King And Queen County Education, Geography, and History
King and Queen County is a county located in the Middle Peninsula and is included in the Richmond, VA metropolitan area. Based on the 2010
census, the population was 6,945. Its county seat is King and Queen Court House.
King and Queen County, Virginia formed from New Kent County. [Virginia Counties: Those Resulting from Virginia
Legislation, by Morgan Poitiaux Robinson, originally published as Bulletin of the Virginia State Library,
Volume 9, January, April, July 1916, reprinted 1992 by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD.]
King and Queen County was named for William III and Mary II, who were called to the English throne in 1688. It
was formed from New Kent County in 1691. Its area is 327 square miles, and the county seat is King and Queen Court
Geography: Land and Water
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 326 square miles (845 km2), of which, 316
square miles (819 km2) of it is land and 10 square miles (26 km2) of it (3.08%) is water.