Welcome to Henrico!
Henrico County is a thriving community that surrounds the capital city of Richmond, Virginia. With more than 600 local restaurants and hundreds of shops, hotels and historic sites within easy reach, Henrico is truly a great place to live, work, and play!
“Henrico County continues to be a wonderful place to visit, as our community’s high quality of life, welcoming spirit and robust business climate shine through everything we do,” County Manager John A. Vithoulkas said, “As the spending totals show, tourism and sports tourism remain key drivers of our local and regional economies. When visitors spend money in restaurants and other businesses, they help to provide jobs for our residents and much-needed support for schools and a host of other services.”
Henrico County captured $993.9 million (+3.2 %) in spending by domestic travelers during 2019, the most of any locality in central Virginia and the fifth highest in Virginia, according to a study for the Virginia Tourism Corp.
Sports is big business in Henrico. In 2019, Henrico’s hosted 186 tournaments which generated an estimated $66.2 million in local spending.
Contact us to learn more about tourism and sports in Henrico.