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Catlett, Virginia
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Coordinates: 38°39′13″N 77°38′26″W / 38.65361°N 77.64056°W / 38.65361; -77.64056Coordinates: 38°39′13″N 77°38′26″W / 38.65361°N 77.64056°W / 38.65361; -77.64056
Country United States
State Virginia
County Fauquier
Area
 • Total 3.24 sq mi (8.40 km2)
 • Land 3.22 sq mi (8.33 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
270 ft (80 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 297
 • Density 92/sq mi (35.5/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
20119
FIPS code 51-13624
GNIS feature ID 1492729

Catlett is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fauquier County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 297. It is located west of the Prince William County line. Catlett was formerly a rail stop on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, and the area was the site of many raids on the railroad during the American Civil War.

The Catlett Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008, and Auburn Battlefield in 2011.

Geography

Catlett is located in southeastern Fauquier County, bordered to the southwest by Calverton. Virginia State Route 28 passes through the community, leading southwest through Calverton to Midland and Bealeton; to the northeast it leads through Nokesville in Prince William County to the city of Manassas. Warrenton, the Fauquier County seat, is 12 miles (19 km) to the northwest via local roads.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Catlett CDP has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.4 km2), of which 0.03 square miles (0.07 km2), or 0.84%, is water. The western and southern edge of Catlett is formed by Cedar Run, a tributary of the Occoquan River, which flows southeast to the Potomac.

Demographics

According to the 2010 census the total population of Catlett is 297. The town is predominantly White, with 251 residents or 84.5% of the population. The second highest and only other race in Catlett is African-American, with 46 residents or 15.5% of the population. Data from the 2010 census shows no other ethnicities living in Catlett.

100% of the population of Catlett are citizens of the United States, with a median age of 56.2. The town has 144 households and is relatively wealthy, with a median household income of $78,198.

Education

The citizens of Catlett are educated through Fauquier County Public Schools. H. M. Pearson Elementary School is located in Catlett. Catlett is zoned for Cedar Lee Middle School and Liberty High School. There are also many private schools both in Fauquier County and in neighboring Prince William County.

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