Lancaster County, Virginia

Lancaster County: County in Virginia, United States


Lancaster County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,391 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,618 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lancaster. The county was created 373 years ago in 1650.

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

Quick Facts about Lancaster County

Population : 10,618 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Lancaster County, Lancaster County, Lancaster County
Area : 599 km2
Water as percent of area : 42.4%
Land as percent of area : 57.6%
Named for : Lancaster
Capital : Lancaster
Establishment : January 01, 1651
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:21:57 (29th May 2024)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.28% (2010-2020)
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Lancaster County is located at 37°42'6"N 76°25'13"W (37.7017100, -76.4202300). It has 2 neighbors: Northumberland County and Richmond County.

Lancaster County map

Lancaster County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Kilmarnock 1,400 Town in the United States
Irvington 398 Town in Virginia
White Stone 331 Town of the United States

Lancaster County has 2 neighbours.

  • Lancaster


According to census records, the population of Lancaster County decreased by 7.28% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,391 - census
2011 11,275 -1.03% estimation process
2012 11,125 -1.35% estimation process
2013 10,959 -1.51% estimation process
2014 10,861 -0.9% estimation process
2015 10,825 -0.33% estimation process
2016 10,771 -0.5% estimation process
2017 10,725 -0.43% estimation process
2018 10,696 -0.27% estimation process
2019 10,603 -0.88% estimation process
2020 10,618 0.14% estimation process

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People born in Lancaster County (4)

People born in Lancaster County, including mother of George Washington Mary Ball Washington, politician William Lee Ball, United States Army officer and Medal of Honor recipient John Chowning Gresham, .


Other places with the same name (4)

Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Fairfax County 1,150,847 County in Virginia, United States
Prince William County 475,533 County in Virginia, United States
Virginia Beach 451,231 The most populous city in Virginia, Virginia Beach is a major center for tourism, military, and business.
Loudoun County 422,784 County in Virginia, United States
Chesterfield County 358,245 County in South Carolina, United States
Henrico County 333,766 County in Virginia, United States
Chesapeake 247,011 The second most populous city in Virginia.
Norfolk 242,803 The most populous city in Virginia.
Arlington County 240,119 County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.
Richmond 232,226 The capital of Virginia.
Arlington 229,164 A county in Virginia.
City of Portsmouth 215,133 Administrative division in Virginia, United States
Newport News 179,062 The second most populous city in Virginia.
Alexandria 158,726 A city in Virginia.
Stafford County 156,748 County in Virginia, United States
East Hampton 147,993 Town in New York