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Lynchburg is an independent city.
The community was named after John Lynch, who operated a ferry here.
The latitude of Lynchburg is 37.413N. The longitude is -79.142W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 65,113.
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10% of Lynchburg residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lynchburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lynchburg was $18,263, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Lynchburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Lynchburg include Daniel's Hill Historic District, Diamond Hill Historic District, Federal Hill Historic District, Garland Hill Historic District, Lower Basin Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Lynchburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $801.
Libraries in Lynchburg include Lynchburg Public Downtown Branch Library, Lynchburg Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Lynchburg include WJPR, WSET.
Lynchburg City supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lynchburg political report.
The average commute time for Lynchburg workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lynchburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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Cons: only thing I can't stand is the clay!
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