Founded in 1719, Hanover is located north of Richmond, Virginia with over 107,750 residents living in both rural and suburban areas. It is an community steeped in history, the birthplace of Patrick Henry and Henry Clay. Residents enjoy both suburban and rural living. Farms around the county still thrive. In the summer, you will pass fields filled with the infamous Hanover Tomatoes, which are celebrated annually at the Hanover Tomato Festival. With 1500 + acres of parks, there is plenty for of space for locals and visitors to enjoy Hanover’s landscape and history. Hanover County’s story is not just one of the past. Here, you can grab a craft brew, take a thrill ride at Kings Dominion, fish in the Chickahominy River, watch a local theater performance, and cheer for the Randolph-Macon sports teams. Come help write the story for Hanover’s future generations.