Nottoway, Virginia

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Street scene in Nottoway

Nottoway, or Nottoway Court House, is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Nottoway County, Virginia, United States.[1] The population as of the 2010 Census was 84.[2]

Nottoway was originally known as Lewistown. Nottoway was a stop on the Southside Railroad in the mid-nineteenth Century. This became the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio Railroad in 1870 and then a line in the Norfolk and Western Railway and now the Norfolk Southern Railway.[3]

Since desegregation, the village's public high school now serves the entire county's population.

The Nottoway County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[4]


  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Archived 2012-07-11 at Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  3. ^ Bright, David L. (2015). "Confederate Railroads - South Side". Confederate Railroads. Retrieved 2018-01-25. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 37°07′25″N 78°04′19″W / 37.12361°N 78.07194°W / 37.12361; -78.07194