Henrico County

Henrico County, Virginia

PO Box 27032
Richmond, VA 23273
Phone: (804) 501-4202
Fax: (804) 501-5214

In east-central VA, north of Petersburg; original county; organized 1634. Name Origin: For the lost town of Henricus (or Henrico), destroyed by Indians in the Massacre of 1622; itself named for Prince Henry Frederick (1594-1612), son of James I (1566-1625) of England. Originally called Henricopolis (the Greek suffix -polis 'city of Henry').

Area (sq mi):: 244.60 (land 238.06; water 6.54) Population per square mile: 1178.60
Population 2005: 280,581 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 7.00%; 1990-2000 20.40% Population 2000: 262,300 (White 67.90%; Black or African American 24.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 3.60%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 6.70%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $26,410; median household $49,185; Population below poverty level: 6.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $35,143-$37,059
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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After hearing neighborhood residents complain about potential safety problems and other issues, but no charges of of an Islamic conpsiracy, the Henrico County Planning Commission unanimously approved plans for the mosque.
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