Madison Heights, Virginia

Madison Heights
Madison Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Amherst County, Virginia, United States.wikipedia
58 Related Articles

Lynchburg metropolitan area

Metropolitan Statistical AreaLynchburgCentral
It is part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Madison Heights (census-designated place)

Fort Riverview

Fort Riverview (44AH91 and 44AH195), Galt's Mill Complex, Oak Lawn, and Hanshill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Fort Riverview is a historic archaeological site located near Madison Heights, Amherst County, Virginia.

Lynchburg, Virginia

LynchburgLynchburg, VALynchburg City
It is part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded (now known as the Central Virginia Training School), was established outside Lynchburg in Madison Heights.

Oak Lawn (Madison Heights, Virginia)

Oak Lawn
Fort Riverview (44AH91 and 44AH195), Galt's Mill Complex, Oak Lawn, and Hanshill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Oak Lawn, also known as Burford House, is a historic home located at Madison Heights, Amherst County, Virginia.

Hanshill

Fort Riverview (44AH91 and 44AH195), Galt's Mill Complex, Oak Lawn, and Hanshill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Hanshill, also known as Rough House, Camp Suhling, and Camp Merry Minglers, is a historic summer home and camp located near Madison Heights, Amherst County, Virginia.

Galt's Mill Complex

Fort Riverview (44AH91 and 44AH195), Galt's Mill Complex, Oak Lawn, and Hanshill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Galt's Mill Complex is a national historic district located near Madison Heights, Amherst County, Virginia.

Amherst County, Virginia

Amherst CountyAmherstAmherst Co., Virginia
Madison Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Amherst County, Virginia, United States.
*Madison Heights

Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded

The Central Virginia Training Center is a state education facility in Madison Heights. Previously it was known as the Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded where forced sterilizations were conducted, 8,300 from 1924 to 1972 on those determined to be "unfit".
The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded opened in 1910 as the Virginia State Colony for Epileptics near Lynchburg, Virginia in Madison Heights.

Census-designated place

CDPcensus designated placecensus-designated places
Madison Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Amherst County, Virginia, United States.

Virginia

VACommonwealth of VirginiaVa.
Madison Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Amherst County, Virginia, United States.

National Register of Historic Places

National Registermultiple property submissionRegistered Historic Places
Fort Riverview (44AH91 and 44AH195), Galt's Mill Complex, Oak Lawn, and Hanshill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

United States Census Bureau

U.S. Census BureauUS Census BureauCensus Bureau
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 50.6 sqkm, of which 49.7 sqkm is land and 0.8 sqkm, or 1.67%, is water.

Census

UK censuscensusesmunicipal census
As of the census of 2000, there were 11,584 people, 4,451 households, and 3,182 families residing in the CDP.

Population density

densitypopulation densitiesdensely populated
The population density was 600.7 people per square mile (232.0/km²).

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

WhiteHispanicLatino
The racial makeup of the CDP was 77.80% White, 19.57% African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.58% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races.

Marriage

married couplesopposite-sex married couplesmarried
There were 4,451 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families.

Per capita income

per-capita incomeper capitaincome per capita
The per capita income for the CDP was $15,589.

Poverty threshold

poverty linepoverty levelrelative poverty
About 7.2% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

Sterilization (medicine)

sterilizationsterilisationsterilized
Previously it was known as the Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded where forced sterilizations were conducted, 8,300 from 1924 to 1972 on those determined to be "unfit".

Carrie Buck

Against Her Will: The Carrie Buck Story
Carrie Buck, the plaintiff in the United States Supreme Court case Buck v. Bell, was sterilized after being classified as "feeble-minded", as part of the state's eugenics program while she was a patient at the Colony.

Buck v. Bell

US Supreme Court ruling of Buck v. Bell
Carrie Buck, the plaintiff in the United States Supreme Court case Buck v. Bell, was sterilized after being classified as "feeble-minded", as part of the state's eugenics program while she was a patient at the Colony.

Eugenics

eugenicisteugeniceugenicists
Carrie Buck, the plaintiff in the United States Supreme Court case Buck v. Bell, was sterilized after being classified as "feeble-minded", as part of the state's eugenics program while she was a patient at the Colony.

Manic Street Preachers

the Manic Street PreachersManicshe Manic Street Preachers
"Virginia State Epileptic Colony," a song by the Manic Street Preachers on their 2009 album Journal For Plague Lovers, addresses the state's program of eugenics.

Journal for Plague Lovers

Journal for Plague Lovers Remix
"Virginia State Epileptic Colony," a song by the Manic Street Preachers on their 2009 album Journal For Plague Lovers, addresses the state's program of eugenics.