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Timbrook Library, a branch of the Campbell County Public Library System, will be closed from Dec. 1 through Jan. 8, 2016, for the move to a new facility.
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Gov. Terry McAuliffe has proclaimed Nov. 29 – Dec. 5 Winter Preparedness Week in Virginia. This focus serves as a reminder to prepare now for possible severe weather.
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The Campbell County offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. The offices will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30, at 8:30 a.m.
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The Chesapeake Restaurant Group, the Campbell County Board of Supervisors, and the Campbell County Department of Economic Development are pleased to announce the addition of a Chili’s restaurant on Wards Road in Campbell County.
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The Campbell County Department of Parks and Recreation has joined with the Campbell County Department of Youth, Adults and Community Services to host the 6th annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser on Thursday, Dec. 10, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4 – 7 p.m. at the Rustburg Ruritan Club, located at 200 Colonial Highway, Rustburg.
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The Rustburg Christmas Parade is set for Sunday, Dec. 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. and, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation, will involve the following temporary road closures: the southern and northern intersections of U.S. 501 (Village Highway and Campbell Highway) and State Route 24 (Colonial Highway); Route 622 (Depot Road) and U.S. 501; and Route 655 (Rocky Road) and U.S. 501 in Rustburg.
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As part of a program initiated by the Virginia Executive Mansion through the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo), Campbell County submitted two ornaments to help decorate the annual Christmas tree in the Executive Mansion in Richmond.
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Town of Brookneal
(434) 376-3124
P.O. Box 450
Brookneal VA 24528

About Brookneal

The Town of Brookneal is located on US Route 501 in southeastern Campbell County and has since its founding in 1802 served as a center of commerce for the surrounding areas in Campbell, Charlotte and Halifax counties. Brookneal is an incorporated town with a population of approximately 1,250 and serving approximately 40,000 in the immediate area. The thriving economy includes a diversified manufacturing base, agriculture, service firms and retail offerings.

Brookneal is a full service town with comprehensive planning, zoning, water and sewer, sanitation service and police. Fire and Rescue services are provided by the Brookneal Volunteer Fire Department and the Brookneal Volunteer Rescue Squad. Public Safety dispatch and coordination of police coverage is provided through integration into the county’s 911 system. The town is an active participant in regional economic development, planning and government organizations.

Excellent recreational opportunities abound in the area. Public facilities include a large recreation park, a boat ramp on the Staunton River and a historic community center. The Brookneal Recreation park offers baseball and softball fields, picnic areas, tennis courts, a playground and a hiking trail. The boat ramp provides access to the Staunton River for boating, canoeing, tubing and fishing. A striped bass tournament is hosted each spring. Brookneal is rich in history.

The town is also the birthplace of General Lewis Pick, builder of the Leds Road in the China Burma India Theater of World War II; and it is near Patrick Henry's last home and burial site, Red Hill.  Henry is best known for his famous declaration "give me liberty or give me death" made during a speech before the Virginia Convention in 1775. Red Hill is also the site of the National Memorial and on these grounds, guests can tour the restored home and law office, as well as walk where Henry and his ancestors once walked. Visitors to Brookneal can also visit the Willie Hodges Booth Museum and view artifacts from the area’s past by appointment. 

Students from Brookneal and the surrounding area attend Brookneal Elementary School and William Campbell Combined School.

Contact Information

Town of Brookneal
215 Main Street
P.O. Box 450
Brookneal, VA 24528

  • Town Office: (434)  376-3124
  • Fax: (434) 376-5698
  • Police Department: (434) 376-2650
  • Fire Department: (434) 376-2656
  • Brookneal Rescue Squad: (434) 376-2358
  • Library: (434) 376-3363
  • Public Works: (434) 376-3124