Henrico County


Henrico County is one of our nation’s first counties, but that doesn’t mean it’s caught up in the past. In fact, Henrico is one of our country’s most forward-looking counties, an early adopter of many technologies in their classrooms.

Neighborhoods

The West End – The true West End covers only the western part of the city of Richmond though some consider western Henrico County part of the West End as well. As there is no one municipal organization that represents this specific region, the...

Central Henrico – As of 2010, Henrico was home to 306,935 people. Founded in 1634 as one of the eight original shires of Virginia, Henrico is one of the oldest counties in the United States.The shape of Henrico County curves around the northern...

Glen Allen area – Glen Allen is located north of the city of Richmond. As Richmond has expanded, Glen Allen has become a suburb. A large area of northern and western Henrico County, from the Goochland County line north of Broad Street to the...

Eastern Henrico – The East End is roughly defined as including the area of Richmond north of the James River and east/northeast of the former Virginia Central Railroad – Chesapeake and Ohio Railway line which originated at Main Street Station,...

Eastern Henrico -The East End of Richmond/Eastern Henrico points north or west along I64/I295. Eastern Henrico is home to the Richmond International Airport and several new manufacturing facilities.