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Farmville Apartments - The Historic Town of Farmville, VA

About Farmville

Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County in beautiful Southern Virginia, is convenient to Richmond, Lynchburg, Charlottesville and Petersburg. Your Farmville apartment is truly at the heart of Virginia! This bustling college town is dynamic and thriving, filled with interesting people of all ages and a wealth of resources to enjoy.

Historic Farmville

Farmville has been the central hub for trade, education, law, and finance for the surrounding seven counties since 1798. Farmville was witness civil war, the birth of civil rights and has been called home by great leaders like Patrick Henry. Today, it is the home of many successful businesses and industries, as well as institutions devoted to the arts and educational organizations. The Farmville area has been home to the American ideal and all that is celebrated about American life for 250 years. That tradition continues to this day.

Events in FarmvilleThings to Do: Shopping, Dining & Recreation

Farmville shopping is unique, with lots of choices and great prices. Farmville is home to an active Main Street shopping area and many other shopping centers. The entire East coast comes to Farmville to shop our many retail stores and to save thanks to wholesale furniture bargains. Great furniture shopping opportunities are enhanced by stores that offer one-of-a-kind antiques, elegant home décor, clothing, canoes, novelty gifts, books and so much more.

Farmville dining is eclectic and spans many cultures, offering diners some of the finest food in the South. This dynamic community inspires vibrant new restaurants regularly, creating an endless array of options: elegant restaurants, diners, home-style cooking, pizza, outdoor cafés, and fast food restaurants abound to tempt your tastebuds, all within minutes of your Farmville apartment.Farmville Shopping near Poplar Apartments in Farmville, Virginia

And finally, the tri-county region that includes Prince Edward, Buckingham and Cumberland Counties allow for a wide variety of recreational activities. Water-sports activities are popular thanks to the 3 area rivers, the Appomattox, the Willis, and the James River. Nearby state parks provide multiple opportunities to splash in the water or hike trails. You can also enjoy the ease of relaxing as you explore the local fishing holes near your apartment in Farmville, including the nationally recognized, 845-acre, Briery Creek Lake.

Farmville is also home to 4 area golf courses, including the 18-hole, PGA sanctioned, Manor Golf Club. Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney provide plenty of sports for your resident "fan" - basketball, baseball, lacrosse or field hockey. Longwood Center for Visual Arts provides exhibits from both local and nationally known artists that will captivate the imagination.

Visit our Local Information page for links to many Farmville businesses and attractions!