Welcome to Hanover County

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Known for Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown home, delicious tomatoes, one of the nation’s oldest courthouses and Kings Dominion Amusement Park, Hanover covers 474 square miles and is home to more than 110,000 residents. Hanover County, located in Central Virginia, is part of the Greater Richmond area. Located within Hanover County lies the 7 square mile incorporated Town of Ashland. Hanover County enjoys easy access to major interstates within a 90-minute drive to Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach, and the mountains of Shenandoah National Park.

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    Hanover County Community Resources searching for service projects

    Hanover County’s Department of Community Resources is searching for service projects as part of Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), a nationwide event encouraging youth to give back to their community. Read on...
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    Hanover’s proposed budget centers on public safety, education and human services

    Hanover County's Fiscal Year 2025 budget proposal underscores a commitment to fortifying public safety, enriching recreational amenities, bolstering educational opportunities and addressing vital infrastructure needs. Read on...
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