Campbell County, Virginia
|Campbell County, Virginia|
Campbell County Courthouse in Rustburg
Location in the state of Virginia
Virginia's location in the U.S.
|Named for||General William Campbell|
|• Total||347 sq mi (899 km2)|
|• Land||344 sq mi (891 km2)|
|• Water||3 sq mi (8 km2), 0.55%|
|• Density||109/sq mi (42/km²)|
Campbell County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The population was 64,842 at the 2010 census. Its county seat is Rustburg. The county is named after General William Campbell of the Revolutionary War.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 507 square miles (1,313.1 km2), of which 504 square miles (1,305.4 km2) is land and 3 square miles (7.8 km2) (0.55%) is water.
Adjacent counties / Independent city
Lynchburg, Virginia - northwest
Amherst County, Virginia - north
Appomattox County, Virginia - northeast
Charlotte County, Virginia - east
Halifax County, Virginia - southeast
Pittsylvania County, Virginia - southwest
Bedford County, Virginia - west
As of the census of 2000, there were 51,078 people, 20,639 households, and 14,694 families residing in the county. The population density was 101 people per square mile (39/km²). There were 22,088 housing units at an average density of 44 per square mile (17/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 83.24% White, 14.71% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population were caucasian or South America Latino of any race.
There were 20,639 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.00% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.80% were non-families. 24.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $37,280, and the median income for a family was $42,901. Males had a median income of $32,108 versus $22,286 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,134. About 7.90% of families and 10.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.10% of those under age 18 and 10.90% of those age 65 or over.
Board of Supervisors
Altavista district: Stanley I. Goldsmith (I)
Brookneal district: J.D. Puckett (I)
Concord district: Eddie Gunter, Jr. (I)
Rustburg district: Hugh T. Pendleton, Jr. (R)
Spring Hill district: James A. Borland (R)
Sunburst district: Steven M. Shockley (I)
Timberlake district: Charles W. Falwell (R)
Clerk of the Circuit Court: Sheila W. Bosiger
Commissioner of the Revenue: Calvin Massie (R)
Commonwealth's Attorney: Paul McAndrews (I)
Sheriff: Steve Hutcherson (I)
Treasurer: Robin Jefferson (R)
Campbell County is represented by Republicans Frank M. Ruff, Jr. and Stephen D. "Steve" Newman in the Virginia Senate, Republicans Kathy J. Byron, C. Matt Fariss, and Jmes E. Edmunds, II in the Virginia House of Delegates, and Republican Robert J. Hurt in the U.S. House of Representatives.
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Campbell County, Virginia
- Campbell County Public Schools (Virginia)
||City of Lynchburg and Amherst County||Appomattox County|
|Bedford County||Charlotte County|
|Pittsylvania County||Halifax County|