Henry County, Virginia

Henry County: County in Virginia, United States


Henry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,151 and a population density of 54 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 50,309 inhabitants. Its county seat is Martinsville. The county was created 246 years ago in 1776.

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

Quick Facts about Henry County

Population : 50,309 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County
Area : 996 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Patrick Henry
Capital : Martinsville
Establishment : January 01, 1777
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:38:54 (29th November 2023)
Density : 51 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 45℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Beaver Creek Plantation house image
Beaver Creek Plantation house
Beaver Creek Plantation house image


Henry County is located at 36°41'5"N 79°58'53"W (36.6847000, -79.9815200). It has 6 neighbors: Rockingham County, Stokes County, Franklin County, Martinsville, Patrick County and Pittsylvania County.

Henry County map

The largest city of Henry County is Bassett with a population of 1,100. . See all Henry County cities & populated places.

Henry County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Horse Pasture 2,227 Census designated place
Chatmoss 1,698 Census designated place
Stanleytown 1,422 Census designated place
Bassett 1,100 City in Nebraska, USA


Henry County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 45. more

Henry County has 6 neighbours.

  • Martinsville


According to census records, the population of Henry County decreased by 7.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 54,151 - census
2011 53,552 -1.12% estimation process
2012 53,112 -0.83% estimation process
2013 52,748 -0.69% estimation process
2014 52,237 -0.98% estimation process
2015 51,940 -0.57% estimation process
2016 51,645 -0.57% estimation process
2017 51,346 -0.58% estimation process
2018 51,050 -0.58% estimation process
2019 50,557 -0.98% estimation process
2020 50,309 -0.49% estimation process

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People born in Henry County (5)

People born in Henry County, including politician John Breathitt, United States federal judge David Patterson Dyer, politician George Washington Lent Marr, .


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