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The Plains

The Plains is a town in Fauquier County, Virginia, United States. The population was 217 at the 2010 census, down from 266 at the 2000 census. It is centered on the intersection of Virginia Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) and Virginia Route 245 (Old Tavern Road). The town of The Plains, Virginia is situated off of Interstate 66. The mayor of The Plains is Blake Gallagher.GeographyThe Plains is located in northeastern Fauquier County at . VA 55 leads southeast 10mi to Gainesville and west to Marshall. VA 245 leads southwest to Interstate 66 at Exit 31. I-66 leads east to Washington, D.C. and west to Front Royal.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7sqkm, all of it land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 266 people, 110 households, and 70 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,035.1 people per square mile (395.0/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 459.2 per square mile (175.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.85% White and 10.15% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.
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