Place:Campbell, Virginia, United States

NameCampbell
Alt namesCampbellsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.233°N 79.1°W
Located inVirginia, United States     (1782 - )
See alsoAppomattox, Virginia, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Campbell County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,842. Its county seat is Rustburg. The county is named after General William Campbell of the Revolutionary War.

Campbell County is part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Campbell County was established in 1782 from Bedford County. The county was named for Revolutionary War hero, General William Campbell, who is known for the 1780 Battle of Kings Mountain.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1782 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1782 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1782 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1782 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1782 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1853 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1980 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 7,685
1800 9,866
1810 11,001
1820 16,569
1830 20,350
1840 21,030
1850 23,245
1860 26,197
1870 28,384
1880 36,250
1890 41,087
1900 23,256
1910 23,043
1920 26,716
1930 22,885
1940 26,048
1950 28,877
1960 32,958
1970 43,319
1980 45,424
1990 47,572

Note: Lynchburg city, formed from Campbell County; has annexed some territory from Bedford County. Annexations after 1970 from Campbell (1970 population 9,033) and Bedford (1,467).

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