Carrsville, Virginia

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Carrsville, Virginia
Carrsville is located in Virginia
Carrsville
Carrsville
Carrsville is located in the United States
Carrsville
Carrsville
Coordinates: 36°42′47″N 76°49′59″W / 36.71306°N 76.83306°W / 36.71306; -76.83306Coordinates: 36°42′47″N 76°49′59″W / 36.71306°N 76.83306°W / 36.71306; -76.83306
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyIsle of Wight
Area
 • Total3.22 sq mi (8.34 km2)
 • Land3.20 sq mi (8.28 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
69 ft (21 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total359
 • Density112/sq mi (43.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
23315
FIPS code51-13192
GNIS feature ID1495353

Carrsville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Isle of Wight County in the Hampton Roads region of southeastern Virginia in the United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 359.[1] The town is named for Jesse Carr, whose family had long roots in Isle of Wight County. Jesse Carr died in the place that would later bear his name.[2]

Carrsville was located on the Portsmouth and Roanoke Railroad, built through the area in the mid-1830s to provide a link between the Roanoke River and the port areas of Norfolk and Portsmouth. The railroad is now part of CSX Transportation.

Geography[edit]

Carrsville is in southern Isle of Wight County and is bordered to the southeast by the independent city of Suffolk. U.S. Route 58 Business passes through the center of the community, leading west 6 miles (10 km) to Franklin and east 15 miles (24 km) to the center of Suffolk. Downtown Norfolk is 36 miles (58 km) east of Carrsville.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Carrsville CDP has a total area of 3.22 square miles (8.34 km2), of which 3.20 square miles (8.28 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 0.66%, are water.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Carrsville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Carrsville CDP, Virginia". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  2. ^ Stewart, William Henry, ed. (1902). History of Norfolk County, Virginia and Representative Citizens. Chesapeake, VA: Biographical Publishing Company. p. 756. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Carrsville, Virginia