Mecklenburg County, Virginia

Mecklenburg County: County in Virginia, United States


Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,727 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 30,679 inhabitants. Its county seat is Boydton. The county was created 258 years ago in 1764.

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

Quick Facts about Mecklenburg County

Population : 30,679 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Mecklenburg County
Twitter username : visitmeckva
Area : 1759 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.9%
Land as percent of area : 92.1%
Named for : Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Capital : Boydton
Establishment : January 01, 1765
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:41:51 (25th September 2023)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.68% (2010-2020)
Mecklenburg County Courthouse image
Mecklenburg County Courthouse
Mecklenburg County Courthouse image


Mecklenburg County is located at 36°40'49"N 78°21'46"W (36.6803600, -78.3627300). It has 7 neighbors: Granville County, Halifax County, Vance County, Warren County, Brunswick County, Charlotte County and Lunenburg County.

Mecklenburg County map

Mecklenburg County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Chase City 2,217 Town
Clarksville 1,169 Town in Virginia, United States
La Crosse 576 Town in Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Boydton 410 Town in Virginia

Mecklenburg County has 7 neighbours.

  • Boydton


According to census records, the population of Mecklenburg County decreased by 6.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,727 - census
2011 32,560 -0.51% estimation process
2012 31,686 -2.76% estimation process
2013 31,239 -1.43% estimation process
2014 31,104 -0.43% estimation process
2015 30,922 -0.59% estimation process
2016 30,813 -0.35% estimation process
2017 30,693 -0.39% estimation process
2018 30,624 -0.23% estimation process
2019 30,587 -0.12% estimation process
2020 30,679 0.3% estimation process

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People born in Mecklenburg County (21)

People born in Mecklenburg County, including politician Thomas M. Nelson, politician Hutchins Gordon Burton, politician Richard Clauselle Puryear, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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