Amelia is a picturesque county located 35 miles southwest of Richmond. With it’s close proximity to the state’s capital and its strong agricultural industry, Amelia affords its residents, the best of both worlds.
Amelia County was created in 1735 and was named after Princess Amelia of Great Britain. Parts of the county were later carved out to create Prince Edward County and Nottoway County.
The current population of Amelia County is approximately 13,000 with a median home sales price of $245,000.
In addition to the public schools, Amelia is home to Amelia Academy, a pre-k through 12 private school.
With its quaint country charm, large lot sizes, family owned stores, restaurants and antique shops while being close to the amenities of Richmond, Amelia is a must see for house hunters looking to get out of the hustle and bustle.