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Afton, Virginia
Amtrak's Cardinal passes through Afton in 2009. No trains stop in Afton.
Amtrak's Cardinal passes through Afton in 2009. No trains stop in Afton.
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Coordinates: 38°01′56″N 78°50′21″W / 38.03222°N 78.83917°W / 38.03222; -78.83917Coordinates: 38°01′56″N 78°50′21″W / 38.03222°N 78.83917°W / 38.03222; -78.83917
Country United States
State Virginia
Counties Albemarle, Nelson
Elevation
1,362 ft (415 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
22920
Area code(s) 540
FIPS code 51-51125
GNIS feature ID 1499043

Afton is an unincorporated community in Albemarle and Nelson counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains about 20 miles (32 km) west of Charlottesville.

Afton is home to Silverback Distillery, Veritas Vineyard and Winery, the Blue Mountain Brewery and Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery.

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