Powhatan County Real Estate
Welcome to Powhatan! Conveniently located 20 miles west of Richmond, Powhatan is within a 2-hour drive from the beach, Washington, D.C., Williamsburg, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Powhatan is approximately 272 square miles and has a population of around 30,000. The commutability to Richmond, easy access to the interstate, award winning schools, proximity to Chesterfield, larger lot sizes and more rural setting makes Powhatan one of the fastest growing localities in Virginia. You get the peace of country living with the access to resources and amenities of the city.
Powhatan County features not only beautiful historic homes, rolling pastures and an active 55+ community, but also new neighborhoods, larger lots and a variety of amenities for the kids including playgrounds, library and YMCA. Many families make their homes in Powhatan for the award winning school system. Powhatan public school system consists of 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school and serves 4,289 students with a 14:1 student teacher ratio. There is also one private school in the county, Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot, which serves children age 2 through 12th grade.
Powhatan is home of the widely popular Festival of the Grape, an annual event featuring Virginia wineries, distilleries, craft brewers, live music, craft vendors and food trucks. Summer time also brings Village Vibe, a monthly music event with food trucks, drink and entertainment with proceeds benefiting local charities. If you love the outdoors, Powhatan is home to Powhatan State Park, a boat launch on the James River, and several outdoor recreation fields, walking trails and stables.
The current average home price in Powhatan is $319, 785
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