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Last Update: May 14, 2019

Brick Walk Way at the Chesterfield Historical Court House


This site dedicated to the natural beauty of the Chesterfield area, with additional information and statistics.

Chesterfield County is located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the 10th state of the United States (Virginia entered the Union on June 26, 1788).1 The county of Chesterfield was founded in 1749 on May 25 and named after Lord Chesterfield (aka Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, lived 1694-1773) who was a British statesman. 2 The population of Chesterfield in the year 2017 is est. 343,599, up from the year 2009 which had an est. of 306,670 (up from the 2006 estimate of 296,718 by the U.S. Census Bureau, an increase of 14% from the official census count in 2000). 3

Chesterfield is in the metropolitan area of Richmond, the capitol of Virginia. Chesterfield's land mass is 425 square miles, with an avergage of 610 persons per mile. The U.S. Census lists the median household income for Chesterfield as $63,931 for 2006. Retail sales in 2006 are estimated at $2.8 million, and manufacturing in Chesterfield shipped approximately $3.1 million in goods in 2006. 4

Chesterfield Crime Stats

Chesterfield Population

Chesterfield County Virginia Map


Memorial Wall at the Chesterfield Courthouse

Memorial Wall at the Chesterfield Courthouse

Bench at the Memorial Wall Chesterfield County Courthouse

County Court House Marker with History - Chesterfield Virginia

The Original Chesterfield County Courthouse demolished 1916


Snowball bushes are blooming

Snowball Bush Chesterfield Virginia 2019 BLooming

April 24, 2019


Chesterfield county seal Virginia sticker decal 4" x 4"

Chesterfield County Sticker Decal 4 x 4


Historic Map | Chesterfield, Virginia (VA) 1943 | USGS Historical Topographic Map | Vintage Chart Wall Art Poster Decor Reproduction | 18in x 24in

Historical Chesterfield Map Print


Cherry Trees blooming - March

Cherry Tree in Chesterfield


Goose at Old River Channel at Farrars Island - henricus Area Chesterfield
Henricus at James RIver in Chesterfield
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