Gordonsville Real Estate

About Gordonsville

Welcome to Gordonsville, VA: A Charming Southern Gem with Rich History!

Nestled in Orange County, just 19 miles northeast of Charlottesville and 65 miles northwest of Richmond, Gordonsville is a picturesque town that boasts a rich heritage dating back to its bicentennial celebration in 2013. Named after Nathaniel Gordon, the area's first postmaster, Gordonsville played a pivotal role during the Civil War, strategically positioned along the Virginia Central Railroad.

As the "Fried Chicken Capital of the World," Gordonsville claims its influence on the popularity of this iconic dish in the United States. Beyond its culinary fame, Gordonsville offers a charming blend of quaint shops, art galleries, and a notable Civil War museum. Critically acclaimed restaurants dot the historic landscape, making it a culinary destination in the heart of Piedmont Virginia.

Situated between the birthplaces of the Declaration of Independence at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier, Gordonsville is not only a lovely place to visit but also a wonderful place to call home. The town is proud of its people, its history, and the welcoming community it has cultivated. Whether you're strolling through historic streets or savoring the local cuisine, Gordonsville invites you to immerse yourself in the best it has to offer. Discover the charm, warmth, and history that make Gordonsville a truly special place.

Gordonsville - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Gordonsville: $592,300 / County Avg $739,700


Avg Taxes in Gordonsville: $3,100 / County Avg $2,600


Avg Sq. Ft. in Gordonsville: 2,256 / County Avg 2,595


Avg Price per/sqft in Gordonsville:$263 / County Avg $285


Avg Walkscore in Gordonsville: 16 / County Avg 10


Avg Year Built in Gordonsville: 1997 / County Avg 2007


Avg Days on Website in Gordonsville: 135 / County Avg 95


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