Henrico County is a thriving and vibrant community that surrounds the City of Richmond. Henrico is also the home to many talented and diverse people and the population makes up around 335,000 people. Henrico is also the base for 4 Fortune 1000 company headquarters, along with an affordability and quality-of-life combination which is hard to match.
The business environment in Henrico is stable and proactive which has resulted in strategic and thoughtful investments into this community which provides mutual success when it comes to both private and corporate citizens.
Henrico County is also known for its robust network when it comes to transportation and utility infrastructure. This includes the Richmond International Airport, the increasing options in public transportation along with various interstate-connections along I-295, I-64, and I-95. A dense network making up affordable electricity, telecommunications fiber and substantial sewer and water capacity, has allowed Henrico to match up to the requirements of the most advanced data and manufacturing center facilities of today.
Retail And Attractions
Henrico is well-known for top-class travel accommodation, entertainment, recreation venues, and shopping. Over and above the well-maintained sports facilities and parks, this County is also the proud home to some of the premier attractions such as the Richmond Raceway, high-end/outdoor shopping malls, the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, and Virginia Capital Trail dedicated to the outdoor enthusiasts located along the James River. From here you are able to cycle from the latest capital to its former capital based in historic Williamsburg.
From highly innovative programs to academic recognition, the education system in Henrico County is among the very best in the U.S., For example, the public school system in Henrico was included as 1 of only 5 large school systems in the U.S which was recognized for its 1st place honor for the 2017 Magna awards. At the same time, the public school system also has the highest teacher numbers that have a certification from the NBPTS (National Board for Professional Teaching Standards) in Central Virginia. With plans for the construction of 2 new high-schools underway, along with the expansion of Technical and Career training options, the schools in Henrico are the leaders when it comes to preparing the youth for a bright and prosperous future. Some of the high schools include Deep Run High School, Douglas S. Freeman High School, Glen Allen High School, Henrico High School, and Mills E. Godwin High School.