We Are Henrico County

By Gavin Traylor & Cameron Leonard

Geographical Info About Henrico

Name of County: Henrico

Seal: Henrico County Flag

Henrico in Square Miles: 245 Square Miles

Population: 306,935

Henrico's Education: Henrico County Public Schools was one of the first counties in the whole nation to have provided each Henrico student their own, personal laptop.

Henrico's Lifestyles: Citizens in Henrico have a majority of things to do such as youth sports, charity events, and etc.

Careers Held By Citizens in Henrico: Capitol One Financial Corp and Bon Secours Richmond Health System are some major businesses in Henrico.

Henrico's Government Structure

*Executive Branch- County Manager- Their job is to serve as the head of the administrative powers and duties.

*Legislative Branch- Board of Supervisors- Their job is to guide the county, to get citizens involved, and to practice open government.

*Judicial Branch- District and Circuit Courts- Take care of situations in their district involving juvenile court.

Henrico County Departments

*Fire Department:

1. Takes out fire

2. Saves lives

*Police Department:

1. Arrest people

2. Protect the eviroment

*Juvenile Detention:

1. Provides counseling

2. Helps the youth

Henrico County Services

*Schools:

1. Keeps children educated

2. Keeps children out of trouble

*HCPS TV:

1. Keeps us updated on the latest Henrico news

2. Keeps us entertained

*Food Safety:

1. Keep people healthy

2. Save lives

Fun Facts About Henrico

How Old Is Henrico?: Henrico is around 380 years old.

Where Does the Name "Henrico" Come From?: The name derivation comes from the “curles” in the James River.

What is Henrico Famous For/Attractions?: Henrico is one of the oldest political subdivisions in Virginia.

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