Planning District: George Washington Regional Commission
Entity Type: CountyVisit Borrower's Website
Stafford was founded in 1664 and was named for Staffordshire, England. It is located 40 miles south of Washington D.C. and 55 miles north of Richmond. The County encompasses 277 square miles and has an estimated population of 137,000. The County is established under Title 15.2 of the Code of Virginia, 1950 and as amended and is subject to the Public Finance Act in Title 15.2 Chapter 26.