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To Chatham, Virginia

Hargrave is located in Chatham, Virginia. It is a quiet little town located away from the distractions of large cities and other areas. Physically removing a young man from his current environment does help in forging a better future for our students.

Chatham is approximately two hours from Raleigh, North Carolina; three hours from Charlotte, North Carolina; and four hours from Washington, DC

Pathfinders

For pathfinder devices and other services, (such as mapquest.com), we are located at:

Hargrave Military Academy
200 Military Drive
Chatham, VA 24531

Manual Navigation

There are several ways to arrive at Hargrave. However, the Academy is only connected via one major route, US Route 29. This is a north/south road. Chatham is between the Virginia cities of Danville (20 miles to the south) and Lynchburg (40 miles to the north) on US Route 29.

If you are traveling to Chatham from the north:

Take the second Chatham exit off of Route 29 (this will be road 685). Turn right off the ramp and follow the road to Main Street. Cross Main Street to Military Drive, which is straight ahead. Remain on Military Drive until you arrive at the heart of the Academy, located at the Camden Administration building. This is a large building with four two-story columns on a porch. Parking is reserved for you in the front.

If you are traveling to Chatham from the south:

Take the first Chatham exit on Rt. 29 (approximately on (1) mile past the intersection at Tightsqueeze Plaza). This ramp merges into South Main Street. Once you travel past the downtown area, look for Watson Memorial Methodist Church on your left. Once past this church, take your first left onto Hargrave Blvd. (It will be a hard left since it is located on the inside of a curve.) Follow Hargrave Boulevard to Hargrave’s driveway. Then, follow the driveway to the Camden Administration building. This is a large building with four two-story columns on a porch. Parking is reserved for you in the front.

If you are traveling to Chatham from the east or west:

Travelers from the east or west will arrive on Route 57. This is either Callands Road, which goes between Chatham and Martinsville, Virginia, or Halifax Road, which goes between Chatham and Halifax, Virginia. Travelers from either direction will come out onto South Main Street Turn north. Once you travel past the downtown area, look for Watson Memorial Methodist Church on your left. Once past this church, take your first left onto Hargrave Blvd. (It will be a hard left since it is located on the inside of a curve.) Follow Hargrave Boulevard to Hargrave’s driveway. Then, follow the driveway to the Camden Administration building. This is a large building with four two-story columns on a porch. Parking is reserved for you in the front.