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


2010 2015  5‑Year Change 2020 Projection
27,449 28,110 2.41% 29,396

Towns, Villages & Districts

Church Road Ford Sutherland
Darvils Five Forks Wilsons
DeWitt McKenney

Utility Providers


Type Assessment Ratio Nominal Tax Rate
Non-Manufacturer’s Personal Property 20% $4.90
Machinery & Tools 20% $3.30
Real Estate 100% $0.79

Manufacturers Taxes | Non-Manufacturers Taxes | Commissioner of Revenue

Political Representation

U.S. Congress

  • A. Donald McEachin, D, 4th

U.S. Senate

  • Mark Warner
  • Tim Kaine

Virginia House of Delegates

  • Lashrecse D. Aird, D, 63rd
  • Roslyn C. Tyler, D, 75th

Virginia Senate

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


Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Weldon Cooper Center, Virginia Department of Education, Virginia Economic Development Partnership,VGR Internal Database