Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Spotsylvania County: County in Virginia, United States


Spotsylvania County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 122,397 and a population density of 115 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 138,449 inhabitants. Its county seat is Spotsylvania Courthouse. The county was created 303 years ago in 1720.

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

Quick Facts about Spotsylvania County

Population : 138,449 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Area : 1068 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.1%
Land as percent of area : 96.9%
Named for : Alexander Spotswood
Altitude : 266 feet / 81 meters
Capital : Spotsylvania Courthouse
Establishment : January 01, 1721
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:36:54 (26th February 2024)
Density : 130 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.59% (2010-2020)
Spotsylvania County Courthouse 'Built 1839'  Spotsylvania Virginia image
Spotsylvania County Courthouse 'Built 1839' Spotsylvania Virginia
Spotsylvania County Courthouse 'Built 1839'  Spotsylvania Virginia image


Spotsylvania County is located at 38°11'6"N 77°39'21"W (38.1850200, -77.6559700). It has 7 neighbors: Caroline County, Culpeper County, Fredericksburg, Hanover County, Louisa, Orange County and Stafford County.

Spotsylvania County map

Spotsylvania County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Spotsylvania Courthouse 4,239 Census designated place

Spotsylvania County has 7 neighbours.

  • Spotsylvania Courthouse


The population of Spotsylvania County increased by 11.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 122,397 - census
2011 124,537 1.72% estimation process
2012 125,827 1.03% estimation process
2013 127,392 1.23% estimation process
2014 128,804 1.1% estimation process
2015 129,948 0.88% estimation process
2016 131,252 0.99% estimation process
2017 132,739 1.12% estimation process
2018 134,011 0.95% estimation process
2019 136,215 1.62% estimation process
2020 138,449 1.61% estimation process

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People born in Spotsylvania County (22)

People born in Spotsylvania County, including United States Navy officer Matthew Fontaine Maury, politician Thomas Dickens Arnold, politician Wingfield Bullock, .


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