Camptown, Virginia

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Camptown, Virginia
Census-designated place
Camptown is located in Virginia
Camptown is located in the US
Coordinates: 36°40′58″N 76°54′41″W / 36.68278°N 76.91139°W / 36.68278; -76.91139Coordinates: 36°40′58″N 76°54′41″W / 36.68278°N 76.91139°W / 36.68278; -76.91139
Country United States
State Virginia
County Isle of Wight
 • Total 6.3 sq mi (16.4 km2)
 • Land 6.1 sq mi (15.7 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 29 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 766
 • Density 126/sq mi (48.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23851
FIPS code 51-12590
GNIS feature ID 2584821

Camptown is a census-designated place in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States, lying just east of Franklin. The population as of the 2010 census was 766.[1] The International Paper mill (formerly Union Camp, now closed) is here.


Camptown is bordered to the west by the Blackwater River, which forms the border between Isle of Wight County and the independent city of Franklin. The southeast corner of the CDP borders the city of Suffolk.

U.S. Route 58 Business and U.S. Route 258 Business run through Camptown together as Carrsville Highway. U.S. Route 258 Bypass runs through the eastern side of Camptown as Camp Family Highway. Windsor is 14 miles (23 km) to the northeast via US-258, and Carrsville is 5 miles (8 km) to the east via US-58 Business. The center of Suffolk is 20 miles (32 km) to the east.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Camptown CDP has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16.4 km2), of which 6.1 square miles (15.7 km2) are land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2), or 4.00%, are water.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Camptown CDP, Virginia". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 13, 2018.