About Charlottesville,VA

Charlottesville, VA near Kia of Lynchburg in Lynchburg, VA

Our dealership attracts customers from all sorts of cities and areas surrounding Lynchburg, VA. One of these cities happens to be Charlottesville, VA. A city of around 43,000 people, Charlottesville is an independent city named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the queen consort of King George III of the United Kingdom. The claim to fame for this city is the fact that it was the home to two U.S. Presidents, namely Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe; another U.S. President, James Madison, and his wife Dolley Madison called the city of Orange about 25 miles northeast of Charlottesville home while alive.

While in Charlottesville, be sure to stop by the mountain-top plantation manor of Jefferson, Monticello, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site that attracts close to half a million tourists annually. Down the street from Monticello is Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of James Monroe. Around 25 miles away is Montpelier, the home of James Madison. Another UNESCO World Heritage Site of note is the University of Virginia, the Rotunda of which was designed by Thomas Jefferson himself. Avid shoppers can check out the stores, restaurants, and civic attractions located in the Downtown Mall, one of the longest outdoor pedestrian malls in the nation. For nature buffs, visit Shenandoah National Park, home of the scenic Skyline Drive, and the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. And finally, numerous festivals and events throughout the year are hosted in Charlottesville: the Virginia Festival of the Book in March, the Charlottesville Festival of the Photograph in July, the Foxfield Races (steeplechase races) in April and October, and the Virginia Film Festival in October. Charlottesville is also home to many other landmarks and tourist attractions, including the National Radio Astronomy Observatory headquarters; the Leander McCormick Observatory; the CFA Institute; and Congregation Beth Israel's 1882 building, the oldest synagogue building still standing in Virginia.

Around 76 miles away from Lynchburg, Charlottesville is only a short drive from Kia of Lynchburg, new Kia and used car dealer. If you are interested in acquiring a new Kia or used car and want to take a test drive, stop by Kia of Lynchburg at 3400 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501 or give us a call on our sales line at 866-979-9135 today!

To get here from Charlottesville, just get onto I-64 W, then take exit 118A and merge onto US-29 S toward Lynchburg, driving around 59 miles. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for US-29 S/US-460 W/Lynchburg/Danville, and merge onto US-29 S/US-460 W. Go 4.6 miles, then turn right onto Candlers Mountain Road. Travel almost a mile, then merge onto US-29 BUS S/US-501 N/Lynchburg Expy via the ramp to Danville/Buena Vista and continue to follow US-501 N/Lynchburg Expy for 4.7 miles. Continue onto Old Forest Rd, and our dealership will be on your left.