Barboursville, Virginia is located in Orange County, a historic, beautifully scenic area of the state known as the birthplace of a nation. Barboursville has plenty of historic and cultural attractions such as the ruined mansion of Governor Barbour designed by Thomas Jefferson, plus the Barboursville Vineyards, which attracts visitors from far away for their famous wine tastings.
Jefferson designed what was intended to be the grandest residence in Orange County for Barbour who was Virginia’s first Governor (1812-1814). The mansion was partially destroyed in a fire in 1884 but guests can still tour the ruins and marvel at its grandeur. It is also now part of the Barboursville Vineyard so visitors can sip on Pinot while contemplating the grand past of this area. There's also plenty of great shopping and dining in town.
Visit in early Summer for comfortable temperatures.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Barboursville is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Barboursville is in the high season in October. Barboursville has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Barboursville tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Barboursville tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Barboursville. The hottest month in Barboursville is May, when temperatures peak at 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 7 ˚F. The wettest month in Barboursville is May with 8.78 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.35 inches of rain.