Nelson County, Virginia Basics:

Nelson County Virginia - Government Site

Population: 14,813
Area: 471 square miles
County seat: Lovingston
Area code(s) in use: 540 434
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 80.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
Median household income: $48,888
Persons in poverty: 11.5%
Home ownership rate: 77.2%
Mean travel time to work: 32.7 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Albemarle  Amherst  Appomattox  Augusta  Buckingham  Rockbridge  

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Map of the Nelson County area

Our detail map of Nelson County shows the Nelson County, Virginia boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Nelson County, Virginia

  Airports     show all on map

Faber Airport, Flatwoods Airport, Rockfish Airpark, Roseland Rescue Squad Heliport, Starr Airport, Stevens Helicopters Heliport, Tye River Airport, Wood Farm Airport, Woodridge Field Airport

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Rockfish Valley

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Stage Bridge

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Afton House, Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center, Faber Volunteer Fire Department, Gladstone Rescue Squad, Gladstone Volunteer Fire Department, Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department, Montebello Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Nelson County Courthouse, Nelson County Rescue Squad Station 1 Headquarters, Nelson County Rescue Squad Station 2, Nelson County Sheriff Office, Piney River Volunteer Fire Department, Rockfish Gap Visitors Center, Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Roseland Rescue Squad, Waltons Mountain Museum, Wintergreen Fire and Rescue Station 1, Wintergreen Fire and Rescue Station 2

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Adial Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Camden Cemetery, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Diamond Hill Cemetery, Giles Cemetery, Harewood Cemetery, Harvey Cemetery, Henley Cemetery, Jonesboro Cemetery, Liberty Hall Cemetery, Locust Grove Cemetery, Mount Shiloh Cemetery, Oak Hill Cemetery, Ridgecrest Cemetery, Rock Spring Cemetery, Sandy Ridge Cemetery, Stevens Cove Cemetery, Thompson Cemetery, White Rock Cemetery, White Rock Cemetery, Wintergreen Cemetery, Woodland Cemetery

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Arrington Census Designated Place, Lovingston Census Designated Place, Nellysford Census Designated Place, Schuyler Census Designated Place, Shipman Census Designated Place, Wintergreen Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Adial Church, Ariel Church (historical), Beech Grove Christian Church, Bethany Church, Bethel Church, Bethel Church, Bethlehem Church, Calvary Church, Cedar Grove Church, Centenary Church, Christ Church, Ebenezer Church, Elk Hill Church, Elmington Church, Evergreen Church, Fairmount Church, Fellowship Holiness Church, Grace Church, Haines Chapel, Harmony Church, Hebron Church, Hebron Church, Holy Temple Church, Jonesboro Baptist Church, Little Zion Church, Locust Grove Church, Locust Grove Church, Massie Memorial Church, Massies Mill Presbyterian Church, Mineral Springs Church, Montreal Church, Mount Eagle Church, Mount Paran Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Mount Shiloh Church, Mount Woodland Church, Mount Zion Church (historical), Mountain Top Church, New Mount Church, Oak Grove Church, Oak Hill Church, Oak Hill Church, Pine Hill Church, Piney River Church, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Poplar Flat Baptist Church, Proffit Chapel (historical), Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Rock Springs Church, Rockfish Church, Rockfish Valley Church, Rodes Church, Rose Union Church, Saint James Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Joys Church, Saint Marys Church, Saint Stephens Church, Salem Church, Second Mineral Springs Church, Stevens Cove Church (historical), Trinity Church, Union Church, Walnut Grove Church (historical), White Rock Church, Woodland Church, Zion Hill Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Moses Crossing

  Dams     show all on map

Baldwin Dam, Bernard Hamilton Dam, Cove Valley Dam, Lake Monocan Dam, Nelson Dam, Ramsay Knox Dam, Rockfish River Dam, Stevens Lake Dam, Watts Dam

  Falls     show all on map

Crabtree Falls, The Falls

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Big Levels, Little Levels

  Forests     show all on map

Lesesne State Forest

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Brent Gap, Canada Gap, Gleasons Gap, Ramsey Gap, Rockfish Gap, Shields Gap, Thoroughfare Gap, Tye River Gap, White Rock Gap

  Islands     show all on map

Buford Island, Cunninghams Island, Dog Island, Smith Islands, Swift Island, Sycamore Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Fish Pond, Saunders Pond

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Afton Overlook, Buffalo Station, Camp Monocan, Fork Mountain Overlook, Harpers Creek Shelter, Harpers Creek Shelter, Harris Bridge, Maupin Field Shelter, Montebello State Fish Hatchery, Myndus, Nelson County Farm (historical), Priest Trail Shelter, Seeley Woodworth Trail Shelter, Three Ridges Overlook, Twenty Minute Cliff Overlook, Variety Mills

  Parks     show all on map

James River State Wildlife Management Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Adial, Afton, Allens Creek, Arrington, Avon, Beech Grove, Bryant, Buffalo Springs, Caskie, Colleen, Durrett Town, Elma, Faber, Five Forks, Four Forks, Freshwater, Gladstone, Gordon Crossing, Greenfield, Greenway, Gullysville, Hendersons Store, Jonesboro, Kingswood, Lakeview Heights, Lanes Ford, Lawthorne Mill, Lodebar, Lovingston, Lowesville, Martins Store, Massies Mill, Midway Mills, Montebello, Nash, Nellysford, Norwood, Oak Ridge, Old Myndus, Onan, Ottoway, Piedmont, Piney River, Poplar Flats, Ramsey, Red Apple Orchard, Rockfish, Roseland, Roses Mill, Schuyler, Shady Lane, Shipman, Twin Poplars, Tye River, Tyro, Warminster, White Rock, Wingina, Wintergreen, Woods Mill

  Post Offices     show all on map

Agee Post Office (historical)

  Reserves     show all on map

Priest Wilderness, Three Ridges Wilderness

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Baldwin Pond, Davis Pond, Hamilton Lake, Lake Monocan, Nelson Lake, Nelson Lake, Payne Pond, Ramsay Knox Pond, Stevens Lake

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Becknors Ridge, Bible Ridge, Grassy Ridge, Pinnacle Ridge, Porters Ridge, Sears Ridge, Three Ridges

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Cedar Grove School (historical), Davis Creek School (historical), Dutch Creek School (historical), Fleetwood-Massies Mill Elementary School, Gladstone School, Kleinburg School (historical), Lovingston Elementary School, Mountain View School (historical), Nelson County High School, Nelson Middle School, North Branch School, Poplar School (historical), Rockfish River Elementary School, Rockfish Valley High School (historical), Ryan Elementary School, Schuyler Elementary School (historical), Tye River Elementary School, Union Springs School (historical), White Rock School (historical), Wintergreen School (historical)

  Springs     show all on map

Bugley Spring, Twin Springs

  Streams     show all on map

Allen Creek, Allen Creek, Andersons Creek, Bear Creek, Beaver Creek, Black Creek, Bobs Creek, Brown Creek, Buck Creek, Buffalo Creek, Campbell Creek, Carter Creek, Cedar Branch, Cove Creek, Coxs Creek, Crabtree Creek, Craig Creek, Cripple Creek, Cub Creek, Cub Creek, Davis Creek, Dillard Creek, Durham Run, Dutch Creek, East Branch Hat Creek, Edwards Branch, Elk Pond Branch, Glade Creek, Goodwin Creek, Harpers Creek, Hat Creek, Haw Branch, Hayes Branch, Hickory Creek, Ivy Creek, Jennys Creek, Joe Creek, Jones Creek, Little Creek, Little Joe Creek, Little Stony Creek, Long Branch, Louisa Spring Branch, Maidenhead Branch, Mallory Creek, Mayo Creek, Meadow Creek, Meadow Creek, Meriwether Creek, Mill Creek, Mill Creek, Mill Creek, Mill Dam Creek, Muddy Branch, Muddy Creek, Nero Creek, North Fork Tye River, North Prong Davis Creek, Owens Creek, Pauls Creek, Perry Creek, Piney River, Reids Creek, Rockfish River, Rocky Run, Rodes Creek, Rucker Run, Shoe Creek, Silver Creek, Slater Branch, South Fork Rockfish River, South Fork Tye River, Spruce Creek, Stony Creek, Swan Creek, Taylor Creek, Taylors Creek, Town Creek, Tunnel Branch, Tye River, Union Hill Creek, White Rock Creek, Whiteoak Branch, Williams Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Archer Mountain, Avon Hill, Bailey Mountain, Bailey Mountain, Ball Mountain, Bee Mountain, Black Rock Mountain, Bolton Mountain, Bryant Mountain, Bryant Mountain, Buck Mountain, Butler Mountain, Cabell Mountain, Cat Rock Mountain, Chimney Rock, Copelands Rocks, Crawford Knob, Crits Mountain, Devils Knob, Diggs Mountain, Diggs Mountain, Dobie Mountain, Edge Hill, Elk Mountain, Elk Pond Mountain, Ennis Mountain, Findlay Mountain, Fork Mountain, High Peak, High Top Mountain, Hills Mountain, Horse Mountain, Horseshoe Mountain, Hubbard Hill, Humpback Mountain, Little Mountain, Little Piney Mountain, Little Priest, Maintop Mountain, Mars Knob, Massies Mountain, McClain Mountain, Meadow Mountain, Mills Mountain, Monasco Mountain, Mosby Mountain, Naked Mountain, Pats Knob, Peavine Mountain, Peebles Mountain, Perry Mountain, Pilot Mountain, Piney Mountain, Piney Mountain, PJs Mound, Potatopatch Mountain, Roberts Mountain, Rock Spring Mountain, Round Mountain, Shiloh Mountain, Simpson Mountain, Spy Rock, Sugarloaf Mountain, The Horseshoe, The Priest, The Rocks, Thomas Mountain, Thompson Mountain, Turk Mountain, Turner Mountain, Welsh Mountain, White Mountain, Willoughby Mountain, Woods Mountain

  Towers     show all on map

WPVA-FM (Waynesboro)

  Valleys     show all on map

Blundell Hollow, Cash Hollow, Cooks Hollow, Coon Hollow, Cow Hollow, Edes Hollow, Fortunes Cove, Freshwater Cove, Ginseng Hollow, Glass Hollow, Harris Cove, Melton Hollow, Perkins Hollow, Polly Wright Cove, Pond Hollow, Purvis Hollow, Sally Powell Hollow, Shaeffer Hollow, Simpson Hollow, Stevens Cove, Wheeler Cove, Wills Cove, Wolf Hollow,

Nelson County, Virginia Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteNelson County White population 12,48712,487  
BlackNelson County Black population 1,9261,925
MixedNelson County Mixed population 252251
AsianNelson County Asian population 7474
American IndianNelson County American Indian population 5959
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderNelson County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
Virginia population by county