Demographics & Services
Fluvanna County’s population, at the time of the 2010 census was 25691. We experienced a growth of 28.15% from 2000 to 2010, which paled in comparison to the 61.29% growth from 1990 to 2000. While the county is still mostly rural, larger concentrations of residents may be found at Lake Monticello, Palmyra, and Fork Union.
Numerous health care professionals operate within the county covering a wide range of specialties including Pediatric, Family, and Internal Medicine. Dental, eye, physical therapy, counseling, pharmacy, and veterinary services are also available. Central Virginia Health Service operates facilities in Buckingham County (Central Virginia Community Health Center in New Canton) and in Louisa County (Health and Wellness Center of Louisa). Fluvanna County is fortunate to be conveniently located to the world-renowned University of Virginia Medical Center with a Level I trauma center and the community-based, not-for-profit, Martha Jefferson Hospital, both is Charlottesville. Pegasus Flight Operations covers the county, providing helicopter transport in emergency medical situations.
Local television stations received through much of the county include NBC, CBS, ABC and PBS affiliates in Charlottesville. These stations provide frequent coverage of county news and events. Stations affiliated with the other national networks can be received throughout the county. Cable television service is available at Lake Monticello and in some other areas of the county. Satellite service is also available to county residents interested in expanded coverage.
Two weekly papers provide regular coverage of Fluvanna County –The Fluvanna Review and The Rural Virginian, both are Chamber members. The daily papers for our region are Charlottesville’s The Daily Progress and Richmond’s The Richmond Times-Dispatch.
There are numerous public broadcasting and commercial radio stations whose signals reach Fluvanna County, Including those stations from Chamber member Charlottesville Radio Group.
The Sheriff’s Department and the Virginia State Police provide law enforcement for the entire county. Lake Monticello Police Department operates primarily in the Lake community. Volunteer fire and rescue squads serve throughout the county providing an exceptional level of service.
Roadways & Transportation
Interstate 64 crosses the county’s northern tip and provides direct access to Charlottesville, Richmond and the Tidewater region. U.S. Route 15, a major north-south highway, runs through the center of the county. State Route 6 runs east-west at the southern end of the county. Scheduled air, rail, and bus service is conveniently located within an easy commute of the entire county.
Electricity is provided by Dominion Power or the Central Virginia Electric Cooperative. Telephone service is available through CenturyLink and cellular coverage is also available in most parts of the County. Public water and sewer are available at Lake Monticello and portions of Palmyra. Public water service is available in portions of Fork Union.