The River Road Corridor, Westham, University Heights, Sleepy Hollow
The western half of Henrico County encompasses a huge number of suburban neighborhoods, shopping centers, restaurants, and parks. Well-known thoroughfares such as Patterson Avenue, Three Chopt Road, River Road, Parham Road, and Ridgefield Parkway are all centered in this location. The Far West End is popular with both Richmond natives and newcomers alike due to an excellent school system, abundance of amenities, and variety of homes available. Within this area you will mainly find traditional architecture with an abundance of Colonials, Cape Cods, and Georgian homes. Although outside Richmond city limits, these neighborhoods are in close proximity to city life thanks to both I-64 and West Broad Street.
This northern area of Henrico County offers residents a true neighborhood feel. Here you will find a mixture of suburbs with varied architectural styles. Anchored by Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, there is no shortage of outdoor recreation opportunities. Additionally, the well-known Lakeside Avenue offers shopping and dining as well as a year round farmers market.
Glen Allen, Innsbrook, Wyndham, Twin Hickory, The Crossings, Short Pump
This northeast corner of Henrico County is bordered by I-64, I-95, and I-295. These major roadways make living in this area of Henrico County convenient for nearly everyone, which explains the huge surge in popularity over the past 10 years. Primarily suburban subdivisions, Area 34 is also home to the bustling Innsbrook business park.
Rocketts Landing, New Market Village, Turner Forest
Geographically this is the largest area of Henrico County. It forms the eastern border of the county and is home to the Richmond International Airport. Much of the recent development in Area 40 has been on and around the James River, such as the newer community of Rocketts Landing. Rocketts Landing is a riverfront community only minutes from downtown Richmond with an exciting mixture of dining, retail, and housing opportunities.
Area 42 comprises the Northeast corner of Henrico County and despite the rapid growth that Henrico County has experienced in recent years; this community has managed to retain a small-town feel.
Please see the following link for more Henrico County information: http://henrico.us/