Courtland, Virginia

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Population in 2022: 1,288 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 589  (45.7%)
Females: 699  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Virginia median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 23837.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $49,603 (it was $31,750 in 2000)
Courtland:

$49,603
VA:

$85,873

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $19,779 (it was $18,474 in 2000)

Courtland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $241,612 (it was $97,300 in 2000)
Courtland:

$241,612
VA:

$365,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $245,633; detached houses: $261,758; townhouses or other attached units: $493,705; mobile homes: $78,747

Median gross rent in 2022: $600.

March 2022 cost of living index in Courtland: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 17.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Courtland, VA (2022)
    • 80248.5%White alone
    • 75745.8%Black alone
    • 553.3%Two or more races
    • 120.7%Asian alone
    • 100.6%Other race alone

Races in Courtland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Courtland, Virginia as of June 12, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Courtland is 109 to 1.


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Ancestries: African (30.0%), Irish (19.3%), American (10.3%), English (10.2%), German (2.5%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1791

Elevation: 32 feet

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,393 people per square mile   (low).

Courtland, Virginia map

10 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Virginia:

12.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,591 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,345 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (25.4 miles , pop. 63,677).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (46.2 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (249.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sedley, VA (2.5 miles ),
Newsoms, VA (2.6 miles ),
Capron, VA (2.7 miles),
Franklin, VA (2.8 miles ),
Camptown, VA (3.1 miles ),
Southampton Meadows, VA (3.4 miles ),
Boykins, VA (3.5 miles ),
Riverdale, VA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 36.72 N, Longitude: 77.07 W

Area code: 757

Distribution of median household income in Courtland, VA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Courtland, VA in 2022
Courtland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.4%
Virginia:

2.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +178 (+16.3%).
Most common industries in Courtland, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Paper (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.4%)
  • Paper (10.9%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (4.0%)
  • Food (2.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Courtland, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Electricians (3.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Courtland, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Courtland, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 52.5. This is better than average.

City:

52.5
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Courtland-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Courtland town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 tornado 39.1 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Courtland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from Courtland center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from Courtland center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 224.3 miles away from Courtland center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from Courtland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Southampton County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Courtland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Courtland:

  • COURTLAND HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (23020 MAIN STREET)
  • COURTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (860 SOUTH MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Courtland:

  • SOUTHAMPTON MEM HOSP EAST PVLN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FRANKLIN, VA)
  • SOUTHAMPTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FRANKLIN, VA)
  • NANNIE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FRANKLIN, VA)
  • NEIGHBOURS PLACE, THE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ZUNI, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Courtland:

  • Christopher Newport University (about 40 miles; Newport News, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,061)
  • Virginia State University (about 41 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 44 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
  • College of William and Mary (about 44 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)
  • Old Dominion University (about 44 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 45 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Norfolk State University (about 46 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)

Public high school in Courtland:

  • SOUTHAMPTON HIGH (Students: 942, Location: 23350 SOUTHAMPTON PKWY, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Courtland:

  • SOUTHAMPTON ACADEMY (Students: 265, Location: 26495 OLD PLANK RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Courtland:

See full list of schools located in Courtland

Library in Courtland:

  • BLACKWATER REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,224,004; Location: 22511 MAIN STREET; 251,841 books; 11,912 audio materials; 15,685 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 313 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Courtland: Courtland Volunteer Rescue Squad (A), Southampton County Sheriff's Office (B), Lifestar Ambulance Service Courtland (C), Blackwater Regional Library Walter Cecil Rawls Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Rawls Museum Arts (22376 Linden Street).

Hotel: Courtland Inn (23615 Jerusalem Road).

Birthplace of: Jim Gillette (American football) - Football player.

Southampton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Courtland and their reported violations in the past:

BOYKINS-BRANCHVILLE SYSTEM (Population served: 1,430, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-15-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EDGEHILL (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DREWRYVILLE (Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2013), St Boil Water Order (AUG-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-27-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PINOS PIZZA RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-10-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
PALM TREE INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.3%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
81 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
104 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
87 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Courtland (2011 data):

  • EVB: Courtland Drive-In Branch at 22510 Linden Street, branch established on 1978/10/09; Courtland Branch at 22241 Main Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $1,061.5 mil, Deposits: $834.3 mil, headquarters in Tappahannock, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Courtland:

Marital status in Courtland, VA
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

For population 25 years and over in Courtland:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Courtland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Courtland, VA (based on Southampton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,84016
Mainline Protestant1,78417
Black Protestant6237
Other65-
None11,258-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Southampton County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Southampton County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Southampton County:

19.9%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Courtland:

45.6%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Virginia:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.1%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Courtland:

39.0%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

52.7%
State:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Courtland, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 1$1,559$18,7080$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$6,304$75,6481$731
Financial Administration 1$3,865$46,3800$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$756
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$57
Totals for Government 3$11,728$46,9123$1,544

Courtland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $155,000 ($120.34)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($55.90)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($50.47)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($37.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($15.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.33)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($2.33)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($5.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $77,000 ($59.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,000 ($66.77)

Courtland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $33,000 ($25.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($12.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($3.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($70.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $67,000 ($52.02)
    Other: $16,000 ($12.42)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.78)
  • Tax - Property: $164,000 ($127.33)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,000 ($19.41)
    Motor Vehicle License: $16,000 ($12.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($5.43)

Courtland government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000 ($135.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000 ($135.87)

Courtland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $522,000 ($405.28)
Businesses in Courtland, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Courtland:

  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLQM (1250 AM; daytime; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Courtland:

  • WLQM-FM (101.7 FM; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Courtland:

  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Courtland fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 2019 08:35 AM, Us-58w, Court St, Lat: 36.713850, Lon: -77.066981, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 3, 2016 05:12 PM, Us-58, Lat: 36.712081, Lon: -77.065167, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1977 07:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 607ft / 185mTotal length
  • $2,398,000Total costs
  • 96,978Total average daily traffic
  • 16,286Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Courtland, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Courtland, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Courtland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Courtland, VA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Courtland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 244VB, N244VB, N-244VB, Serial Number: 13209, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy R Stephenson, 19097 Lakeside Dr, Courtland, VA 23837

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 36. The highest number of reported fires - 64 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Courtland, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.4%), and Outside Fires (38.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Courtland, VA
    • 24540.4%Structure Fires
    • 23538.8%Outside Fires
    • 10918.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 172.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Courtland, VA
Most common first names in Courtland, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4081.7 years
John3674.6 years
James3472.9 years
William3369.9 years
Robert2870.2 years
Willie2474.0 years
George2273.6 years
Annie2085.9 years
Edward1875.7 years
Charlie1372.3 years
Most common last names in Courtland, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5070.7 years
Joyner3176.2 years
Bryant2579.6 years
Brown2472.8 years
Davis2375.6 years
Harris2177.0 years
Whitehead2175.2 years
Ricks1877.4 years
Babb1869.7 years
Hill1772.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Courtland, VA
  • 81.5%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Courtland, VA
  • 82.8%Electricity
  • 12.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Courtland compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Courtland on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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