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Charles City, Virginia
Charles City, 2017, showing the Confederate monument and the historic courthouse.
|• Total||2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)|
|• Land||2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||10 ft (3 m)|
|• Density||37.9/sq mi (14.65/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1498561|
The community is centered on the Charles City County Court House, from which it takes its variant names Charles City Court House and Charles City Courthouse. Charles City lies at the intersection of State Routes 5 and 155. It is 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Richmond, 17 miles (27 km) east of Hopewell, 23 miles (37 km) west of Williamsburg, and about 2 miles (3 km) north of the James River.
- Susan Wise Bauer, writer and historian
- Lott Cary, first black missionary to Africa
- Benjamin Harrison V, signer of the Declaration of Independence
- Martha Jefferson, First Lady of Virginia and wife of Thomas Jefferson
- John Tyler, US president
- Freeman Walker, US senator for Georgia
|U.S. Decennial Census
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||59||37||44.36%||35.58%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||72||53||54.14%||50.96%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||0||1||0.00%||0.96%|
|Asian alone (NH)||0||3||0.00%||2.88%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||0||0||0.00%||0.00%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||0||5||0.00%||4.81%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||2||5||1.50%||4.81%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||0||0||0.00%||0.00%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
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