James Madison's Montpelier is located on Route 20 in Orange, Virginia, 25 minutes north of Charlottesville, and 2 hours south of Washington, D.C.
James Madison's Montpelier
Lat. 38°13'36"N, Long. 78°10'46"W
NOTE: James Madison’s Montpelier IS NOT located in Montpelier, Virginia, which is a town located on Route 33, outside of Richmond. James Madison’s Montpelier is located in Orange County, just north of Charlottesville and east of Culpeper.
From Charlottesville, VA
Take VA-20 N (Stony Point Rd) 8 miles before turning right to stay on Co Rd 600/VA-20 N/Stony Point Rd.
Continue to follow VA-20 N to the stop sign. Turn left onto US-33 W/VA-20 N/Spotswood Trail. Take the 1st right onto VA-20 N/Constitution Hwy. In approximately 8 miles the Montpelier entrance will be on your right.
Your journey should take about 30 minutes.
Take Route VA-29 N to Ruckersville, VA. Turn right onto Spotswood Trl/US-33. Turn left onto Constitution Hwy/VA-20 N. In approximately 8 miles the Montpelier entrance will be on your right.
From Washington, D.C.
From 66 west, merge onto US-29 south, EXIT 43 towards Gainesville/Warrenton. Continue approximately 38 miles to exit US-15 toward Culpeper/Orange. Turn left onto US-15 S/US-15-BRS/Orange go 17 miles turn right onto West Main St. (US-15/VA-20-BR) onto Route 20 south. Go approximately 4 miles the Montpelier entrance will be on your left.
Or take I-95 south towards Fredericksburg merge onto VA-3 west, EXIT 130B towards Culpeper. Travel approximately 13 miles and turn left onto VA-/Constitution Hwy20 south, continue for 22 miles to the town of Orange turn right onto Caroline St/US-15/VA-20 go .03 mi. then take left onto W. MainSt/VA-20. Go approximately 4 miles the Montpelier entrance will be on your left.
From Richmond, VA
Take I-64 west to US-15 exit, EXIT 136, towards Gordonsville/Palmyra, turn right onto Route 15 north towards Gordonsville continue approximately 12 miles, enter roundabout and take 2nd exit, N Main St/US33/VA-231. Turn slight right onto Blue Ridge Turnpike/VA-231. Continue approximately 6 miles. Turn right onto Constitution Hwy/VA-20. Go 3 miles and Montpelier entrance will be on your right.
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