Charles City, Virginia

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Charles City, Virginia
Census-designated place
Charles City is located in Virginia
Charles City
Charles City
Location in Virginia
Coordinates: 37°20′37″N 77°4′16″W / 37.34361°N 77.07111°W / 37.34361; -77.07111Coordinates: 37°20′37″N 77°4′16″W / 37.34361°N 77.07111°W / 37.34361; -77.07111
Country United States
State Virginia
County Charles City
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 133
 • Density 49/sq mi (19.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23030
FIPS code 51-14904
GNIS feature ID 1498561

Charles City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Charles City County, Virginia, United States.[1] It is the county seat of Charles City County. The population as of the 2010 census was 133.[2]

The community is centered on the Charles City County Court House, from which it takes its variant names Charles City Court House and Charles City Courthouse. Charles City lies at the intersection of State Routes 5 and 155. It is 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Richmond, 17 miles (27 km) east of Hopewell, 23 miles (37 km) west of Williamsburg, and about 2 miles (3 km) north of the James River.

Notable natives[edit]


  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Charles City CDP, Virginia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 24, 2015.