The City of Drakes Branch, VA
The city of Drakes Branch is located in the state of Virginia in Charlotte County and has a population of 462 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Drakes Branch is South Boston, approximately 30 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Drakes Branch, including Smithson Lounge, Keysville Sav-U Time, Down Home Sub Shop, Brigman's Barbeque and Burger King. For a larger selection of Drakes Branch restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Drakes Branch Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Hat Creek Golf Course, Robert Russa Moton Museum, Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial and Longwood Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Drakes Branch please click on the Attractions tab above.
Drakes Branch, Virginia Climate and WeatherIn the month of March, Drakes Branch experiences an average high temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in March are usually about 35 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.16 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Drakes Branch with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 49 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Drakes Branch to receive an average of 3.52 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.06 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as -8 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Drakes Branch should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 69 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
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Drakes Branch, Virginia Attractions
1Appomattox Court House National Historical Park - Appomattox,
The Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is a National Historical Park of original and reconstructed nineteenth century buildings. It was signed into law August 3, 1935. The village was made a national monument in 1940 and a national historical park in 1954. It is located three miles east of Appomattox, Virginia, the location of the Appomattox Station and the "new" Appomattox Court House. It is in the center of the state about 25 miles east of Lynchburg, Virginia.
2Hat Creek Golf Course - Brookneal,
The Hat Creek Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Campbell County Virginia. Built in 1975, this Brookneal course designed by Bill Singleton is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 804-376-2292. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Rural Route 1, Brookneal, VA 24528
3Longwood Golf Course - Farmville,
The Longwood Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Prince Edward County Virginia. Built in 1965, this Farmville course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 804-395-2613. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Johnston St, Farmville, VA 23901
4Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial - Brookneal,
Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial in Charlotte County, Virginia near the Town of Brookneal, honors Patrick Henry, the fiery legislator and orator of the American Revolution. Henry's law office and grave are preserved at his small Red Hill plantation, along with a reconstruction of his last home, several dependencies, and a museum.
5Robert Russa Moton Museum - Farmville,
Robert Russa Moton Museum in the town of Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia is a museum which serves as a center for the study of civil rights in education.
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Drakes Branch, Virginia Restaurants
This is a list of Drakes Branch Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Bar & Grill Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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