Carrsville, Virginia

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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.

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. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  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

Coordinates: 36°42′43″N 76°49′34″W / 36.71194°N 76.82611°W / 36.71194; -76.82611