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Spotsylvania County, Virginia

US county information
NameSpotsylvania County
StateVirginia
SeatSpotsylvania Courthouse
US Area
Total Area412 sq mi (1067.1 km2)
Land Area401 sq mi (1038.6 km2)
Water Area11 sq mi (28.5 km2)
Population Est.122397 (2010)
Density116.4/km2 (301.5/sq mi)
Founded1721

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Spotsylvania County is a county in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 90,395, growing to 122,397 by 2010, a 35.40% increase since 2000, making it the 84th fastest growing county in the nation during this time period. . Its county seat is Spotsylvania Courthouse. The independent city of Fredericksburg is located northeast of the county but is politically separate.

The county is a part of the Washington Metropolitan Area because of the number of commuters who travel north on Interstate 95 or the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) for work.


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