Appomattox County, Virginia

Appomattox County: County in Virginia, United States


Appomattox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,973 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 16,043 inhabitants. Its county seat is Appomattox. The county was created 179 years ago in 1844.

Appomattox County locator map
Location of Appomattox County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Appomattox County

Population : 16,043 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Area : 864 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Named for : Appomattox River
Altitude : 771 feet / 235 meters
Capital : Appomattox
Establishment : January 01, 1845
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:33:02 (14th July 2024)
Density : 19 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.67% (2010-2020)
New Appomattox Court House image
New Appomattox Court House
New Appomattox Court House image


Appomattox County is located at 37°22'20"N 78°48'44"W (37.3722900, -78.8121200). It has 6 neighbors: Nelson County, Amherst County, Buckingham County, Campbell County, Charlotte County and Prince Edward County.

Appomattox County map

Appomattox County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Appomattox County.

City Name Population Title
Appomattox 1,808 Town in Virginia, United States

Appomattox County has 6 neighbours.

  • Appomattox


The population of Appomattox County increased by 6.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,973 - census
2011 15,109 0.9% estimation process
2012 15,246 0.9% estimation process
2013 15,320 0.48% estimation process
2014 15,348 0.18% estimation process
2015 15,492 0.93% estimation process
2016 15,528 0.23% estimation process
2017 15,723 1.24% estimation process
2018 15,881 0.99% estimation process
2019 15,911 0.19% estimation process
2020 16,043 0.82% estimation process

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People born in Appomattox County (5)

People born in Appomattox County, including politician Henry D. Flood, politician Joel West Flood, John Bunyan Shearer, .


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