|Elevation||1,362 ft (415 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
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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.
Afton is home to the Blue Mountain Brewery and Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery, producer of IPC, the world's first hopped chardonnay.
- Paul F. Gorman, former Commander in Chief of the United States Southern Command
- Rita Mae Brown, novelist, poet, screenwriter, activist
- June Curry, benefactor to bicyclists on the Transamerica Trail
- Mary Chapin Carpenter, songwriter, musician b. 1958
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Afton, Virginia. Retrieved on 2008-05-10.
- "Afton VA". ZIP Code Lookup. Retrieved 2008-06-09.
- Gale, Kira (2006). Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America. River Junction Press. p. 13. ISBN 0-9649315-2-4.
- Edwards, Greg (October 10, 2005). "Small wineries being squeezed?". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Archived from the original on 11 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-10.
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