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Location

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. 

GPS Address

James Madison's Montpelier
11350 Constitution Highway,
Montpelier Station, VA 22957
(or Orange, VA depending on your GPS)
Located on Route 20, four miles south of the town of Orange.

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.

 

Directions

From Charlottesville, VA

Option 1: 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.
 
Option 2: 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. Your journey should take about 38 minutes.
 
From Washington, D.C.

Option 1: From 66 west, merge onto US-29 south at EXIT 43 towards Gainesville/Warrenton. Continue approximately 38 miles until you reach Exit US-15 toward Culpeper/Orange. Turn left onto US-15 S/US-15-BRS/Orange. Continue for 17 miles, then turn right onto West Main St. (US-15/VA-20-BR) onto Route 20 S. After approximately 4 miles, the Montpelier entrance will be on your left. Your journey should take approximately 2 hours.

Option 2: Take I-95 south towards Fredericksburg. Merge onto VA-3 west via EXIT 130B towards Culpeper. After approximately 13 miles, turn left onto VA-/Constitution Hwy 20 S. After 22 miles, you will reach the town of Orange. At the traffic light, turn right onto Caroline St/US-15/VA-20 and continue straight for .03 miles before turning left onto W. MainSt/VA-20 S. After approximately 4 miles, the Montpelier entrance will be on your left. Your journey should take approximately 2 hours.

From Richmond, VA

Take I-64 W to US-15 via EXIT 136 towards Gordonsville/Palmyra. Turn right onto Route 15 N towards Gordonsville. Continue approximately 12 miles.  You will enter a roundabout and take the 2nd exit to continue onto N Main St/US33/VA-231. Stay to the right to stay on Blue Ridge Turnpike/VA-231. Continue approximately 6 miles, then turn right onto Constitution Hwy/VA-20. After 3 miles, the Montpelier entrance will be on your right. Your journey should take approximately 1-½ hours.

 

 

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