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  2. Lynchburg, Virginia - Wikipedia

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    Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. First settled in 1757 by ferry owner John Lynch, the city's population was 79,009 at the 2020 census, making Lynchburg the 11th most populous city in Virginia. [3]

  3. Lynchburg, Virginia 24504. M-F, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. 434-856-2489. Lynchburg is a city of 50 square miles located near the geographic center of the state, bordered by the eastern edge of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. It is located approximately 180 miles southwest of the nation's capital, Washington, D.C.

  4. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Lynchburg - Tripadvisor

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    Things to Do in Lynchburg, Virginia: See Tripadvisor's 27,407 traveler reviews and photos of Lynchburg tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in Lynchburg. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  5. Lynchburg Tourism

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    About. Welcome to LYH, a quintessential Virginia city with a leafy veneer, a powerful industrial heart and a history that dates from John Lynch’s first ferry crossing of the James River in 1757. In our culturally-rich neighborhoods and picturesque, strollable city, you’ll discover a destination with a vital sense of its past and a growing ...

  6. Best Things to Do in Lynchburg, Virginia - Southern Living

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    Nestled in the footprint of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the James River, Lynchburg, Virginia, claims its breathtaking environs as just one of its many charms. Situated about halfway between Roanoke to the southwest and Charlottesville to the northeast, the City of Seven Hills (so called for the peaks that surround it) could answer to any number of monikers based on its multitude of ...

  7. About Lynchburg | City of Lynchburg, VA

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    Lynchburg is a city of 50 square miles located near the geographic center of the state, bordered by the eastern edge of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. It is located approximately 180 miles southwest of the nation's capital, Washington, D.C. Here's a list of 25 interesting facts.

  8. Lynchburg, VA 2023: Best Places to Visit - Tripadvisor

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    About Lynchburg. Lynchburg, Virginia, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, has had a prosperous history, serving as a center of trade, the home of numerous notable personages, and the site of the official end of the Civil War. Visit Appomattox Court House, where Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant.

  9. 25 City Facts | City of Lynchburg, VA

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    25 City Facts 1. Founding Father Lynchburg was named for its founder, John Lynch, who at the age of 17 started a ferry service across the James River in 1757. He was also responsible for Lynchburg's first bridge across the river, which replaced the ferry in 1812. 2. 45 Acres

  10. Lynchburg - Virginia Is For Lovers

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    Lynchburg. Known as the “City of Seven Hills,” Lynchburg is located in the Central Virginia region at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and alongside the James River. Lynchburg is a bustling city that is home to 5 colleges and universities; Central Virginia Community College Liberty University, Randolph College, the University of ...

  11. Lynchburg, city, administratively independent of, but located in, Campbell and Bedford counties, south-central Virginia, U.S. It is situated on the James River, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The city grew from a ferry landing settled in 1757 by Quakers; it was named for John Lynch, the ferry operator who owned the original town ...