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Goochland County

Formation Date: 1728
Formed From: Henrico County

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Goochland County was named for Sir William Gooch, lieutenant governor of Virginia from 1727 to 1749. It was formed from Henrico County in 1728. Its area is 289 square miles, and the county seat is Goochland. According to the 2000 census, the population is 16,863.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes