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Location of Dinwiddie, Virginia
Dinwiddie County Courthouse, new
Current courthouse, seen from U.S. Route 1

Dinwiddie is a small unincorporated community and the county seat of Dinwiddie County, Virginia, United States. The town was the site of the Battle of Dinwiddie Court House, the Battle of Five Forks as well as the Battle of Sutherland's Station during the Appomattox Campaign.

The town is near the Interstate 85 corridor, about halfway between Richmond and the North Carolina State line.

Burnt Quarter, the Dinwiddie County Court House, and Williamson Site are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Coordinates: 37°04′41″N 77°35′12″W / 37.07806°N 77.58667°W / 37.07806; -77.58667

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