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Horizon Family Eye Care is an Optometry office and optical in Charlottesville, VA. We specialize in eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye health exams. Our large selection of frames is cultivated to suit any size, budget, or style. We also make it a priority to accept all major vision and health insurance plans to ensure any out of pocket costs are as low as possible.

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Lake Monticello, a private gated community, is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fluvanna County, Virginia, United States. The population was 9,920 at the 2010 census,[3] an increase of over 44% from 2000. The community is centered on a lake of the same name, which is formed by a dam on a short tributary of the nearby Rivanna River. Lake Monticello is part of the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Lake Monticello was developed in the 1960s as a summer vacation home community but quickly evolved into a bedroom community of Charlottesville, and to a smaller extent of Richmond. It also has a sizable retirement age population.

Lake Monticello is located in northwestern Fluvanna County at 37°55′6″N 78°19′36″W (37.918286, -78.326803).[4] It is bordered to the northwest by the Albemarle County line, to the northeast by the Rivanna River, to the south by Riverside Drive and South Boston Road, and to the southwest by Virginia State Route 53, the Thomas Jefferson Parkway.[5] VA 53 leads northwest 14 miles (23 km) to Charlottesville, passing Monticello, the estate of Thomas Jefferson, along the way. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.5 square miles (24.5 km2), of which 8.8 square miles (22.9 km2) is land and 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), or 6.59%, is water.[3] Via the Rivanna River, Lake Monticello is part of the James River watershed.