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The Cities and communities of Prince George County, Virginia *





Fort Lee

Jefferson Park

Prince George

Incorporated cities in Virginia are independent of any county. Any of the above communities which are such are not under the jurisdiction of Prince George County, but are separate and complete independent cities.

*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, townships, ghost towns and other populated places.

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Information & Facts about Prince George County, Virginia


Land area: 276 Square miles


Prince George County official Website


In southeastern Virginia, Prince George County is about 25 miles southeast of Richmond and 125 miles south of Washington, D.C. . The northern border is the James River and the City of Hopewell. The western boundary is the Appomattox River and the City of Petersburg.

It is primarily a developing suburban county, bordered on the north by the James River and the City of Hopewell, and on the west by the Appomattox River and the City of Petersburg. The southwest side is both the cities of Petersburg and Colonial Heights. The northwest border is also formed by Hopewell.


The population of Prince George County was:
1980 - 25,733
1990 - 27,394
1995 - 28,383
2000 - 28,900
2010 - 30,200 (projection)

Prince George County is located within the Richmond-Petersburg Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). This MSA has a total population of 865,640.


The main employer for the area is the government. Fort Lee and the U.S. Army Quartermaster School are located within the county bringing more employment to the area.


Here is a History page for the county.

This county was created in 1702 from Charles City County. At the time Charles City County went from south of the James River down to the North Carolina line. It was named for Prince George of Denmark who was the husband of Queen Anne. She was the monarch in power in England at the time.

Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 1297
210 North Second Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone: 804-458-5536

Appomattox Regional Library System

245 East Cawson Street
Hopewell, Virginia 23860
(804) 458 6329 or (804) 861 0322
Serving Hopewell, Prince George & Dinwiddie

Prince George County Schools

PO Box 400
Prince George Virginia 23875
Phone: 804-733-2700
schools in Disputanta, Carson, Prince George

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