The City of Lynchburg, VA
Lynchburg is a popular city in the state of Virginia with a total of 73,933 residents living there. Lynchburg is ranked as the eleventh most populated city in Virginia and the 386th most populated city in the United States, and is located in any County. The largest nearby city to Lynchburg is Lexington, approximately 30 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Lynchburg, including Cavalier Restaurant, Shads, Dahlia Restaurant, Hill City BBQ and Magnolia Foods. For a larger selection of Lynchburg restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Lynchburg Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Anne Spencer House, Colonial Hills Golf Club, Poplar Forest Golf Course, Point of Honor and Cedar Hills Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Lynchburg please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Lynchburg:
- Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH)
Lynchburg, Virginia Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Lynchburg experiences an average high temperature of 44 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 24 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.54 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Lynchburg with daytime temperatures averaging 83 degrees in the summer, and 47 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Lynchburg to receive an average of 3.29 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.89 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -10 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Lynchburg should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 68 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
Lynchburg, Virginia Attractions
1Anne Spencer House - Lynchburg,
The Anne Spencer House, in Lynchburg, Virginia in the US was, from 1903 to 1975, the home of Anne Spencer, a poet of the Harlem Renaissance. She was the first Virginian and first African-American to have her poetry included in the Norton Anthology of American Poetry. Not only was Spencer a successful poet, she was also a committed activist for equal rights, and her house also served as a political center of the community.
2Appomattox 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.
3Avoca Museum - Altavista,
Altavista is an incorporated town in Campbell County, Virginia. The population was 3,425 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area.
4Cedar Hills Golf Club - Lynchburg,
The Cedar Hills Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Lynchburg City County Virginia. is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 804-239-1512. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Route 29 S, Lynchburg, VA 24501
5Colonial Hills Golf Club - Forest,
The Colonial Hills Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Bedford County Virginia. Built in 1962, this Forest course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1990 Gum Tree Rd, Forest, VA 24551
6Cyrus McCormick Farm - Steeles Tavern,
The Cyrus McCormick Farm and Workshop is on the family farm of inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick known as Walnut Grove. Cyrus Hall McCormick improved and patented the mechanical reaper, which eventually led to the creation of the combine harvester. The farm is near Steele's Tavern, Virginia and Raphine, Virginia, close to the northern border of Rockbridge County, Virginia and Augusta County, Virginia, and is currently a museum run by the Virginia Agricultural Experimental Station of Virginia Tech.
7Devils Knob Course at Wintergreen Resort - Nellysford,
The Devils Knob Course at Wintergreen Resort is a 45 hole resort golf course in Nelson County Virginia. Built in 1977, this Nellysford course designed by Ellis Maples is open apr 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 90 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 434-325-2200. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.
Address: Route 664, Nellysford, VA 22958
8Hat 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
9Lee Chapel - Lexington,
Lee Chapel is a National Historic Landmark in Lexington, Virginia, on the campus of Washington and Lee University. It was constructed during 1867-68 at the request of Robert E. Lee, who was President of the University at the time, and after whom the building is named. The Victorian brick architectural design was probably the work of his son, George Washington Custis Lee, with details contributed by Col. Thomas Williamson, an architect and professor of engineering at the neighboring Virginia Military Institute.
10Monocan/Shamokin Course at Stoney Creek at Wintergreen Resort - Nellysford,
The Monocan/Shamokin Course at Stoney Creek at Wintergreen Resort is a 45 hole resort golf course in Nelson County Virginia. Built in 1988, this Nellysford course designed by Rees Jones is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 434-325-2200. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.
Address: Rte 664, Nellysford, VA 22958
Lynchburg, Virginia Hotels
Lynchburg, Virginia Restaurants
This is a list of Lynchburg Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, American Restaurants and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published September 25, 2010
We left New Jersey where all three of our sons were born and raised heading West. Our road trip was through Newark Delaware, West Virginia, Natural Bridge, Baltimore - our goal was to reach Roanoke.