Prince Edward County, Virginia

Prince Edward County: County in Virginia, United States


Prince Edward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,368 and a population density of 26 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 23,006 inhabitants. Its county seat is Farmville. The county was created 272 years ago in 1752.

Prince Edward County locator map
Location of Prince Edward County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Prince Edward County

Population : 23,006 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Area : 916 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany
Altitude : 390 feet / 119 meters
Capital : Farmville
Establishment : February 02, 1752
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:45:31 (30th May 2024)
Density : 25 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.57% (2010-2020)
Ruffner Hall image
Ruffner Hall
Ruffner Hall image


Prince Edward County is located at 37°13'27"N 78°26'28"W (37.2243000, -78.4410800). It has 7 neighbors: Amelia County, Appomattox County, Buckingham County, Charlotte County, Cumberland County, Lunenburg County and Nottoway County.

Prince Edward County map

Prince Edward County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Prince Edward County.

City Name Population Title
Farmville 7,842 Town in Virginia, United States
Hampden Sydney 1,450 Census designated place

Prince Edward County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Prince Edward County decreased by 1.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,368 - census
2011 22,318 -4.7% estimation process
2012 23,172 3.69% estimation process
2013 22,714 -2.02% estimation process
2014 22,975 1.14% estimation process
2015 23,120 0.63% estimation process
2016 23,020 -0.43% estimation process
2017 22,678 -1.51% estimation process
2018 22,906 1% estimation process
2019 22,802 -0.46% estimation process
2020 23,006 0.89% estimation process

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People born in Prince Edward County (38)

People born in Prince Edward County, including physician and astronomer Henry Draper, politician Abner Nash, Confederate Army general Henry Watkins Allen, .


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