Churchville, Virginia

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Churchville
Census-designated place
Churchville is located in Virginia
Churchville
Churchville
Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 38°13′34″N 79°09′44″W / 38.22611°N 79.16222°W / 38.22611; -79.16222Coordinates: 38°13′34″N 79°09′44″W / 38.22611°N 79.16222°W / 38.22611; -79.16222
Country United States
State Virginia
County Augusta County
Elevation 1,424 ft (434 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 194
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1492769[1]

Churchville is a census-designated place (CDP) in the western part of Augusta County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 194.[2][3] Churchville is part of the StauntonWaynesboro Micropolitan Statistical Area.

An 1855 gazetteer described the village as a stagecoach stop on the Staunton and Parkersburg Turnpike[disputed ] that contained "2 churches, 2 stores, and 2 schools."[4] Churchville was a famous town during the time of the Civil War. W. Taylor Reveley III, 27th President of the College of William and Mary was born in Churchville.

Churchville is a tree-lined community that is home to several churches, the Churchville Public Library, part of the Augusta County Library Branch, and Churchville Elementary School (Grades K-5). Several businesses are located there, including Family Dollar, Riverside Grocery, First and Citizens Bank, T-Bone Tooter's, Tastee-Freeze, a general medicine practice, Dentist, Law Office and Wool Mill.

Hanger Mill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Churchville". Geographic Names Information System. U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  4. ^ Edwards, Richard (1855). Statistical Gazetteer of the State of Virginia. Richmond, Virginia: Richard Edwards. p. 209. 
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.