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Charlottesville is an independent city.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Princess Charlotte, wife of George III.
The latitude of Charlottesville is 38.029N. The longitude is -78.476W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 466 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 45,049.
Ranked No. 1 among small cities in the ePodunk College Town Index, 2002
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12% of Charlottesville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Charlottesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Charlottesville was $16,973, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Charlottesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Charlottesville include Albemarle County Courthouse Historic District, Ridge Street Historic District, Rugby Road-University Corner Historic District, University of Virginia Historic District, Wertland Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Charlottesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $517. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $966.
Libraries in Charlottesville include Gordon Avenue Library, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Northside Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Charlottesville include Charlottesville Daily Progress
TV stations in Charlottesville include WHTJ, WVIR.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WVTU., WVTW.
Charlottesville City supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Charlottesville political report.
Charlottesville restaurants taking online reservations include Fuel Co., The Melting Pot - Charlottesville ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Charlottesville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Charlottesville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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