County Information

Some of the cities, towns, and places in Campbell County are Altavista, Brookneal, Castle Craig, Concord, Evington, Forest, Gladys, Kingston, Long Island, Lynch Station, Rustburg, Timberlake

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Campbell County is a United States county situated in the south central part of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located in the Piedmont region of Virginia, Campbell borders the Blue Ridge Mountains. The county seat is Rustburg.Grounded on a tobacco cash crop economy, Campbell County was created in 1782 from part of Bedford County. The county was named in honor of General William Campbell, hero of the American Revolutionary War. Campbell County is part of the Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the county population is 54,842. The number of residents has grown steadily in every census after 1930, and the total population has more than doubled since that time.The independent city of Lynchburg, Virginia was established in 1786, was incorporated as a town in 1805, and became an independent city in 1852. It all started as a part of Campbell County but is not a part of any of the counties that surround it now. It has annexed land from Bedford County and Campbell County through the years ending in 1976.