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Calverton, Virginia
Calverton Market
Calverton Market
Calverton, Virginia is located in Northern Virginia
Calverton, Virginia
Calverton, Virginia
Location in Northern Virginia
Calverton, Virginia is located in Virginia
Calverton, Virginia
Calverton, Virginia
Location in Virginia
Calverton, Virginia is located in the United States
Calverton, Virginia
Calverton, Virginia
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fauquier
Area
 • Total 4.61 sq mi (11.95 km2)
 • Land 4.59 sq mi (11.88 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
259 ft (79 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 239
 • Density 52/sq mi (20.1/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
20138
FIPS code 51-12264
GNIS feature ID 1492694

Calverton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fauquier County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 239. The village runs along Virginia State Route 28 and its crossroad, Bristersburg Road. Calverton has a Southern States store, a small country store, and post office. Its ZIP code is 20138.

The Calverton Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.

Calverton may have been named after Calvert County, Maryland. Gilbert Bastable's family moved to the Warrenton Junction area from Maryland between 1850 and 1860, and Bastable lived in Calvert County prior to returning to Virginia after the Civil War.

Geography

Calverton is located in southeastern Fauquier County, between Catlett to the northeast and Midland to the southwest, all along Virginia Route 28. Warrenton, the county seat, is 10 miles (16 km) to the northwest via Casanova Road and Meetze Road.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Calverton CDP has a total area of 4.61 square miles (11.95 km2), of which 4.59 square miles (11.88 km2) is land and 0.027 square miles (0.07 km2), or 0.59%, is water. Owl Run flows through the center of Calverton; it is a tributary of Cedar Run, part of the Occoquan River watershed flowing to the Potomac River.

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