Stafford County, Virginia

Stafford County: County in Virginia, United States


Stafford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 128,961 and a population density of 178 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 156,748 inhabitants. Its county seat is Stafford. The county was created 360 years ago in 1663.

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

Quick Facts about Stafford County

Population : 156,748 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Stafford County
Area : 725 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.9%
Land as percent of area : 96.1%
Named for : Staffordshire
Altitude : 259 feet / 79 meters
Capital : Stafford
Establishment : January 01, 1664
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:03:20 (12th July 2024)
Density : 216 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 17.73% (2010-2020)
Stafford VA courthouse image
Stafford VA courthouse
Stafford VA courthouse image


Stafford County is located at 38°25'15"N 77°27'27"W (38.4207000, -77.4574300). It has 8 neighbors: Caroline County, Charles County, Culpeper County, Fauquier County, Fredericksburg, King George County, Prince William County and Spotsylvania County.

Stafford County map

Stafford County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Aquia Harbour 6,727 Census designated place

Stafford County has 8 neighbours.

  • Stafford


The population of Stafford County increased by 17.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 128,961 - census
2011 132,200 2.45% estimation process
2012 133,368 0.88% estimation process
2013 135,923 1.88% estimation process
2014 138,791 2.07% estimation process
2015 140,868 1.47% estimation process
2016 143,501 1.83% estimation process
2017 146,792 2.24% estimation process
2018 149,824 2.02% estimation process
2019 152,882 2% estimation process
2020 156,748 2.47% estimation process

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People born in Stafford County (18)

People born in Stafford County, including politician Stevens Thomson Mason, politician Daniel Smith, planter and statesman who player a key role in securing Kentucky statehood John Edwards, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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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.
East Hampton 147,993 Town in New York
Spotsylvania County 138,449 County in Virginia, United States