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Charlottesville is an independent city located within the confines of Albemarle County in the State of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 45,049. It is the county seat of Albemarle County.

Charlottesville geography

Charlottesville is located along the Rivanna River, a tributary of the James, just west of the Southwest Mountains which parallel the Blue Ridge about 20 miles to the West. It was formed by charter in 1762 along a trade route called Three Notched Road (present day US 250) which led from Richmond to the Great Valley. Other major highways through Charlottesville are US 29, from Washington, D.C. to Danville, Virginia, and I-64 which parallels US 250 in the vicinity of Charlottesville.

Nearby, Monticello, the plantation manor of Thomas Jefferson is a popular tourist attraction. Located within Charlottesville is the University of Virginia which was designed by Thomas Jefferson. During the American Civil War several battles took place in Charlottesville including the Battle of Rio Hill.

John Mosby and Meriwether Lewis were both born in Charlottesville, and Edgar Allan Poe lived in the city while attending the University of Virginia. William Faulkner was a writer in residence at the University of Virginia, to which he bequeathed all of his original manuscripts. Also, William McGuffey lived in Charlottesville while serving as a professor at the University. Dave Matthews was a bartender in a Charlottesville jazz club called Miller's when he formed the Dave Matthews Band; although his main home is now in the Seattle area, he still keeps a home in the Charlottesville area. John Grisham currently makes Charlottesville one of his two homes. Actress Sissy Spacek, famous for her portrayal of tormented highschooler Carrie, lives just outside of Charlottesville, in Albemarle County. Both Stephen Malkmus of rock band Pavement and David Berman of rock band Silver Jews lived for a time in and formed their respective bands while residing in the city.

Charlottesville is the home of a National Radio Astronomy Observatory research facility.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.6 km² (10.3 mi²). None of the area is covered with water.

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