Why you'd want to live in Hanover
Hanover County is a mixture of rural/pastoral Real Estate and spacious suburban subdivisions. It's close to the excitement in the State Capital of Richmond, but insulated from the bustle and congestion of the big city. Hanover County's crime rate is well below the national average. Hanover County includes the communities of Beaverdam, Doswell, Elmont, Hanover Courthouse, Mechanicsville, Montpelier, Old Church, Rockville, Studley, and Atlee. The incorporated town of Ashland is not part of Hanover County but is enclosed by it. Hanover County is bordered by Goochland County to the southwest; King William County to the Northwest; New Kent County to the east; and The Chickahominy River at its southern border with Henrico. Hanover County is conveniently located 90 miles from Washington DC and 12 Miles from Richmond.