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Chesterfield County, Virginia

Chesterfield County Virginia
US county information
NameChesterfield County
US Area
Total Area437 sq mi (1131.8 km2)
Land Area426 sq mi (1103.3 km2)
Water Area11 sq mi (28.5 km2)
Population Est.316236 (2010)
Density286.5/km2 (742/sq mi)
FoundedMay 25, 1749

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Chesterfield County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. In 2010, its population was estimated to be 316,236. Chesterfield County is now the fourth-largest municipality in Virginia (behind Fairfax County, Virginia Beach, and Prince William County, respectively). Its county seat is Chesterfield (Courthouse) . It is located in the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Much of the northern portion of Chesterfield County accounts for what is referred to as Metropolitan Richmond's "South Side".

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