Rawlings is an unincorporated community located in Brunswick County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. The population for Rawlings, VA was 456 at the 2000 census. Rawlings is home of Lake Phoenix, a scuba park and family campgroundclose to Davis Travel Center.
Rawlings is located along a former railroad mainline. The Richmond, Petersburg and Carolina Railroad, passing through Rawlings from Petersburg, Virginia to Ridgeway Junction (today Norlina, North Carolina), was completed in 1900, at which point it was merged into the Seaboard Air Line (SAL).By 1914, the population of Rawlings was estimate by the railroad to be somewhere around 100. The line (dubbed the "S-line" after later mergers) continued to operate until the 1980s, and today Rawlings is along the abandoned portion of the CSX Norlina Subdivision.
As previously stated, the 2000 census states there are 456 people. There are also 194 households with an average income of $66,088. The racial makeup of Rawlings, VA is 45% African American, 54% White, and < 1% Hispanic and Asian races.
Emporia is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, surrounded by Greensville County, in the United States. It and a predecessor town have been the county seat of Greensville County since 1791. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,927, making it the second-least populous city in Virginia. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Emporia with surrounding Greensville county for statistical purposes.
Seaboard is a township in Northampton County, North Carolina, United States, created as a company town by the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad about 10 miles northeast of Weldon, North Carolina in the mid-1840s as a place for railroad employees to live.
Norlina is a town in Warren County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,118 at the 2010 census.
Alberta is a town in Brunswick County, Virginia, United States. The population was 298 at the 2010 census. It is home to the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College.
McKenney is an incorporated town in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, United States. The population was 483 at the 2010 census.
Suffolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and as such has no county. As of the 2010 census, the population was 84,585. It is the largest city in Virginia by boundary land area as well as the 14th largest in the country.
The Seaboard Air Line Railroad, which styled itself "The Route of Courteous Service," was an American railroad which existed from April 14, 1900, until July 1, 1967, when it merged with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, its longtime rival, to form the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad. Predecessor railroads dated from the 1830s and reorganized extensively to rebuild after the American Civil War. The company was headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, until 1958, when its main offices were relocated to Richmond, Virginia. The Seaboard Air Line Railway Building in Norfolk's historic Freemason District still stands and has been converted into apartments.
Most CSX railroad lines are given lettered prefixes before milepost numbers. These prefixes are one to three letters long with the first letter usually refer to the former company. For instance, prefixes beginning with "S" were part of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad. Some of these company prefixes include the following:
Raleigh Union Station is an intermodal transit station in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Train service began the morning of July 10, 2018. Its main building serves as an Amtrak train station, while a future adjacent building will serve as the bus terminus for GoTriangle. The station is located at the Boylan Wye, a railroad junction used by CSX and Norfolk Southern, and adjacent to the Depot Historic District in downtown Raleigh.
The Raleigh and Gaston Railroad was a Raleigh, North Carolina, based railroad opened in April 1840 between Raleigh and the town of Gaston, North Carolina, on the Roanoke River. It was North Carolina's second railroad. The length was 100 miles (160 km) and built with 4 ft 8 in gauge. Part of the Raleigh and Gaston's tracks remains in service today as part of CSX's S Line as the Norlina Subdivision of CSX's Florence Division.
Bracey is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States. It is located next to South Hill, La Crosse, and Broadnax also in Mecklenburg County. The CDP had an estimated population of 1,554 in 2010.
DeWitt is an unincorporated community in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, United States. DeWitt is located on U.S. Route 1 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of McKenney.
Cochran is an unincorporated community located in Brunswick County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Grandy is an unincorporated community located in Brunswick County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Warfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Brunswick County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 115.
The Norlina Subdivision is a railroad line owned by CSX Transportation in the U.S. State of North Carolina. The line currently runs from Norlina, North Carolina to Raleigh, North Carolina for a total of 51.2 miles. At its north end the line comes to an end and at its south end the line continues north from the Aberdeen Subdivision. While the current line dates back to 1840, it has been known as the Norlina Subdivision since the 1970s. Under CSX's predecessor, the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad, the Norlina Subdivision continued north to Collier Yard near Petersburg, Virginia.
The Bellwood Subdivision is a railroad line owned by CSX Transportation in Virginia, United States. The line runs along CSX's S Line from Richmond, Virginia, to Bellwood, Virginia, for a total of 14.4 miles. At its north end the line continues south from the Richmond Terminal Subdivision and at its south end the line continues south as the North End Subdivision.
Butterworth is an unincorporated community in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, United States.
The Richmond, Petersburg and Carolina Railroad was a railroad built in the early 1900s. As its name suggests, it ran from Richmond, Virginia south through Petersburg into northern North Carolina. It was a key part of the network of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad.