Phenix / Aspen (F)

Haywood J. Hamlet
Term expires 12/31/17

     Mailing Address: 940 Bethel Road, Phenix, VA 23959
Phone: (434) 542-5000    Cell Phone:  (434) 547-7426  

The Aspen/Phenix District encompasses an area on the western side of the County and includes the incorporated town of Phenix. Places of interest located in this District are Red Hill (last home and burial place of Patrick Henry), Staunton Hill (The David K. Bruce Estate), Ridgeway Farms, Gravel Hill Plantation, and the Clarkton Bridge. Mr. Hamlet worked to get the first and only Public Boat Landing in Charlotte County which is located on the Staunton River in the Aspen/Phenix district. He also played an important role in renaming the bridge over Cub Creek near Phenix as the Millard B. Rice, Jr. Memorial Bridge.


Born January 18, 1944 in Newport News, Virginia. At age one, moved to Charlotte County where he continues to reside.



  • Attended Southside Virginia Community College (Principles I and II in Real Estate)
  • Randolph-Henry High School, 1962 graduate



  • Charlotte County Board of Supervisors, since 1991
    • Chairman 2016,2015, 2007 & 2006
    • Vice-Chairman 2014 & 2013
  • Colonial Farm Credit Board - Ten years of service; three as vice-chairman and one as chairman
  • Virginia Farm Bureau Flue-Cured Tobacco Advisory Board
  • Charlotte County Farm Bureau since 1991 - Former Vice-President
  • South Boston Tobacco Warehouse Association - Former Vice-President
  • Roanoke River Basin Advisory Board
  • Roanoke River Basin Bi-state Commission Member - Appointed by the Senate
  • Bethel Baptist Church, Chairman of the Board of Deacons



  • Board of Sovran and Nations Bank
  • Old Dominion Resource Conservation and Development



Owns and operates a beef cattle farm and cash hay business in Charlotte County.

Retired General Manager of Virginia Dark-Fired Tobacco Growers Association, Virginia Sun-Cured Tobacco Cooperative, Dark Tobacco Sales Cooperative and formerly employed by the Soil Conservation Service.