Palmyra, Virginia

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Palmyra
—  Unincorporated community  —
Palmyra, Virginia is located in Virginia
Palmyra
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 37°51′40″N 78°15′48″W / 37.86111°N 78.26333°W / 37.86111; -78.26333Coordinates: 37°51′40″N 78°15′48″W / 37.86111°N 78.26333°W / 37.86111; -78.26333
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFluvanna
Population (2010)
 • Total104
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
 
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Palmyra
—  Unincorporated community  —
Palmyra, Virginia is located in Virginia
Palmyra
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 37°51′40″N 78°15′48″W / 37.86111°N 78.26333°W / 37.86111; -78.26333Coordinates: 37°51′40″N 78°15′48″W / 37.86111°N 78.26333°W / 37.86111; -78.26333
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFluvanna
Population (2010)
 • Total104
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)

Palmyra is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Fluvanna County, Virginia, United States.[1] The population as of the 2010 Census was 104.[2] Palmyra lies on the eastern bank of the Rivanna River along U.S. Route 15. The greater Palmyra area (ZIP code 22963) is much more populous, and includes the Charlottesville exurb of Lake Monticello.

The Fluvanna County Courthouse Historic District, Glen Burnie, Pleasant Grove, and Seay's Chapel Methodist Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Notable residents[edit source | edit]

Climate[edit source | edit]

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa"(Humid Subtropical Climate).[5]

Climate data for Palmyra, Virginia
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)8
(47)
9
(49)
14
(58)
21
(69)
24
(75)
28
(83)
30
(86)
30
(86)
26
(79)
21
(69)
15
(59)
9
(49)
19.6
(67.4)
Average low °C (°F)−4
(25)
−3
(26)
0
(32)
5
(41)
10
(50)
16
(60)
18
(64)
17
(63)
13
(56)
6
(43)
1
(34)
−3
(27)
6.3
(43.4)
Precipitation mm (inches)74
(2.9)
71
(2.8)
91
(3.6)
74
(2.9)
94
(3.7)
89
(3.5)
104
(4.1)
100
(4)
86
(3.4)
94
(3.7)
79
(3.1)
80
(3)
1,036
(40.7)
Source: Weatherbase [6]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  4. ^ http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=11676
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Palmyra, Virginia
  6. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on August 20, 2013.