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Location and Transportation

The Farmville Area, known as the Heart of Virginia, is just a day’s drive from 76 percent of the United States population. We are located within an easy drive of several metropolitan areas, including Richmond, Washington, Lynchburg, Charlottesville and Roanoke. You can be in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in an hour and visit the popular Virginia beaches in two and one half hours.

Roads: Interstates within 60 miles include I-95 (north and south); I-85 (north and south); I-64 (east and west). U.S. Highways 460 and 15 are routed through Farmville and Prince Edward County, and U.S. 60 runs through Cumberland. Virginia Primary Route 45 connects Farmville with Cumberland.

Air Transportation: Richmond International Airport (70 miles) and Lynchburg Municipal Airport (55 miles) serve the Farmville area for passenger, freight, and air express services. The Farmville Regional Airport, located five miles north of Farmville in Cumberland County, has a 4,400 foot runway. Services offered at the airport include aviation fuel (100LL Avgas and Jet A), aircraft parking, flight instruction, courtesy transportation, pilots lounge, public telephone, computerized weather, internet access, conference room and restrooms. Aviation fuel is available 7 days a weeks, 24 hours a day with "pay at the pump" option.

Bus: Greyhound provides inter-city transportation. The Farmville Area Bus provides intra-city service and Prince Edward Rural Transit (PERT) to several locations in Prince Edward County.

Motor Freight: Approximately 26 trucking firms service the surrounding area.

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