009. No trains stop in Afton.
Afton, Virginia is located in Virginia
Afton, Virginia
Location of Afton in Virginia
Coordinates: 38°01′56″N 78°50′21″W / 38.03222°N 78.83917°W / 38.03222; -78.83917Coordinates: 38°01′56″N 78°50′21″W / 38.03222°N 78.83917°W / 38.03222; -78.83917
Country United States
State Virginia
County Nelson, Albemarle
Elevation[1] 1,362 ft (415 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 22920
Area code(s) 540
FIPS code 51-51125
GNIS feature ID 1499043[1]
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Afton is an unincorporated community in Albemarle and Nelson counties in the U.S. State of Virginia. It is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains about 20 miles (32 km) west of Charlottesville.[3]

Afton is home to the Blue Mountain Brewery.

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  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Afton, Virginia. Retrieved on 2008-05-10.
  2. ^ "Afton VA". ZIP Code Lookup. Retrieved 2008-06-09. 
  3. ^ Gale, Kira (2006). Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America. River Junction Press. p. 13. ISBN 0-9649315-2-4. 
  4. ^ Edwards, Greg (October 10, 2005). "Small wineries being squeezed?". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Archived from the original on 11 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-10.