Fork Union, Virginia

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Fork Union, Virginia
Fork Union is located in Virginia
Fork Union
Fork Union
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Fork Union is located in the United States
Fork Union
Fork Union
Fork Union (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°45′48″N 78°15′44″W / 37.76333°N 78.26222°W / 37.76333; -78.26222Coordinates: 37°45′48″N 78°15′44″W / 37.76333°N 78.26222°W / 37.76333; -78.26222
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFluvanna
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
23055
GNIS feature ID1496900[1]

Fork Union is an unincorporated community in southern Fluvanna County, Virginia, along U.S. Highway 15. Its ZIP code is 23055; the population within that ZIP code was 1148 according to the 2000 Census. It is known mainly as the home of Fork Union Military Academy, Fork Union Animal Clinic and formerly had one of the few surviving drive-in theatres in Virginia (1.5 miles south of town in an area known as Weber City). Fork Union is also home to a post office, a bank, a small grocery store, an IGA, and a Dollar General. The town also includes two independently-owned restaurants: Sal's Pizza and The Village Restaurant. The Village of Fork Union is the location of Fluvanna County's only Presbyterian congregation, Fork Union Presbyterian Church. The James River is just a few miles from Fork Union.

Fork Union's drive-in

Melrose and Western View are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fork Union, Virginia
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.