Welcome to Historic Appomattox, Virginia
Welcome to the Town of Appomattox. On this website, you will find dozens of resources for living, working, playing and visiting Appomattox. Whether you are drawn here for our rich history or for the friendly people, we believe you will find Appomattox to be a place worthy of calling “home.” ¬†Our hope is that you’ll visit us one day to find out for yourself what we think is so wonderful.
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A Brief History of Appomattox
Named after the Appomattox River, the Town of Appomattox is located just three miles from the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, which is also known as Clover Hill. This is the site of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865, which helped to end the Civil War.