Dinwiddie County

Dinwiddie CountyDinwiddie County, a 502-square-mile community, is strategically situated at an important highway crossroads of I-85 and I-95 and railroad crossroads of Norfolk Southern and CSX lines. Not only is it an important freight crossroads with major distribution employers such as Walmart and Amazon.com located in the county, but it has a growing general aviation airport and serves as a great housing location with access to employment opportunities throughout the MSA. A primarily rural and suburban county, Dinwiddie offers an array of significant recreation amenities including Lake Chesdin, Virginia Motorsports Park, Pamplin Historical Park, and more.

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At A Glance

% of People With Bachelors Degrees
County Civilian Labor Force
County Unemployment Rate
Median Household Income


20152021 Change2030 Projection

Towns, Villages & Districts

Church RoadFordSutherland
DarvilsFive ForksWilsons

Utility Providers


TypeAssessment RatioNominal Tax Rate
Non-Manufacturer’s Personal Property20%$4.90
Machinery & Tools20%$3.30
Real Estate100%$0.79

Manufacturers Taxes | Non-Manufacturers Taxes | Commissioner of Revenue

Political Representation

U.S. Congress

  • 5th district, vacant pending a special election in February, 2023

U.S. Senate

  • Mark Warner
  • Tim Kaine

Virginia House of Delegates

  • Kimberly A. Taylor, R, 63rd

Virginia Senate

  • Joseph D. Morrissey, D, 16th
  • Frank Ruff, Jr., R, 15th

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau's 2016-2020 and 2017-2021 American Community Survey, Weldon Cooper Center's Virginia Population Projections (2022), Virginia Department of Education, Virginia Economic Development Partnership,VGR Internal Database