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Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, in the Lynchburg metro area.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named after an Indian queen, known as Apumetec; another says it was named for a tribe
The latitude of Appomattox is 37.356N. The longitude is -78.825W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,725.
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3% of Appomattox residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Appomattox ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Appomattox was $14,355, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Appomattox residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Appomattox, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $747.
Libraries in Appomattox include J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library ... View libraries
Appomattox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Appomattox political report.
The average commute time for Appomattox workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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