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Lynchburg, Virginia
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The population was 75,568 as of 2010. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the banks of the James River, Lynchburg is known as the "City of Seven Hills" or "The Hill City. " Lynchburg was the only major city in Virginia that did not fall to the Union in the American Civil War.
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Lynchburg Hillcats
The Lynchburg Hillcats are a minor league baseball team in Lynchburg, Virginia. They are a Class High-A team in the Carolina League, and currently are a farm team of the Atlanta Braves. They had been a farm team of the Pittsburgh Pirates since 1995, with the Cincinnati Reds fulfilling the final year in 2009 of a two-year agreement with the Pirates. The Hillcats play home games at Calvin Falwell Field; refurbished and renamed in 2004, the stadium seats 4,000 fans.
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Lynchburg College
Lynchburg College is a private college in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA, related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. The Princeton Review lists it as one of the 368 best colleges in the nation. LC is cited in Colleges That Change Lives and is also profiled in The Templeton Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development.
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Virginia and Tennessee Railroad
The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad was an historic railroad in the Southern United States, much of which is incorporated into the modern Norfolk Southern Railway. It played a strategic role in supplying the Confederacy during the American Civil War.
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WDBJ, virtual channel 7, is the CBS-affiliated television station serving the Roanoke/Lynchburg television market. Owned by Schurz Communications of South Bend, Indiana, it transmits its digital signal on UHF channel 18. Its studios are located on Hershberger Road in northwest Roanoke, with its transmitter located on Poor Mountain near Roanoke.
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Lynchburg metropolitan area
The Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, also widely known within the state as Region 2000, is a United States Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Virginia, as defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of June, 2003. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 228,616 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 247,447).
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WSLS-TV, virtual channel 10 (digital channel 30), is the NBC-affiliated television station in Roanoke, Virginia. Its transmitter is located on Poor Mountain in Roanoke County. The station is owned by Media General, which also owns the local newspapers The News & Advance and Danville Register & Bee. WSLS has studios on Third Street in Roanoke.
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WSET-TV is the ABC television network affiliate for the Roanoke/Lynchburg, Virginia market. The station is licensed to Lynchburg, and transmits its digital signal on VHF channel 13. WSET is owned by the Allbritton Communications Company. Its transmitter is located near Thaxton, Virginia. WSET also began airing Retro Television Network on a digital subchannel starting April 2008.
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Battle of Lynchburg
The Battle of Lynchburg was fought on June 17–18, 1864, two miles outside Lynchburg, Virginia, as part of the American Civil War. The Union Army of West Virginia, under Maj. Gen. David Hunter, attempted to capture the city but was repulsed by Confederate Lt. Gen. Jubal Anderson Early.
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Lynchburg – Kemper Street Station

Lynchburg – Kemper Street Station

Lynchburg Ferry
The Lynchburg Ferry is a ferry across the Houston Ship Channel in the U.S. state of Texas, connecting Crosby-Lynchburg Road in Lynchburg to the north with the former State Highway 134 and San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site in La Porte to the south. The 1,080 feet (330 m) crossing is the oldest operating ferry service within the state of Texas. It carries automobiles, bicycles and pedestrians for free. Harris County has operated the ferry continuously since 1888.
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Virginia University of Lynchburg
Virginia University of Lynchburg is a private, historically black university located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The university currently offers instruction and degrees, primarily in religious studies, including a Doctorate of Ministry program.
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Lynchburg, Ohio
Lynchburg is a village in Clinton and Highland counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 1,350 at the 2000 census.
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Liberty Christian Academy
Liberty Christian Academy is a Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia. LCA was founded by Jerry Falwell in 1967 as Lynchburg Christian Academy, and was developed as a ministry of Thomas Road Baptist Church. LCA is recognized as an educational facility by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Association of Christian Schools International. Today it is the largest Christian Evangelical school in the country.
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Lynchburg Regional Airport
Lynchburg Regional Airport, also known as Preston Glenn Field, is a public airport located five miles (8 km) southwest of the city of Lynchburg in Campbell County, Virginia, USA. The airport has two runways and is mostly used for general aviation, but is also served by two commercial airlines with modern Dash 8 turboprops and Canadair Regional Jet aircraft. The new extended runway opened on August 12, 2007.
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Greater Lynchburg Transit Company
The Greater Lynchburg Transit Company is the non-profit, publicly owned company responsible for providing bus service for Lynchburg, Virginia, since its creation in 1974. The GLTC sets and is responsible for both the general policies as well as the selection of the management company responsible for operation the service. The company is overseen by a nine-member Board of Directors that are appointed by the Lynchburg City Council.
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Lynchburg, South Carolina
Lynchburg is a town in Lee County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 373 at the 2010 census, a loss of more than 1/3rd its population of 588 in 2000.
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Lynchburg Cardinals

Lynchburg Cardinals

Calvin Falwell Field
Calvin Falwell Field, located in Lynchburg, Virginia, was originally constructed in 1939 to be used as a complex for professional baseball teams. The baseball stadium was built in conjunction with an adjacent 6,000-person football stadium. The New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers played in the inaugural game at City Stadium on April 11th, 1940 in front of an estimated crowd of 7,000.
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Lynchburg Shoemakers

Lynchburg Shoemakers

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Lynchburg, Missouri
Lynchburg is an unincorporated community in southeastern Laclede County, Missouri, United States, located 30 miles south of Lebanon. It is home to about 400 people. The post office was closed in 2004, but the town does have a volunteer fire department and a store. The saying "If I pay taxes on both sides of the road, I ought to be able to walk on both sides of the road" came from Allen Scott (1854–1951), a Lynchburg resident.
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Lynchburg Hill Climbers

Lynchburg Hill Climbers

Lynchburg Senators

Lynchburg Senators

National Register of Historic Places listings in Lynchburg, Virginia
This list includes properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Lynchburg, Virginia. Click the "Map of all coordinates" link to the right to view a Google map of all properties and districts with latitude and longitude coordinates in the table below. This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted May 25, 2012.
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Lynchburg City Public Schools
Lynchburg City Public Schools is a public school district in Lynchburg, Virginia. It began operation on April 5, 1871. It has over 9,000 students enrolled in preschool through adult classes in two high schools, three middle schools, and eleven elementary schools. The district also provides alternative elementary, middle and high school programs, gifted programs, and programs for the disabled.
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Lynchburg Grays

Lynchburg Grays

Lynchburg Covered Bridge
The Lynchburg Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge that spans the east fork of the Little Miami River in Lynchburg, Ohio. It, also, has the distinction, following a recent repair and restoration project, of being the only such covered bridge in North America to have been converted to a pseudo-suspension infrastructure. The bridge was built in 1870 in the long truss style.
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Lynchburg Expressway
The Lynchburg Expressway is a freeway in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. It carries portions of U.S. Route 29 Business
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Lynchburg, California
Lynchburg is a former settlement in Butte County, California, United States. It was located 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of Oroville. Lynchburg was founded in 1848 by and named for George H. Lynch, a local storeowner. Once a lively place, Lynchburg began to wither by the mid-1850s.
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Lynchburg, Mississippi
Lynchburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in DeSoto County, Mississippi. The population was 2,959 at the 2000 census.
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Lynchburg Township, Mason County, Illinois
Lynchburg Township is located in Mason County, Illinois, USA. The population was 1409 at the 2000 census.
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Lynchburg – Kemper Street Station
Lynchburg-Kemper Street Station is a passenger rail and bus station located at 825 Kemper Street in the city of Lynchburg, in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia. The facility currently houses the local operations for intercity transportation vendors Amtrak and Greyhound Lines.
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Lynchburg Legends
The Lynchburg Legends are an expansion franchise of the American Basketball Association which will begin play in the 2011 season. Based in Lynchburg, Virginia, they will play their home games in Downtown Lynchburg at the Lynchburg City Armory.
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Locust Grove (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Locust Grove is a historic home located on a 32-acre (13 ha) tract. at Lynchburg, Virginia. It is a five-bay, double-pile, central-passage-plan. 1⁄2-story, timberframe, four end chimney Federal-style house. It was begun about 1810 for Edmund Cobbs, Jr. It was enlarged significantly between 1825 and 1830 to its present central-passage plan. The house was extensively renovated in 1932, at which time a garage, barn, guest house, and tenant house, were erected.
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Lynchburg Presbyterian Church
Lynchburg Presbyterian Church is a historic church in South Lynchburg, South Carolina. It was built in 1855 and added to the National Register in 2004.
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Old City Cemetery (Lynchburg, Virginia)
The Old City Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia. It has been estimated that over 90% of Lynchburg’s enslaved and free African American population are buried in the Old City Cemetery, the primary burial site for African Americans from 1806 to 1865. In fact, at that time it was the only burial ground, excluding private family graveyards, available to African Americans in the area. 75% of the burials in the cemetery are African American.
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First Baptist Church (Lynchburg, Virginia)
The First Baptist Church, a historic Baptist church located at Lynchburg, Virginia. It is built of hard-pressed red brick on a rough granite foundation. The main facade of the church, facing Eleventh Street, and the two sides are centered with large rose windows framed within Gothic arches covered with hood moldings. Construction began in 1884 and the church was dedicated in 1886. In the 1920s, Lynchburg architect Stanhope S. Johnson designed the complementary Sunday School annex.
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Aviary (Lynchburg, Virginia)
The Aviary is a historic building located in Miller Park at Lynchburg, Virginia. It is a Queen Anne-style structure erected in 1902. The multi-sided exhibition house was designed by the local architectural firm of Frye and Chesterman. The building was a gift to the city of Lynchburg from Randolph Guggenheimer of New York City.
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Academy of Music (Lynchburg, Virginia)
The Academy of Music is a historic building located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The three story theater was built 1904-05 in the Beaux Arts style with a Neoclassical interior. It was designed by E.G. Frye and Aubrey Chesterman. It is one of the only surviving legitimate theaters of the turn-of-the-century period in Virginia.
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Heritage High School (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Heritage High School is a public high school located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The school is a part of Lynchburg City Public Schools District. Mark Miear is the head principal . Heritage has enrollment of 1102 as of 2011. Its mascot is the Pioneer and its colors are blue and orange.
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Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Virginia)
The Jones Memorial Library is a historic building located on Rivermont Avenue at Lynchburg, Virginia. It was designed by the local architectural firm of Frye and Chesterman. It was erected in 1906-07 in the Neo-Classical Revival style.. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
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Holy Cross Regional Catholic School (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Holy Cross Regional Catholic School is a private, Roman Catholic school in Lynchburg, Virginia for Pre-K through 12th grade. It is in association with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond.
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Lynchburg-Clay High School
Lynchburg-Clay High School is a public high school in Lynchburg, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Lynchburg-Clay Local School District.
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Rosedale (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Rosedale, a historic property comprising the Graves Mill ruins, Christopher Johnson Cottage, and Rosedale mansion, is located at Lynchburg, Virginia. The Rosedale property contains two buildings of major importance, the ruins of an 18th-century grist mill, and numerous subsidiary buildings. The earliest structure remaining is the Christopher Johnson Cottage, dating from ca. 1764 to 1774. The small, story-and-a-half frame structure has long been known as the Johnson Cottage.
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Sandusky House (Lynchburg, Virginia)
The Sandusky House is a historic home located at Lynchburg, Virginia. It is a formal two-story, brick "I" house built about 1808, with a later addition. It was built for Charles Johnston, and is one of the earliest houses in the Lynchburg area to display the architectural details and refinements characteristic of Federal design. In 1864, during the Battle of Lynchburg, Sandusky served as Union headquarters. Among those quartered there were Gen. David Hunter and future Presidents Rutherford B.
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Lynchburg Courthouse
The Lynchburg Courthouse is a historic courthouse building located at Lynchburg, Virginia. Built in 1855, it occupies a prominent position overlooking the steeply descending steps of Monument Terrace. The building is executed in stucco-over-brick on a granite ashlar basement and is an example of the Greek Revival. The building is capped by a shallow dome located over the intersection of the ridges.
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