Powhatan County Virginia



Powhatan County Virginia



Powhatan County is a prime residential location nestled in the James River basin approximately 20 miles West of Richmond VA and less than 2 hours from Washington D.C.

Powhatan’s significant history includes being officially declared a county by Patrick Henry during the Revolutionary War Era, is named after the Indian Chief Powhatan, father of Indian Princess Pocahontas, and was a respite for General Robert E. Lee after the War.

Powhatan is a thriving community due to location, VIP Award Winning schools, custom builders and family friendly neighborhoods, and sports/ recreational offerings. An excellent location for families and professionals, the charm and small town friendliness of Powhatan provides a one of a kind living experience. The County population is approximately 25,000 and growing.

Please click on the links to explore all that Powhatan has to offer. Historic landmarks, outdoor concerts, wine festivals, parades, restaurants, shopping and so much more including rolling hills, and pastoral vistas, excellent schools and preschools, and a friendly community.

Check out Powhatan’s VIP Award winning schools. The county focuses on education as a priority and our schools and curricula reflect that focus.

Families will appreciate the various resources for pre-school age children, such as Powhatan Methodist Church Preschool

Source: Powhatan County Virginia Chamber of Commerce

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