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Time Zone: Henrico County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Henrico County is one of the original counties of Virginia and was founded in 1617.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Henrico had a population of 296,415 people. This is an increase of 13.01% since the last Census (which gave a population of 262,300 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Henrico represented 3.71% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 3rd most populous county (out of 134 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010306,935+17.02%+3.55% since 2009
2009296,415+13.01%+1.27% since 2008
2008292,693+11.59%+1.01% since 2007
2000262,300The Last Census

More information can be found on the Henrico County Census Page for Henrico County.


Websites for Henrico County

Official Website:   www.co.henrico.va.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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