Explore the possibilities in Goochland County Virginia!
Home of Thomas Jefferson, Goochland County is located on approximately 290 square miles of lush land and is adjacent to several counties in the Richmond Metro area, including Henrico County to the East, Hanover County to the Northeast, and Louisa County to the North. With roots deep in history, Goochland has a special story to tell.
Several historic battles took place in Goochland County, such as the Revolutionary War when Lord Cornwallis destroyed Thomas Jefferson’s estate, Elk Hill, and the Civil War where General Henry A. Wise accomplished the task of warning the troops in Richmond that Union Colonel Ulric Dahlgren was fast approaching with plans to release 12,000 union prisoners housed on Belle Isle and with intentions of destroying the City of Richmond.
In addition to epic battles, Goochland County is also home to numerous historical homes and mansions, including: Tuchahoe Plantation, Sabot Hill, Woodlawn, and the Old Stone Jail serves as a museum and library to residents and visitors of Goochland County.
While touring Goochland County, you will also notice several historical markers directing you to wonderful Goochland County sites, such as: Dungeness, George’s Tavern Crossroads, Byrd Presbyterian Church, Bolling Island, Elk Hill, James Pleasants, and more!
As for Goochland County VA real estate options, they are plentiful. No matter if you desire a home with plenty of land or a master planned community with great amenities, Goochland County has a little something for everyone and every style!
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