As the County Seat of Mecklenburg, Boydton is a small but historically rich town located in the central part of the county. The streets here render a charming Victorian ambiance to the entire historic district. As the county seat, it boasts a unique hexastyle Greek Revival courthouse. Built and designed by Jefferson’s own builder, it is a replica of the State Capitol in Richmond. Visitors enjoy touring The Historic Boyd Tavern and walks along the Tobacco Heritage Trail.
The Town of Brodnax is located on the border of Brunswick and Mecklenburg counties. U.S. Highway 58 passes through the town, leading west 6 miles to Interstate 85 and east 30 miles to Interstate 95. Anyone traveling Highway 58 from the Virginia shore to the Blue Ridge Mountains passes directly through Brodnax. Visitors enjoy horseback riding along the Tobacco Heritage Trail.
Explore history or just relax. Located about 15 miles north of Boydton, Chase City was for generations the largest and most prosperous town in Mecklenburg County. Chase City was named after President Lincoln's Secretary of Treasury, Salmon P. Chase. Visitors enjoy MacCallum More Museum & Gardens and Bondurant Brother's Distillery.
Virginia's only lakeside town, the charming Town of Clarksville was incorporated in 1818 and became a bustling center for commerce and tobacco. The damming of the Roanoke River in the 1950s, which created Kerr Lake, had a tremendous impact on the entire county, and especially Clarksville. Today, Clarksville is known as an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with nearby opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking and more.
The Town of La Crosse sits at an important crossroads where I-85 and Virginia Route 58 intersect. La Crosse has retained its authentic small town charm while being home to several regional and national businesses. Visitors enjoy a tour and wine tasting at Rosemont of Virginia Winery and walks along the Tobacco Heritage Trail.
South Hill is the gateway to Mecklenburg County, located along I-85 just 30 minutes from Richmond. South Hill is a rapidly growing town with much to offer to visitors including museums, arts & culture, terrific restaurants and plenty of lodging options.