Appomattox County, Virginia

county in Virginia, United States

Appomattox County is a United States county near the center of the U.S. state of Virginia. The county is part of the Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is the town of Appomattox.[1]

Appomattox County
The Appomattox County Courthouse in October 2007
The Appomattox County Courthouse in October 2007
Flag of Appomattox County
Map of Virginia highlighting Appomattox County
Location within the U.S. state of Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°21′32″N 78°49′35″W / 37.358973°N 78.826438°W / 37.358973; -78.826438
Country United States
State Virginia
Named forAppomattox River
Largest townAppomattox
 • Total335 sq mi (870 km2)
 • Land333 sq mi (860 km2)
 • Water1.2 sq mi (3 km2)  0.4%
 • Total16,119
 • Density48/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th


  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved January 22, 2024.