Hanover County , Virginia

Hanover County: County in Virginia, United States

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Location of Hanover County on Virginia map.


Hanover County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 99,863 and a population density of 81 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 107,766 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hanover Courthouse. The county was created 300 years ago in 1720.


Hanover County is located at 37°45'37"N 77°29'27"W (37.7601500, -77.4908700). It has 7 neighbors: Caroline County, Goochland County, Henrico County, King William County, Louisa, New Kent County and Spotsylvania County.

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Hanover County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. more

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Hanover County Quick Facts

Population : 107,766 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Area : 1228 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Altitude : 203 feet / 62 meters
Capital : Hanover Courthouse
Establishment : November 11, 1720
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:06:05 (25th June 2021)
Density : 88 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 7.33% (2010-2019)
Weather : 84℉ Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Hanover County has 7 neighbours.

  • Hanover Courthouse


The population of Hanover County increased by 7.33% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 99,863 - census
2011 99,908 0.05% estimation process
2012 100,339 0.43% estimation process
2013 101,065 0.72% estimation process
2014 101,724 0.65% estimation process
2015 103,071 1.31% estimation process
2016 104,290 1.17% estimation process
2017 105,674 1.31% estimation process
2018 106,886 1.13% estimation process
2019 107,766 0.82% estimation process

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People born in Hanover County (35)

People born in Hanover County, including attorney, planter, politician and Founding Father of the United States Patrick Henry, politician from Kentucky Henry Clay, Delegate and a U.S. Representative from Missouri John Scott, you can see a list of people who born in Hanover County.

Hanover County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hanover County.

City Name Population Title
Mechanicsville 36,348 Town in Frederick County, Maryland, United States
Ashland 7,875 Town in Virginia, United States
Hanover 252

Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Virginia 8,535,519 State of the United States of America
Fairfax County 1,147,532 County in Virginia, United States
Prince William County 470,335 County in Virginia, United States
Virginia Beach 449,974 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Loudoun County 413,538 County in Virginia, United States
Chesterfield County 352,802 County in South Carolina, United States
Henrico County 330,818 County in Virginia, United States
Chesapeake 244,835 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Norfolk 242,742 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Arlington County 236,842 County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.
Richmond 230,436 Capital city of Virginia, United States
Arlington 229,164 County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.
City of Portsmouth 215,133 Administrative division in Virginia, United States
Newport News 179,225 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Alexandria 159,428 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Stafford County 152,882 County in Virginia, United States

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