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Charlottesville, City of

Established: 1762
City Incorporated: 1888

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Charlottesville, in Albemarle County, was named for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the wife of George III, and was established in 1762. Charlottesville was incorporated as a town in 1801 and as a city in 1888. The population is 45,049 according to the 2000 census.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes