Mathews County, Virginia

Mathews County: County in Virginia, United States

About

Mathews County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,978 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,766 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mathews. The county was created 231 years ago in 1790.

Quick Facts about Mathews County

Population : 8,766 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Twitter username : mathewscountyva
Area : 653 km2
Water as percent of area : 65.9%
Land as percent of area : 34.1%
Named for : Thomas Mathews
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Capital : Mathews
Establishment : January 01, 1791
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:40:49 (12th August 2022)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.42% (2010-2020)
Mathews County locator map
Location of Mathews County on Virginia map.
MATHEWS COUNTY COURTHOUSE SQUARE image
MATHEWS COUNTY COURTHOUSE SQUARE
MATHEWS COUNTY COURTHOUSE SQUARE image

Geography

Mathews County is located at 37°25'2"N 76°16'17"W (37.4173100, -76.2712900). It has 3 neighbors: Gloucester County, Middlesex County and York County.

Mathews County map

Mathews County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title

Mathews County has 3 neighbours.

  • Mathews

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mathews County decreased by 2.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,978 - census
2011 8,944 -0.38% estimation process
2012 8,911 -0.37% estimation process
2013 8,898 -0.15% estimation process
2014 8,813 -0.96% estimation process
2015 8,834 0.24% estimation process
2016 8,769 -0.74% estimation process
2017 8,709 -0.69% estimation process
2018 8,792 0.94% estimation process
2019 8,834 0.48% estimation process
2020 8,766 -0.78% estimation process

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People born in Mathews County (2)

People born in Mathews County, including United States federal judge Rufus Edward Foster, politician Earl C. Mathews, .

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