Locust Grove (neighborhood)

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Locust Grove

NE Charlottesville
District City of Charlottesville
Size 828.8 acres

Elementary Burnley-Moran
Middle Buford and Walker
High School Charlottesville HS

Other Attributes
Water Public
Sewer Public
Bus Route Yes
Gated No

Neighborhood Recreation
Pen Park
Northeast Park
Rivanna Trail

*Confirm attendance boundaries for individual homes with school divisions

Locust Grove is a neighborhood in the Northeast corner of Charlottesville. It includes portions of the Rivanna Trail, Park Street, Meadowcreek, Northeast Park and Pen Park. While the neighborhood is mostly made up of single family homes, River Road and Long Street are commercial centers[1].


The neighborhood first started in the 1890s as the Locust Grove Subdivision. This history gives the neighborhood its name. However, between the 1940s and 1970s the neighborhood saw the bulk of its build out and transitioned from a rural neighborhood to suburban in this time and with the help of the 250 Bypass[1].


The borders of the neighborhood are the 250 Bypass, Rivanna River, the border with Albemarle County, and Schenks Branch


  1. 1.0 1.1 2006 Neighborhood Plan,, retrieved on 9-28-2009

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