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The Timeless, Charming Appeal of Small Town America

Welcome to the official tourism website for the Town and County of Appomattox Virginia.

Conveniently located in the “Heart of Virginia”, Appomattox invites you to experience the timeless, charming appeal of small town America.

Discover the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, forever written on the pages of Civil War History. Walk the dusty roads of Clover Hill Village, and witness life in the 1800’s. Experience Cub Creek Pottery, a residential, apprenticeship pottery studio…Awe at the thousands of antique German steins on display at Steins Unlimited… Enjoy the unique African artifact collection on display at the Hazel Moon Resource Center… Delight in the unique architecture of our Turn of the Century Walking Tour… Visit the birthplace and gravesite of Joel Walker Sweeney, or immerse yourself in history at the Appomattox County Historical Museum.

For those who simply want to relax and unwind, the pristine waters and natural beauty of the James River and Holliday Lake State Parks await you. If your thirst for adventure and outdoor recreation goes beyond boating, canoeing and kayaking, Appomattox offers tournament level frisbee disc golf, hiking, fishing, biking, geo-caching, golfing and more.

Finally, enjoy shopping in the picturesque, Appomattox historic downtown, offering great antiquing, charming restaurants, romantic bed and breakfasts, and true southern hospitality.





Lee's Surrender Letter to Grant