The beautiful county of Buckingham is located south of the James River, 36 miles east of Charlottesville and 61 miles west of Richmond. With its historical homes, large lot sizes and convenient location to Charlottesville, Buckingham county is ideal for families. Buckingham was established in 1761 named for the Duke of Buckingham (Buckinghamshire, England).
With its proximity to the James River, hiking trails, equestrian facilities and ski resorts, Buckingham is ideally suited to outdoor enthusiasts or families. The population of Buckingham county is approximately 17,000 with the median home price of $214,900.