Town of Culpeper

Downtown 004sorrentinoThe Town of Culpeper has witnessed the arrival of the Revolutionary War, the railroad, the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, and the Information Age. Much has changed throughout its rich history, yet the enterprise and hospitality of the Town’s people have remained constant.

Today’s Town of Culpeper offers a unique blend of Americana. From colonial to modern times, from thriving businesses to historic homes, the Town of Culpeper truly offers a real, not reproduced, Town Center. The restored Historic Commercial District includes:

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  • Unique Shops
  • Fine Dinning
  • Special Events
  • Theater Restoration
  • Trolley and
  • Amtrak Service

In 1987, the Town of Culpeper was selected to participate in the National Main Street Program administered by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It was the first town in Virginia to receive Certified Local Government status in the National Historic Preservation Program. The Town of Culpeper has been named “The Best Small Town in Virginia” and “One of America’s Top 10 Small Towns” by Norman Crampton, author of “The 100 Best Small
Towns in America.”