Locust Grove received its named after the Black Locust trees in the area. It is the fast growing region in Orange County with a population of over 8.000. Locust Grove offers the convenience of shopping, schools, community college and easy access to Rte. 20, Rte. 3, Rte. 29 and I-95. Locust Grove is a short drive to downtown Fredericksburg, Central Park, colleges, wineries and Charlottesville.