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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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Join Appomattox County in Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

Visit Appomattox in April 2015 to Remember

– Appomattox Court House, Where Our Nation Reunited –

We need your input! Your responses to this survey will be used in the Town’s first comprehensive planning process—the process that will drive changes in the Town of Appomattox for the next 20 years.Are you dissatisfied with a public service provided by the Town? Do you think there should be more public parks, sidewalks, or bike trails in the Town? What could help the Town build its rural character and small town charm? Now is the time to make your voice heard.

Your input is crucial to this comprehensive planning process since it won’t be carried out again until 2020! Please take about 10 minutes to inform us of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats you see in the Town of Appomattox.


For more information visit the Comprehensive Plan link under the LINKS tab at the top of this page.

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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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