For a map directing you to Appomattox County click here.
Area: 342 square miles
Formed in 1845 from Buckingham. Prince Edward, Charlotte, and Campbell, and named for an Indian tribe. This
county was the scene of Lee's surrender, April 9, 1865.
The Last Fight, K-156 Rte. 460, at Rte. 131, in Appomattox
Surrender at Appomattox, D-157 Rte. 460, at Rte. 131, in Appomattox
Appomattox Court House, New and Old, K-158, K-I58 Rte. 131, at town of Appomattox
Eldon, M-66 Rte. 460, at 131, in Appomattox
Eldon, M-66 Rte. 24, 1.1 miles n. of Appomattox
Inventor of the Banjo, M-66 Rte. 24, 3.2 miles e. of Appomattox
Clay Smoking Pipes, M-67 Rte. 460. at Pamplin
The Last Positions, MG-2 Rte. 24, 2 miles n. of Appomattox
Wildway, MG-3 Rte. 24, at Vera
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