Formally recognized as County of Henrico, Henrico County is home to a total of 321,921 residents, 96 percent of whom live urban lifestyles while four percent enjoy rural livings. The county sprawls across 238 square miles of land and 6.5 square miles of water.

In addition to hundreds of thousands of people who thought Henrico County is a great place to call home, the Richmond International Raceway is right at home smack-dab in the middle of Henrico County.

Richmond International Airport is located in Henrico County’s eastern portion in Sandston for guests and residents needing to hop a flight. For ground travel, the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) provides public bus service. There’s also a local Amtrak station for passenger rail service.

Henrico County Public Schools encompasses five elementary, thirteen middle, ten high schools, and two technical centers. There are also 10 branches of the Henrico County Public Library System, which also offers mobile library services.

Henrico County takes in around 44 inches of rain each year, just a few inches more than the city average of 39 inches. However, Henrico County experiences, on average, 14 inches of snow each year, far less than city averages of 26 inches. Throughout the year, there are around 73 days with measurable precipitation. The sun shines on Henrico on average 206 days per year, with summer temperatures around 88 degrees and winter lows of 26 degrees.

Homes in the area hold average values of around $229,700, which is below the state’s average home value of $257,800. Households enjoy annual average incomes af around $66,085, on par with the state’s average.

Henrico County, steeped in history, is chock full of things to do for residents of all ages and lifestyles. There are ample restaurants, museums, art galleries, spas, bowling alleys, movie theaters, shops, and more.

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