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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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Public Hearing Notice – Town of Appomattox – Proposed FY 2016 Budget

The Appomattox Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Appomattox Municipal Building, 210 Linden Street, Appomattox, Virginia.

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2015 Spring Clean Up – April 20 – 24, 2015 and April 27 – May 1,  2015

The Town of Appomattox will be conducting “Spring Clean Up” the weeks of April 20 – 24, 2015 and April 27 – May 1, 2015.

Town residents are asked to place brush, grass clippings, limbs, etc. at the curb.  Brush and tree limbs should be no longer than six feet, and where feasible should be in bags.  It is not intended for commercial cuttings.  Residents are asked to have those items removed by the contractor performing the work.

The leaf machine will also be available for leaves that you rake to the curbside.  Leaf piles should be free of sticks or rocks.

Also, you may place unwanted household items such as appliances, furniture, etc. at the curbside during this time.  Please call the Public Works Office at 352-8393 to notify us of your items to be discarded.  Items will not be picked up unless your request has been received.  Thank you for your cooperation.


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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.

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