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"Henrico, hēn-ri'ko, a county in the E. central part of Virginia, has an area of about 255 square miles. It is bounded on the N.E. by the Chickahominy River, and on the S.W. by the James River. The surface is moderately hilly, and presents picturesque scenery. Tertiary strata are found in the S.E. part and granite in the N.W. part of this county. Indian corn, wheat, and oats are the staple products. This county has mines of bituminous coal. It is intersected by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. Other railroads connected with it are noticed in the article on Richmond, which is the capital of the county and of Virginia. This is the most populous county of the state. Pop. in 1870, 66,179; in 1880, 82,703; in 1890, 103,394."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • In 1634, Henrico Shire became one of the eight original Shires of Virginia established by the British in the Virginia Colony.

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  • In 1634, Henrico Shire became one of the eight original Shires of Virginia established by the British in the Virginia Colony.

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