The population of the City of Charlottesville in 1900, according to that year's census, was 6,449. According to the same census, the population of Albemarle County in 1900 was 28,473.
- May 24 – The 1900 election was for municipal officers in the city, in the county the vote was on the state referendum to call a constitutional convention, there being no officers. The majority in Albemarle County, which included the City of Charlottesille, voted in favor of the Constitutional Convention. Virginia voters approved a proposed Constitutional Convention by state referendum. (An elected body of one hundred delegates, including eleven Republican and one Independent, convened in Richmond on June 12, 1901, and debated for almost a year, until June 26, 1902).
- November 6 – United States presidential election. Bryan carried the city (66.15%, 731 votes) and the county (67.72%, 2,411 votes).
- Virginia voted for the Democratic candidate, former U.S. Representative William J. Bryan over the Republican candidate, incumbent President William McKinley.
The Convention met from June 12, 1901 - June 26, 1902, at Richmond in the Capitol Building
- August 11 – University of Virginia professor Charles Scott Venable, a mathematician, astronomer, and civil war military officer.
- https://demography.cpc.unc.edu/2014/06/16/mortality-and-cause-of-death-1900-v-2010/, Mortality and Cause of Death, 1900 v. 2010, Posted on June 16, 2014 by Rebecca Tippett, Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill