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Powhatan County

Originally settled by French Huguenots in the early 1700s, Powhatan County was created by The Virginia General Assembly in 1777. The County was named in honor of the Indian Chief Powhatan, father of Pocahontas.

The original courthouse was constructed in 1778 and the immediate area was named Scottville after General Charles Scott, a revolutionary war hero. In 1850 a small portion of Chesterfield County was annexed, creating the current boundaries of Powhatan County.

Located in Virginia’s Central Piedmont between the Appomattox and James Rivers, Powhatan is 20 miles west of Richmond, the Commonwealth’s capitol city, and is within an easy 2-hour drive from the Atlantic Ocean, Washington, D.C., Colonial Williamsburg, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The county consists of 272 square miles (174,800 acres) and has a population of 28,046 (per the 2010 U.S. census), a 25% increase from the 2000 population of 22,370. Powhatan ranks as one of the fastest growing localities in Virginia.

Powhatan has seen a large spike growth over the last decade and there has been a number of new developments to arise with the addition of Route 288 being added to the mix. Aston, Bel Crest, Branchway Forest, Chatsworth at Mill Quarter, Dorset Ridge, Chesnut Oaks, Fighting Creek, Founders Bridge, Greywalls, Holly Hills, Maple Grove, Mill Quarter, Sparrows Landing, and Walnut Creek are just a few of the developments to mention. Powhatan is a great place to move to get a land and not pay a premium and get acreage or at least an oversized parcel in some cases. The County is just past Midlothian in Chesterfield County and runs along the South Side of the James River.

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Commonwealth MLS data last updated at December 17, 2017 3:42 PM ET