Lynchburg is an independent city of 75,000 in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It lies east of the Blue Ridge Mountains in . Lynchburg began in 1757 as a ferry town, fording traffic across the James River.

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The Falwell Airport is a private airport located 3 miles southeast of downtown Lynchburg, , . is situated 2½ miles southeast of Lynchburg.

Historic site
The Lower Basin Historic District is a national historic district located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Photo: Pubdog, Public domain.

The Lynchburg Courthouse is a historic courthouse building located at Lynchburg, Virginia. Photo: Pubdog, Public domain.


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