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Culpeper is a town in Culpeper County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Lord Culpeper, colonial governor.
The latitude of Culpeper is 38.473N. The longitude is -77.996W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 413 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,442.
Early center of anti-British sentiment before the Revolution. The Culpeper Minute Men organized in 1775, participating in the Battle of Great Bridge, the first Revolutionary battle on Virginia soil.
Scene of several Civil War battles. Both Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee made their headquarters here at different times during the war
Sections below provide additional information and links about Culpeper demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Culpeper County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 22701 ZIP code.
11% of Culpeper residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Culpeper ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Culpeper was $16,842, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Culpeper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Culpeper include Culpeper Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Culpeper, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $481. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.
Libraries in Culpeper include Culpeper County Library ... View libraries
Culpeper County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Culpeper political report.
The average commute time for Culpeper workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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