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Castleton is an unincorporated community in Rappahannock County in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is located northwest of Culpeper. Maestro Lorin Maazel maintained a 600-acre (2.4 km2) estate in Castleton, and made it the focus of the Castleton Festival every summer.

Castleton
A view from the entrance of the Castleton Festival
A view from the entrance of the Castleton Festival
Castleton, Virginia is located in Virginia
Castleton, Virginia
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Castleton, Virginia is located in the United States
Castleton, Virginia
Castleton, Virginia (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°36′51.66″N 78°4′5.88″W / 38.6143500°N 78.0683000°W / 38.6143500; -78.0683000Coordinates: 38°36′51.66″N 78°4′5.88″W / 38.6143500°N 78.0683000°W / 38.6143500; -78.0683000
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyRappahannock
Elevation
600 ft (183 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
22716
Area code(s)540

The George L. Carder House and Scrabble School are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.