Gloucester County, Virginia

Gloucester County: County in Virginia, United States


Gloucester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,858 and a population density of 49 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 37,459 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gloucester Courthouse. The county was created 372 years ago in 1650.

Gloucester County locator map
Location of Gloucester County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Gloucester County

Population : 37,459 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Gloucester County
Area : 746 km2
Water as percent of area : 24.4%
Land as percent of area : 75.6%
Named for : Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester
Capital : Gloucester Courthouse
Establishment : January 01, 1651
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:20:57 (28th September 2023)
Density : 50 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.6% (2010-2020)
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Gloucester County is located at 37°24'4"N 76°31'23"W (37.4012100, -76.5229700). It has 5 neighbors: James City County, King and Queen County, Mathews County, Middlesex County and York County.

Gloucester County map

Gloucester County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Gloucester County.

City Name Population Title
Gloucester Point 9,402 Census designated place
Gloucester Courthouse 2,951 Census designated place

Gloucester County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Gloucester County increased by 1.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,858 - census
2011 36,889 0.08% estimation process
2012 36,838 -0.14% estimation process
2013 36,768 -0.19% estimation process
2014 37,024 0.69% estimation process
2015 37,010 -0.04% estimation process
2016 37,114 0.28% estimation process
2017 37,295 0.49% estimation process
2018 37,341 0.12% estimation process
2019 37,348 0.02% estimation process
2020 37,459 0.3% estimation process

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People born in Gloucester County (13)

People born in Gloucester County, including politician Anthony New, politician John Page, United States federal judge Buckner Thruston, .


  • Robert Page (American politician (1765-1840)) he was born in 04/02/1765
  • William B. Taliaferro (Confederate Army general (1822-1898)) he was born in 28/12/1822
  • Joseph Neville (American politician (1733-1819)) he was born in 02/12/1733
  • Mildred Gale (Grandmother of George Washington) she was born in 01/01/1671
  • Jack Yates (Baptist minister) he was born in 11/07/1828
  • Mann Page (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1749
  • Maryus Jones (American mayor) he was born in 08/07/1844
  • Marshall B. Booker (American politician) he was born in 26/11/1880
  • Molly Elliott Seawell (American author)
  • George Sherman Carter (chemist) he was born in 10/05/1911

Other places with the same name (2)

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