There are 11 US Post Offices in Nelson County serving a total of 16,768 residents equating to 1,524 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 26,764 packages are handled across the 11 county post offices annually. Nelson County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,020. Its county seat is Lovingston. Nelson County is part of the Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nelson County is home to Wintergreen Resort, a local ski area; Swannanoa mansion and is the location of Walton's Mountain made famous by the television show, The Waltons. Nelson County is also home to many thriving vineyards, three craft breweries, a cidery, a malt whisky distillery, and Crabtree Falls."