Henrico County Real Estate
Welcome to Henrico, one of the oldest counties in the United States. The City of Richmond was part of Henrico County until it was recognized as an independent city in 1842. Named after the settlement of Henricus, the present day Henrico County curves around the City of Richmond, surrounding it to the west, the north, and the east. The county is bounded by the Chickahominy River to the North and the James River and Richmond to the South. The population of Henrico County is approximately 331,000, making it the fifth-most populous county in Virginia.
The County of Henrico is rich in historical significance including being the site of at least seven civil war battles.
There is never a shortage of activities and attractions in Henrico. Be sure to explore Fort Harrison Battlefield, Short Pump Park, Cheswick Park, Tuckahoe Creek Park, Short Pump Mall and Kings Dominion Amusement Park.
Popular areas to live in Henrico include: Glen Allen, Highland Springs, Short Pump, Tuckahoe, Innsbrook, Dumbarton, Lakeside, Sandston, East Highland Park and many others.