|Country United States|
FIPS code 51-51117
Elevation 104 m
Population 1,981 (2007)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 1477137
Zip code 23919
Area code Area code 434
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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.
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- Map of Bracey VA USA
- Geography and climate
- Lake Gaston
Map of Bracey, VA, USA
Geography and climate
Bracey is located at 36°35′59″N 78°08′35″W (36.599589, -78.143051). It lies 341 feet (104 m) above sea level.
Bracey lies in the Piedmont area of Virginia and has a humid sub-tropical climate generalized by hot, humid summers and cool to chilly winters. The average annual rainfall is 42.7 inches with winter-time snowfall averaging 3.5 inches.
As of the census estimates of 2007, the population of the ZCTA (ZIP Code Tabulation Area) for 23919 was 1,981 people, an increase of 6.02% from the 2000 census.
Bracey is the closest access point to Lake Gaston from Interstate-85. Bracey is home to over 20 businesses and thrives off of visitors to the Lake. It is home to Americamps camping grounds and Poplar point Marina as well as multiple real estate agencies and two private golf clubs. The lake is popular for its fishing and water sports and is broken into four major quadrants. Bracey is the main city in the North West Quadrant.
Local industry breakdown by occupation is 44.13% sales and professional, 19.47% construction and maintenance, 15.36% production and transportation, 9.92% foodservice and associated services, 9.67% management and financial services, and 1.45% agriculture.