Henrico County surrounds the City of Richmond on the West, North, and East Ends.  Richmond International Raceway is located in the eastern portion of Henrico County near Mechanicsville, just north of the City of Richmond corporate limits. Henrico County was named for Henricus, a settlement founded in 1611 by Sir Thomas Dale. As one of the best-run counties in America, Henrico is consistently recognized for its premier neighborhoods, exceptional county services and affordable living. Residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life and the area provides a huge assortment of culture, recreation and entertainment opportunities for everyone. Henrico County is very responsive to residents’ needs, providing one of the best public school systems in the country and top-notch, nationally accredited divisions of Police and Fire. Explore Henrico County, one of America’s best-run counties and see firsthand why Money magazine named the greater Richmond area the number one place to live in the South among medium-sized cities.

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