Keene, Virginia

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Keene
Unincorporated community
Post office
Post office
Keene is located in Virginia
Keene
Keene
Location within the state of Virginia
Keene is located in the US
Keene
Keene
Keene (the US)
Coordinates: 37°51′55″N 78°33′19″W / 37.86528°N 78.55528°W / 37.86528; -78.55528Coordinates: 37°51′55″N 78°33′19″W / 37.86528°N 78.55528°W / 37.86528; -78.55528
Country United States
State Virginia
County Albemarle
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 1477457[1]

Keene is an unincorporated community in Albemarle County, Virginia, United States.[1] As of the 1990 census, the town had a total population of 10.

The town is known for being the location of the last sighting of a passenger pigeon in the wild, by Theodore Roosevelt.[2] Roosevelt had "the first Camp David", called Pine Knot, here from 1905.

Christ Church Glendower, Plain Dealing, and The Rectory are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

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