Powhatan County features many neighborhoods nestled in farms. Located in Virginia's Central Piedmont, Powhatan County features many neighborhoods nestled in farms and woodlands. The county also provides its residents access to cultural, recreational, and educational activities.
Included in the Greater Richmond Region, Powhatan is boarded by the James River to the North and the Appomattox River to the South. Powhatan County is adjacent to Chesterfield, Amelia, Goochland and Cumberland counties. Located within Virginia’s Piedmont region Powhatan County was named in honor of Chief Powhatan, the paramount chief of the Tsenacommacah, a confederacy of Algonquian tribes indigenous to the area during the 15th and 16th centuries. Powhatan County encompasses Ballsville, Trenholm, Genito, Macon & Tobaccoville, with numerous neighborhoods like, Aston, Bel Crest, Dorset Ridge, Mill Quarter, Founders Bridge, Genito West, Holly Hills, Pine Wood Estates & Sparrows Landing.Read More ▾
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Public & Private Institutions Of Learning
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