Virginia County Map, List of Counties in Virginia with Seats

The U.S. state of Virginia is divided into 95 Counties. Explore the Virginia County Map, all Counties list along with their County Seats in alphabetical order and their population, areas and the date of formation.

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    U.S state of Virginia is officially known as the Commonwealth of Virginia. The state is located in the Mid-Atlantic and south eastern part of the country. The capital city of the commonwealth of Virginia is Richmond. The state was one of the thirteen colonies of United States. Virginia was the initially the first permanent settlement. The state also is known as the birth place of a nation because the first English settlement took place in Virginia. Virginia also served the nation by providing a lot of presidents. Hence it is called as the Mother of Presidents.

    The commonwealth of Virginia has three branches of government. They are the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches. The present Governor of the state is Ralph Northam. For the ease of administration, the political powers are given to various local governance units of the state. The common wealth of Virginia is divided into counties, cities and incorporated town as the political subdivisions of the state. There are 95 counties in Virginia as well as 38 independent cities. All the location and place of the state either fall under county or independent city. All these counties in Virginia and independent cities have their own form of the government. Counties in Virginia are administered by a county board of supervisors. Cities are governed by a mayor or city council.

    Among the counties in Virginia Fairfax County has the highest population of the state with 1,150,309. Prince William County ranks as the second in terms of population. The least populated county in the state is Highland County. Highland County is also known as “Little Switzerland”. Of all the Counties in Virginia, Pittsylvania County is the largest county in the state. Loudoun County, Va is the wealthiest county in the state. The poorest county is Dickenson County in the state.

    The U.S. state of Virginia has 95 Counties. This is list of Virginia Counties and County Seats in alphabetical order along with check their population, areas and the date of formation.

    List of Counties in Virginia with County Seats

    S.NCountyCounty SeatPopulationArea Formed
    1Accomack CountyAccomac33,164455 sq mi1663
    2Albemarle CountyCharlottesville98,970723 sq mi1744
    3Alleghany CountyCovington16,250446 sq mi1822
    4Amelia CountyAmelia Court House11,400357 sq mi1735
    5Amherst CountyAmherst31,894475 sq mi1761
    6Appomattox CountyAppomattox13,705334 sq mi1845
    7Arlington CountyArlington220,56526 sq mi1846
    8Augusta CountyStaunton73,750971 sq mi1738
    9Bath CountyWarm Springs5,048532 sq mi1791
    10Bedford CountyBedford60,371755 sq mi1754
    11Bland CountyBland6,871359 sq mi1861
    12Botetourt CountyFincastle30,496543 sq mi1770
    13Brunswick CountyLawrenceville18,419566 sq mi1720
    14Buchanan CountyGrundy26,978504 sq mi1858
    15Buckingham CountyBuckingham15,623581 sq mi1761
    16Campbell CountyRustburg51,078504 sq mi1782
    17Caroline CountyBowling Green28,545533 sq mi1728
    18Carroll CountyHillsville30,042476 sq mi1842
    19Charles City CountyCharles City6,926182 sq mi1634
    20Charlotte CountyCharlotte Court House12,472475 sq mi1765
    21Chesterfield CountyChesterfield322,388426 sq mi1749
    22Clarke CountyBerryville12,652177 sq mi1836
    23Craig CountyNew Castle5,091330 sq mi1851
    24Culpeper CountyCulpeper46,689381 sq mi1749
    25Cumberland CountyCumberland9,017298 sq mi1749
    26Dickenson CountyClintwood16,395333 sq mi1880
    27Dinwiddie CountyDinwiddie24,533504 sq mi1752
    28Essex CountyTappahannock9,989258 sq mi1692
    29Fairfax CountyFairfax1,118,602396 sq mi1742
    30Fauquier CountyWarrenton68,010650 sq mi1759
    31Floyd CountyFloyd13,874382 sq mi1831
    32Fluvanna CountyPalmyra20,047287 sq mi1777
    33Franklin CountyRocky Mount47,286692 sq mi1786
    34Frederick CountyWinchester59,209415 sq mi1738
    35Giles CountyPearisburg16,657358 sq mi1806
    36Gloucester CountyGloucester34,780217 sq mi1651
    37Goochland CountyGoochland16,863284 sq mi1728
    38Grayson CountyIndependence17,917443 sq mi1793
    39Greene CountyStanardsville15,244157 sq mi1838
    40Greensville CountyEmporia11,560296 sq mi1781
    41Halifax CountyHalifax37,355814 sq mi1752
    42Hanover CountyHanover101,327473 sq mi1721
    43Henrico CountyRichmond306,935238 sq mi1617
    44Henry CountyMartinsville57,930382 sq mi1777
    45Highland CountyMonterey2,536416 sq mi1847
    46Isle of Wight CountyIsle of Wight29,728316 sq mi1634
    47James City CountyWilliamsburg68,971143 sq mi1617
    48King and Queen CountyKing and Queen Court House6,630316 sq mi1691
    49King George CountyKing George16,803180 sq mi1721
    50King William CountyKing William13,146275 sq mi1702
    51Lancaster CountyLancaster11,567133 sq mi1651
    52Lee CountyJonesville23,589437 sq mi1793
    53Loudoun CountyLeesburg333,253520 sq mi1757
    54Louisa CountyLouisa25,627498 sq mi1742
    55Lunenburg CountyLunenburg13,146432 sq mi1746
    56Madison CountyMadison12,520322 sq mi1793
    57Mathews CountyMathews9,20786 sq mi1791
    58Mecklenburg CountyBoydton32,380624 sq mi1765
    59Middlesex CountySaluda9,932130 sq mi1673
    60Montgomery CountyChristiansburg83,629388 sq mi1777
    61Nelson CountyLovingston14,445472 sq mi1808
    62New Kent CountyNew Kent13,462210 sq mi1654
    63Northampton CountyEastville13,093207 sq mi1634
    64Northumberland CountyHeathsville12,259192 sq mi1648
    65Nottoway CountyNottoway15,725315 sq mi1789
    66Orange CountyOrange25,881342 sq mi1734
    67Page CountyLuray23,177311 sq mi1831
    68Patrick CountyStuart19,407483 sq mi1791
    69Pittsylvania CountyChatham61,745978 sq mi1767
    70Powhatan CountyPowhatan22,377261 sq mi1777
    71Prince Edward CountyFarmville19,720353 sq mi1754
    72Prince George CountyPrince George33,047266 sq mi1703
    73Prince William CountyManassas421,164338 sq mi1731
    74Pulaski CountyPulaski35,127321 sq mi1839
    75Rappahannock CountyWashington6,983267 sq mi1833
    76Richmond CountyWarsaw8,809192 sq mi1692
    77Roanoke CountySalem85,778251 sq mi1838
    78Rockbridge CountyLexington20,808600 sq mi1778
    79Rockingham CountyHarrisonburg67,725851 sq mi1778
    80Russell CountyLebanon30,308475 sq mi1786
    81Scott CountyGate City23,403537 sq mi1814
    82Shenandoah CountyWoodstock35,075512 sq mi1772
    83Smyth CountyMarion33,081452 sq mi1832
    84Southampton CountyCourtland17,482600 sq mi1749
    85Spotsylvania CountySpotsylvania Courthouse125,684401 sq mi1721
    86Stafford CountyStafford132,791270 sq mi1664
    87Surry CountySurry6,829279 sq mi1652
    88Sussex CountySussex12,504491 sq mi1754
    89Tazewell CountyTazewell44,598520 sq mi1800
    90Warren CountyFront Royal31,584214 sq mi1836
    91Washington CountyAbingdon51,103564 sq mi1777
    92Westmoreland CountyMontross16,718229 sq mi1653
    93Wise CountyWise40,123403 sq mi1856
    94Wythe CountyWytheville27,599463 sq mi1790
    95York CountyYorktown65,464106 sq mi1634

    38 independent cities (Considered as County)

    S.NCityCounty SeatPopulation(2011)Area Formed
    1City of AlexandriaN/A14739115 sq mi1902
    2City of BristolN/A1736712 sq mi1902
    3City of Buena VistaN/A63497 sq mi1902
    4City of CharlottesvilleN/A4504910 sq mi1902
    5City of ChesapeakeN/A222209341 sq mi1963
    6City of Colonial HeightsN/A168978 sq mi1948
    7City of CovingtonN/A63034 sq mi1952
    8City of DanvilleN/A4841143 sq mi1902
    9City of EmporiaN/A56657 sq mi1967
    10City of FairfaxN/A214986 sq mi1961
    11City of Falls ChurchN/A123322 sq mi1948
    12City of FranklinN/A83468 sq mi1961
    13City of FredericksburgN/A2428610 sq mi1902
    14City of GalaxN/A68378 sq mi1952
    15City of HamptonN/A14643752 sq mi1908
    16City of HarrisonburgN/A4046818 sq mi1916
    17City of HopewellN/A2235410 sq mi1916
    18City of LexingtonN/A68672 sq mi1966
    19City of LynchburgN/A6526949 sq mi1902
    20City of ManassasN/A4060510 sq mi1975
    21City of Manassas ParkN/A142732 sq mi1975
    22City of MartinsvilleN/A1541611 sq mi1928
    23City of Newport NewsN/A18072668 sq mi1902
    24City of NorfolkN/A24578254 sq mi1845
    25City of NortonN/A39047 sq mi1954
    26City of PetersburgN/A3374023 sq mi1902
    27City of PoquosonN/A1156616 sq mi1975
    28City of PortsmouthN/A9647033 sq mi1858
    29City of RadfordN/A1585910 sq mi1902
    30City of RichmondN/A21030960 sq mi1902
    31City of RoanokeN/A9491143 sq mi1902
    32City of SalemN/A2474715 sq mi1968
    33City of StauntonN/A2385320 sq mi1902
    34City of SuffolkN/A63677400 sq mi1910
    35City of Virginia BeachN/A447021248 sq mi1963
    36City of WaynesboroN/A1952014 sq mi1948
    37City of WilliamsburgN/A140689 sq mi1902
    38City of WinchesterN/A235859 sq mi1902
    Edited by: Vijay Kanth | Updated on: June 13, 2022