Chesterfield County

Chesterfield CountyChesterfield County, located on the I-95 corridor between Richmond and the Tri-Cities, has one of the largest populations and employer bases in the metro area. The county is one of Virginia’s fastest growing communities due to a robust and diversified economy, a highly skilled labor force, and an expanding highway and transportation network. With a large selection of outdoor, sports and historical recreation, combined with a great school system and aggressive investment in business parks and infrastructure, Chesterfield is an ideal location for families and employers alike.

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Tourism | Parks & Recreation | Police | Fire & Rescue | Library System | Schools

At A Glance


2010 2015  5-Year Change 2020 Projection
308,633 328,176 6.33% 349,182

Towns, Villages & Districts

Bellwood Hallsboro Skinquarter
Bensley Manchester Spring Run
Bermuda Hundred Maoaca Winterpock
Bon Air Meadowbrook Woodlake
Brandermill Midlothian
Chester Moseley
Enon Robious
Ettrick Salisbury


Utility Providers

Electricity: Dominion Virginia Power
Recycling & Waste Management: Central Virginia Waste Management Authority
Natural Gas: Columbia Gas of Virginia
Telecommunications: Mid-Atlantic Broadband,Earthlink, Comcast, Verizon, Windstream


Type Assessment Ratio Nominal Tax Rate
Non-Manufacturer’s Personal Property 70% for year 1, 50% for year 2, reduced by 10% per year (min. 10%) $3.60
Machinery & Tools 25% year 1-10, 20% year 11-20, 15% year 21+, 0% idle per unused equipment $1.00
Real Estate 100% $0.96

Manufacturers Taxes | Non-Manufacturer Taxes | Commissioner of Revenue

Political Representation

U.S. Congress

  • A. Donald McEachin, D, 4th
  • Dave Brat, R, 7th

U.S. Senate

  • Mark Warner
  • Tim Kaine

Virginia House of Delegates

  • Roxann Robinson, R, 27th
  • Riley Ingram, R, 62nd
  • Lashrecse D. Aird, D, 63rd
  • Lee Ware Jr., R, 65th
  • Kirkland Cox, R, 66th
  • Dawn M. Adams, D, 68th
  • Betsy Carr, D, 69th
  • Delores McQuinn, D, 70th

Virginia Senate

  • Glen H. Sturtevant, R, 10th
  • Amanda F. Chase, R, 11th
  • Roslyn Dance, D, 16th

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau’s 2011-2015 American Community Survey, Weldon Cooper Center’s Virginia Population Projections, Virginia Department of Education, Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s 2016-2017 Guides to Local Taxes on Businesses.