If you’re after some small-town vibes, Amelia is the spot for you. Once a popular destination for mineral-lovers, much of today’s Amelia County is made up of quiet, rural towns where everyone knows everyone. Equidistant from Richmond and Petersburg, Amelia really is a hidden gem of Virginia.


  • Rural landscapes
  • Deep Creek, Appomattox River, and other bodies of water for fishing and water sports

Did you know?

Amelia is known for having the nation’s best supply of amazonite, with its mineral springs of notable recognition. In the 19th century, spas were built around the mineral springs and made Amelia a popular destination for travelers.