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A county in central Virginia. Its county seat is Richmond. Western Henrico County (aka "the West End" usually is preppy and slightly wealthier than the "East End," which is known to be "not as wealthy or low in crime" as the West End. The populace of Henrico County does not reflect those of neighboring areas, such as Goochland County, Hanover County, Chesterfield County, and Richmond City. Goochland and Hanover are not as developed and therefore have more farms, undeveloped land, and....... rednecks. Richmond and Chesterfield County is similar to the East End, which is higher in crime. Henrico County is known to have some of the best schools in the central VA area, with schools such as Godwin, Deep Run, and Henrico High School. There is also a program called the "center" in which each school hosts a program for specialized teaching. For example, Godwin hosts the Math, Science, & Technology program, while Henrico High hosts the Art program. The IB program also has a presence, with Moody MS and Henrico HS participating. Henrico County residents can also apply to Maggie L. Walker Governor's School, which is known as an outstanding school in the Richmond area. There is also much to do, such as watching movies at Regal Cinema, shopping at Short Pump Town Center, or visiting some recreational parks. Henrico County is also full of history, as it is near one of the founding cities of the USA (Richmond, which unfortunately has seen better days). Richmond City has many job opportunities for the nursing career, and education in Henrico County can provide good preparation.

It could be said that its people are not native Virginians, that most of them have migrated from the northeast USA. While this is mostly true, the people still possess a unique characteristic of all Virginians: to always hold true to their state.

Person 1: I want to move to Henrico County because of its great education, entertainment, history, and good opportunity for nursing.
Person 2: I moved here from New York, but I still consider myself to be a Virginian.
by egg_beater March 05, 2009

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A glorified middle class county that believes they're rich but resemble the hoods of northern Virginia.
Henrico county kid: my parents bought me a mustang, I'm ballin

Nova kid: danm bruh your mustang beats my Maserati by far
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