Keene, Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Post office
Post office
Keene is located in Virginia
Keene is located in the US
Location within the state of Virginia
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 Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
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.[citation needed] 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.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Keene". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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