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Ideal Location

Nearby Places & How to Get There

Farmville is located in Virginia’s heartland and we’re not just saying that. The exact geographical center of Virginia is located in nearby Buckingham County. This allows Farmville to be an apex of economic growth and opens the door for travel and tourism.
 
The Town of Farmville is 7.2 square miles and is located on both Cumberland and Prince Edward Counties. Located in the center of the Commonwealth, Farmville is approximately 64 miles west of the City of Richmond, 47 miles east of the City of Lynchburg and 76 miles south of the City of Charlottesville. Almost anywhere in Virginia is a short drive away. See below for driving distances of popular destinations.

Nearby Places
Map of Virginia

Richmond 64 miles
Lynchburg 47 miles
Blacksburg 135 miles
Harrisonburg 121 miles
Washington, DC 171 miles
Lexington 92 miles
Charlottesville 76 miles
Roanoke 102 miles
Norfolk 149 miles
Williamsburg 114 miles
Virginia Beach 158 miles
Danville 88 miles
Raleigh, NC 140 miles
 

Driving Directions

From Charlottesville:

Take Route 20 South to U.S. 15 South; follow U.S. 15 South to Farmville; turn left onto Business 15/460 at stop light (Executive Inn); proceed several miles and turn right onto Business 15 (Oak Street) at Southside Community Hospital. At traffic light, turn left onto High Street. View a printable campus map (pdf) to help make your way through our campus.

From Danville:

Follow U.S. 58 to South Boston; take Route 304 to U.S. 360/15; continue on U.S. 15 North into Farmville (15 North turns into Main Street in Farmville). View a printable campus map (pdf) to help make your way through our campus.

From Hampton/Newport News:

Take I-64 West to I-95 South, turn onto the downtown expressway (Route 195); take the expressway to the Powhite Parkway (Route 76); take Powhite Parkway to Route 288 (Chesterfield/Amelia), follow Route 288, exit onto U.S. 360 West. Take 360 West approximately 35 miles to State Route 307, take Route 307 for 9 miles to U.S. 460 West. Travel approximately 7 miles. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North—Main Street). Turn right. Travel on Main Street until you see the campus. View a printable campus map (pdf) to help make your way through our campus.

From Lynchburg/Roanoke:

Take U.S. 460 East into Farmville. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North—Main Street). Turn left. Travel on Main Street until you see the campus. View a printable campus map (pdf) to help make your way through our campus.

From Norfolk/Virginia Beach:

Take I-64 West to Richmond and follow the Richmond directions or take U.S. 460 West to Farmville. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North—Main Street). Turn right. Travel on Main Street until you see the campus. View a printable campus map (pdf) to help make your way through our campus.

From Northern Virginia, Richmond, Washington D.C. and northern states:

Take I-95 South to Powhite Parkway (Exit 79). Take Powhite Parkway to Route 288 (Chesterfield/Amelia), follow Route 288, exit onto U.S. 360 West. Take 360 West approximately 35 miles to State Route 307, take Route 307 for 9 miles to U.S. 460 West. Travel approximately 7 miles. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North—Main Street). Turn right. Travel on Main Street until you see the campus. View a printable campus map (pdf) to help make your way through our campus.

From Raleigh-Durham Airport:

Follow I-40 West towards Durham/Chapel Hill. Take the NC-147 North exit, exit number 279 B, towards Durham/Downtown. Follow 147 North to I-85 North. Follow I-85 North to US Route 15 North (Oxford exit). Follow 15 North to Farmville (15 North turns into Main Street in Farmville); Travel on Main Street until you see the campus. View a printable campus map (pdf) to help make your way through our campus.