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February 7, 2011

The 2010 Census data has been counted and the results are in. Virginia's official population is now 8,001,024, which makes us a little bigger than Switzerland and a little smaller than Austria. There's plenty of data to dig through, and you can find it all at Census.gov.

10 Most Populous Counties in Virginia

1. Fairfax County — 1,081,726

2. Virginia Beach city — 437,994

3. Prince William County — 402,002

4. Chesterfield County — 316,236

5. Loudoun County — 312,311

6. Henrico County — 306,935

7. Norfolk city — 242,803

8. Chesapeake city — 222,209

9. Arlington County — 207,627

10. Richmond city — 204,214

Just missing the top 10 are Newport News city with a population of 180,719 and Alexandria city with 139,996. If you're looking for some alone time, the least populous county in Virginia is Highland County in the northwest, with a population if just 2,321. Below is an alphabetical list of every county in Virginia and its population.

Accomack County — 33,164

Albemarle County — 98,970

Alleghany County — 16,250

Amelia County — 12,690

Amherst County — 32,353

Appomattox County — 14,973

Arlington County — 207,627

Augusta County — 73,750

Bath County — 4,731

Bedford County — 68,676

Bland County — 6,824

Botetourt County — 33,148

Brunswick County — 17,434

Buchanan County — 24,098

Buckingham County — 17,146

Campbell County — 54,842

Caroline County — 28,545

Carroll County — 30,042

Charles City County — 7,256

Charlotte County — 12,586

Chesterfield County — 316,236

Clarke County — 14,034

Craig County — 5,190

Culpeper County — 46,689

Cumberland County — 10,052

Dickenson County — 15,903

Dinwiddie County — 28,001

Essex County — 11,151

Fairfax County — 1,081,726

Fauquier County — 65,203

Floyd County — 15,279

Fluvanna County — 25,691

Franklin County — 56,159

Frederick County — 78,305

Giles County — 17,286

Gloucester County — 36,858

Goochland County — 21,717

Grayson County — 15,533

Greene County — 18,403

Greensville County — 12,243

Halifax County — 36,241

Hanover County — 99,863

Henrico County — 306,935

Henry County — 54,151

Highland County — 2,321

Isle of Wight County — 35,270

James City County — 67,009

King and Queen County — 6,945

King George County — 23,584

King William County — 15,935

Lancaster County — 11,391

Lee County — 25,587

Loudoun County — 312,311

Louisa County — 33,153

Lunenburg County — 12,914

Madison County — 13,308

Mathews County — 8,978

Mecklenburg County — 32,727

Middlesex County — 10,959

Montgomery County — 94,392

Nelson County — 15,020

New Kent County — 18,429

Northampton County — 12,389

Northumberland County — 12,330

Nottoway County — 15,853

Orange County — 33,481

Page County — 24,042

Patrick County — 18,490

Pittsylvania County — 63,506

Powhatan County — 28,046

Prince Edward County — 23,368

Prince George County — 35,725

Prince William County — 402,002

Pulaski County — 34,872

Rappahannock County — 7,373

Richmond County — 9,254

Roanoke County — 92,376

Rockbridge County — 22,307

Rockingham County — 76,314

Russell County — 28,897

Scott County — 23,177

Shenandoah County — 41,993

Smyth County — 32,208

Southampton County — 18,570

Spotsylvania County — 122,397

Stafford County — 128,961

Surry County — 7,058

Sussex County — 12,087

Tazewell County — 45,078

Warren County — 37,575

Washington County — 54,876

Westmoreland County — 17,454

Wise County — 41,452

Wythe County — 29,235

York County — 65,464

Alexandria city — 139,966

Bedford city — 6,222

Bristol city — 17,835

Buena Vista city — 6,650

Charlottesville city — 43,475

Chesapeake city — 222,209

Colonial Heights city — 17,411

Covington city — 5,961

Danville city — 43,055

Emporia city — 5,927

Fairfax city — 22,565

Falls Church city — 12,332

Franklin city — 8,582

Fredericksburg city — 24,286

Galax city — 7,042

Hampton city — 137,436

Harrisonburg city — 48,914

Hopewell city — 22,591

Lexington city — 7,042

Lynchburg city — 75,568

Manassas city — 37,821

Manassas Park city — 14,273

Martinsville city — 13,821

Newport News city — 180,719

Norfolk city — 242,803

Norton city — 3,958

Petersburg city — 32,420

Poquoson city — 12,150

Portsmouth city — 95,535

Radford city — 16,408

Richmond city — 204,214

Roanoke city — 97,032

Salem city — 24,802

Staunton city — 23,746

Suffolk city — 84,585

Virginia Beach city — 437,994

Waynesboro city — 21,006

Williamsburg city — 14,068

Winchester city+A135 — 26,203

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February 7, 2011

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Battleground counties

This is why the Dems will carry VA after carrying Fairfax, Prince william, and loudon counties! Voter reg!

Eddy more than 1 years ago

Thanks for this information

It was so easy to incorporate in an article that I am writing.

Gwen more than 1 years ago

What?!?!

I am suprised wythe co only has that many!!!!

Lm more than 2 years ago

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