|Census-designated place (CDP)|
|Elevation||522 ft (159 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1493130|
Ivy is a census-designated place (CDP) in Albemarle County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 905. It is a small unincorporated community located on U.S. Route 250, just west of Charlottesville.
Ivy Creek flows through this area of western Albemarle County. It was cited in deeds for land in the Ivy area as early as the I750s. The village at the present location of Ivy was known as Woodville (for the locally prominent Wood family) between 1826 and 1851. After the arrival of the railroad in 1851, the rail stop at this location was known as Woodville Depot. By 1859, the name had changed to Ivy Depot, probably after Ivy Creek. The village's name was shortened to Ivy in the 1950s.
Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa" (Humid Subtropical Climate).
- Meriwether Lewis is a notable native of Ivy.
- Ivy is also home to former Representative Tom Perriello
- Joe Hicks, former Major League Baseball player.
- "Ivy". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "Historic Architectural Survey of Albemarle County Villages"
- Climate Summary for Ivy, Virginia
- "Birthplace of Meriwether Lewis Marker". The Historical Marker Database. Retrieved 2011-01-07.
- "About Tom Perriello". Lynchburg News & Advance. Retrieved 2011-02-05.
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