Welcome to Powhatan, Virginia, a prime residential community nestled in the historic James River Valley basin in central Virginia.
Just 20 minutes from the state capital of Richmond and only two hours from the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C., Powhatan offers a calm respite from the vigorous pace of these centers of government.
The gently rolling hills, verdant farmlands and large tracts of scenic woodlands are a perfect backdrop for comfortable living. Once known for growing fine tobacco and dairy cows, Powhatan is now growing in reputation as a fine place to raise a family. Excellent schools, affordable acreage, a good network of interconnecting highways, careful zoning to manage growth and convenient local businesses contribute to a quality of life that is truly exceptional.Powhatan boasts the best of both worlds: the friendliness and charm of small-town America and the tremendous cultural, historical, educational, economic and employment opportunities available due to its proximity to both the state’s and the nation’s capital cities.