Henrico County - Useful Information
By: Chris Kirkland and Alex Prottengeier
Some quick facts about our county:
Urban/Rural area -
Henrico County is 96% Suburban/Urban, and 4% Rural.
85.8% of students will graduate High School, 27% of students will be able to earn a College or Associate's Degree, and 31.2% of students will be able to earn a Bachelor's Degree or higher.
Some Occupations Citizens can get:
In Henrico County, there are many upcoming job events, especially for the Police Force. Some of these include a Senior Citizen's Police Academy (SCPA), a Henrico County Communications Officer opportunity, and a Henrico Police Law Enforcement Explorer program.
Below are some pictures of our County, including the Seal, a map of Henrico, and some pictures from the three categories listed above.
Here is one of the SCPA groups in Henrico County.
Henrico County Communications Center
Here is a picture of the Center where the Henrico County Communications Officers work.
This is the Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) Logo.
The Henrico County Seal
This is the Official Seal for Henrico County.
Map of Henrico
This is the map of Henrico, and how it is divided up into Districts.
Urban view of Henrico
This is an Urban view of part of Henrico County.
More Facts for Henrico County
Henrico's Government Structure:
The County Manager is head of the Executive Branch.
Board of Supervisors
Here is one of the 5 members in the Board of Supervisors.
Board of Supervisors Continued
Here is another one of the 5 members in the Board of Supervisors.
Some Henrico County Departments:
Board of Supervisors:
- Regular meetings to address public issues
- One member represents one of the 5 districts in Henrico
- Contains a Chairman and Vice Chairman
Henrico Fire Department:
- One of the many Public Safety organizations
- Helps people in Henrico in case there is a fire or other emergency
- Helps keep the commonwealth prepared by giving occasional demonstrations
Henrico Health Department:
- Helps keep people informed about current health issues in Henrico
- Promotes the General Welfare of the community
- Gives people medical help and information when needed
Some pictures are shown below that shows these three Departments above:
Here is the Chairman of Henrico's Board of Supervisors.
Here is a picture of the Fire Department in Henrico.
The Health Department can give people in Henrico information if it is needed.
Henrico County Services:
- Helps remove trash and debris from the yards of the elderly and disabled citizens
- Preps and Paints homes for elderly and disabled people who need housing
- Makes minor repairs to painting projects
- Collects curbside trash in areas of the county
- Collects curbside recycling in neighborhoods
- Collects bagged leafs
- Gives public parks for everybody to use
- County Park Watch in effect to prevent crime
- Many Facilities for people to use
There are pictures below showing these services above:
here is a picture of some Community Maintenance workers in Henrico.
Here is a picture of the Trash Collection service in Henrico.
Henrico Park Watch
Here is an ad promoting the Henrico County Park Watch program.
Some other facts about Henrico:
Henrico County is 407 Years old to this day
Henrico County was named after Henry, the prince of Wales, who was also the oldest son of King James I of England.
Some attractions that people go to in Henrico include the Richmond International Raceway, the Meadow Farm Museum, and the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.