December 28, 2015 | Jack Jenkins Homes
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Homes For Sale In Amissville VA
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Amissville VA Real Estate Quick Facts: The values of homes in Amissville have gone up an average of over 8% in the last year with a median home cost of $296,000. While most residents are homeowners, 14% of those living in Amissville are renters.
Facts About Living In Amissville, VA
Location: Amissville is a small community in Rappahannock County with portions of the town located in Culpeper County. Located along Rt 211, Amissville is halfway between county seat Washington, VA and Warrenton in Fauquier County. Like many people in Northern Virginia, residents in Amissville spend an average of 44 minutes commuting to and from work.
Economy & Cost of Living: With its proximity to Northern Virginia, the cost of living in Amissville is 22% higher than US average. The median household income is just over $84,000. The unemployment rate is lower than average at just over 5%. The area has seen a positive growth in new jobs in recent years as well with future job growth expected increase by 43% over the next ten years.
Demographics: Over the last decade, Amissville has seen its population grow over 25% to over 5,400 residents. The average household size is about 3 people and 47.76% of people are married with children. The median age of people in Amissville is 42.5 years old. The majority of people in the community are white (95.07%) with just under 2% black and 1.44% asian.
Schools in Amissville: Depending on which county you reside, children either attend Culpeper County or Rappahannock County Public Schools. The schools in Amissville spend an average of $9,721 per student and offer 1 teacher per 14 students.
How’s The Weather?: The weather in Amissville, VA is typical of Northern Virginia. The weather is mostly comfortable with the average summer high around 86 degrees and the winter low around 23 degrees. The average winter brings about 23 inches of snow and 39 inches of rain the rest of the year.
Things To Do In Amissville: There are a number of great wineries in Amissville including the Gray Ghost Winery, Narmada Winery, Narmada Winery, and Unicorn Winery. One of the best benefits of living in the area is the close proximity to the beautiful Shenandoah National Park with its great hiking trails, campgrounds, opportunities for birding and nature photography.
History of Amissville
Amissville is full of history. French Huguenots and the English first settled here in the 18th century. Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron granted this land to Joseph Amiss and Joseph Bayse around 1763. The land owned by Joseph Amiss was then given to his sons. In 1810, the first post office in Amissville was founded and run by Amiss himself. The small town mostly consisted of the Bayse and Amiss families during that time and the town voted to name the town after the Amiss family, hence the name Amissville.
Amissville is also near some historical Civil War action including an involvement with George A. Custer’s Michigan Brigade of calvary and General A.P. Hill’s corps. Custer’s troops moved from their camp near Amissville and attacked Hill’s troops from the southside of Battle Mountain. Custer’s brigade captured the Confederate artillery on July 24, 1863 at Battle Mountain. Other notable Civil War battles include two in 1862 involving Genearl Stuart’s Confederate calvary, one at Corbin’s Crossroads and the other in Amissville.
Amissville is also home to Meadow Grove Farm and the Locust Grove/R.E. Luttrell Farmstead, both designated at Historical Places.
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