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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 average 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

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Chesterfield Population

Last Update: April 9, 2022


At the Walmart

At the Wal-Mart, Chester


Cherry Blossom Blooms in Chesterfield

Breast Cancer Awareness Fight - Chesterfield County Police Car at Courthouse Building

Breast Cancer Awareness month - Chesterfield County Police Car at Courthouse Building, October


Purple Plant Erik Weems

Sivia plant


Green Bursting Plant
Hostas Plant rain water
Red Purple Plant
Trail Signs Henricus
Forest road in Chesterfield
Tree Seed in Chesterfield Virginia
Along the James River

ADC Map Book - Metro Richmond, Virginia: Includes : Lakeside, Tuckahoe, Innsbrook, West Creek, Chesterfield, Virginia Center, Business Parks, Richmond Intl. Airport Map, Downtown Detail, and (Street Map Books)


Airplane passenger jet over Chesterfield Virginia
Wasp nest Virginia Chesterfield

AMAZON: Old Dominion, New Commonwealth: A History of Virginia, 1607–2007


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Chesterfield County Virginia Map



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