Virginia County Map

The state of Virginia comprises 95 counties and 38 independent cities. The cities and counties are governed similarly. The Fairfax County is the most populated county in Virginia and Loudoun County is the fastest developing county in Virginia.
Virginia County Map
Description: Virginia county map displays locations of all the 95 counties in Virginia state of USA. Disclaimer

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About Virginia Counties

Virginia, the thirty-fifth largest and the twelfth most populous state of the US was named after Britain’s Queen Elizabeth I, who was considered as ‘Virgin Queen.’ The American state, which is located along the South Atlantic Ocean is also referred to as the “Old Dominioni.” Virginia is also known as the Mother of Presidents, since Virginia is the birthplace of the eight US presidents.

Virginia Map
Richmond is the capital of Virginia; whereas Virginia Beach is the largest and the most populous city of Virginia. The state is carved by the Blue Ridge Mountains and Chesapeake Bay. Also, most rivers, including the James, York, Potomac, and Rappahannock flow through the Bay.

Geologically and geographically, the state is divided in the regions of Ridge and Valley, Cumberland Plateau, Tidewater, Piedmont, and Blue Ridge Mountains. Virginia is bounded by the states of Washington, D.C. and Maryland to the east and north; the Atlantic Ocean also lies to the state’s east. States Tennessee and North Carolina are to the south of Virginia, Kentucky lies towards the west and West Virginia to the west and north. The total area of the state is 42,774 sq. miles.

Virginia Counties
Virginia is divided into 95 counties along with 38 independent cities. These counties and cities are administered similarly. Some of the notable counties are the Fairfax County (also the most-populated), Loudoun County (also the fastest developing), Arlington County, Amelia County, Augusta County, Dickenson County, and others.

Amelia County
The Amelia County, with the county seat as Amelia, is spread over an area of 359 sq. miles. It was founded in 1735. The County was named after the Princess Amelia of Britain and has Rennie Presbyterian Church, St. John's Church, and Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park as its major places to visit.

Augusta County
The Augusta County founded in 1738 and covering an area of 971 sq. miles with the county seat as Staunton is also a prominent county of Virginia. The Shenandoah Valley is the main attraction of the place. Grand Caverns, Skyline Drive, and the Staunton National Cemetery are the other major attractions of the county.

Loudoun County
The Loudoun County, with the county seat being Leesburg, is the fastest developing county of Virginia. It was founded in 1757. The county is well-known for its historic villages, vineyard tours, battlefields sites, and the famous mansions. The notable places of the area are Morven Park, Frying Pan Park, The Marshall House, Furnace Mountains, and The National Conference Center.

Arlington County
Arlington County of Virginia, with the county seat as Arlington was founded in 1801 and is the smallest county in the entire US. However, being close to Washington D.C., Arlington is rather an important region since it headquarters many government agencies and departments of the US like the Department of Defense (DoD), and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Also, Washington National Airport is situated in this county.

Dickenson County
The Dickenson County was founded in 1880. With an area of 334 sq. miles and the county seat being Clintwood, Dickenson is famous for Flannagan Dam, Breaks Interstate Park, Ralph Stanley Museum, Trammel Kids Park, Jettie Baker Center, and many others.

Independent Cities
The independent cities in the US are the ones, which do not belong to any particular county. Richmond, the capital of Virginia, Fairfax, and Virginia Beach are the independent and rather important cities of the state.

Virginia Museum, Downtown Richmond, Children’s Museum Belle Isle, Richmond Canal Walk, Holocaust Museum, Ford’s Theatre, Virginia House, and Fort Harrison, etc. are the attractions of this amazing city.

Patroit Center, National Firearms Museum, Lake Accotink, Burke Lake, and Battlefield Park are the destinations to watch out for in the city of Fairfax.

Virginia Beach, another independent city of Virginia, is the most populous city of the state, a resort city, whose name is also registered in the Guinness Book for having the lengthiest pleasure beach all across the world. The city, which attracts jillions of tourists from all over the world also boasts of a robust night life. Military Aviation Museum, Old Cape Henry Lighthouse, Neptune's park, Cirquesa Dreamquest, etc. are some of the excellent places to visit.

Colleges and Universities
William & Mary is the oldest university of the state; whereas Liberty University is the largest. There exist several other top-notch universities and colleges in Virginia. University of Virginia, Norfolk State University, University of Richmond, Virginia Tech, Tidewater Community College, George Mason University, Hampden Sydney College, and Reynolds community College are the few prominent universities and colleges of the state.


List of Counties in Virginia

County NamePopulationArea (sq. mi.)
Accomack County Map38305455.24
Albemarle County79236722.61
Alleghany County12926444.63
Amelia County11400356.8
Amherst County31894475.18
Appomattox County13705333.69
Arlington County18945325.87
Augusta County65615970.36
Bath County5048531.86
Bedford County60371754.5
Bland County6871358.67
Botetourt County30496542.66
Brunswick County18419566.14
Buchanan County26978503.88
Buckingham County15623580.86
Campbell County51078504.48
Caroline County22121532.52
Carroll County29245476.34
Charles City County6926182.76
Charlotte County12472474.99
Chesterfield County259903425.75
Clarke County12652176.62
Craig County5091330.61
Culpeper County34262381
Cumberland County9017298.45
Dickenson County16395331.71
Dinwiddie County24533503.67
Essex County9989257.77
Fairfax County969749395.04
Fauquier County55139649.7
Floyd County13874381.22
Fluvanna County20047287.37
Franklin County47286692.08
Frederick County59209414.63
Giles County16657357.33
Gloucester County34780216.61
Goochland County16863284.43
Grayson County17917442.64
Greene County15244156.58
Greensville County11560295.44
Halifax County37355819.3
Hanover County86320472.68
Henrico County262300238.06
Henry County57930382.35
Highland County2536415.86
Isle of Wight County29728315.87
James City County48102142.92
King and Queen County6630316.26
King George County16803180
King William County13146275.43
Lancaster County11567133.14
Lee County23589437.13
Loudoun County169599519.85
Louisa County25627497.14
Lunenburg County13146431.7
Madison County12520321.42
Mathews County920785.68
Mecklenburg County32380623.93
Middlesex County9932130.3
Montgomery County83629388.22
Nelson County14445472.35
New Kent County13462209.55
Northampton County13093207.37
Northumberland County 12259192.3
Nottoway County15725314.65
Orange County25881341.7
Page County23177311.13
Patrick County19407483.14
Pittsylvania County61745970.76
Powhatan County22377261.28
Prince Edward County19720352.76
Prince George County33047265.62
Prince William County280813337.78
Pulaski County35127320.57
Rappahannock County6983266.57
Richmond County8809191.46
Roanoke County85778250.87
Rockbridge County20808599.63
Rockingham County67725851.15
Russell County30308474.66
Scott County23403536.58
Shenandoah County35075512.2
Smyth County33081452.09
Southampton County17482599.56
Spotsylvania County90395400.86
Stafford County92446270.35
Surry County6829279.09
Sussex County12504490.73
Tazewell County44598519.74
Warren County31584213.7
Washington County51103562.86
Westmoreland County16718229.18
Wise County40123404.04
Wythe County27599463.24
York County56297105.65
Alexandria city12828315.18
Bedford city62996.89
Bristol city1736712.9
Buena Vista city63496.83
Charlottesville city4504910.26
Chesapeake city199184340.72
Clifton Forge city42893.09
Colonial Heights city168977.48
Covington city63035.67
Danville city4841143.06
Emporia city56656.89
Fairfax city214986.31
Falls Church city103771.99
Franklin city83468.35
Fredericksburg city1927910.52
Galax city68378.23
Hampton city14643751.78
Harrisonburg city4046817.56
Hopewell city2235410.24
Lexington city68672.49
Lynchburg city6526949.39
Manassas city351359.93
Manassas Park city102902.49
Martinsville city1541610.96
Newport News city18015068.29
Norfolk city23440353.73
Norton city39047.53
Petersburg city3374022.88
Poquoson city1156615.52
Portsmouth city10056533.16
Radford city158599.82
Richmond city19779060.07
Roanoke city9491142.88
Salem city2474714.59
Staunton city2385319.71
Suffolk city63677400.02
Virginia Beach city425257248.29
Waynesboro city1952015.36
Williamsburg city119988.54
Winchester city235859.33

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