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Henrico County is the site of Richmond International Airport. It purchases public bus route services from Greater Richmond Transit Company, an FTA-funded public service company that is owned equally by the City of Richmond and neighboring Chesterfield County.
Some old roads continue to be in use today, such as Horsepen Rd., Three Chopt Rd., and Quiocassin Rd.
Henrico County is located in the Humid Subtropical Climate Zone and has hot and humid summers with moderately cold winters. Henrico County has 68 days when the low falls below freezing, 50 days when the high exceeds 90 degrees, 8 days when the high does not exceed freezing.
Wilson Seay was appointed the first Chief of Police.The county seat remained at 22nd and Main St in Richmond even after the city's government became fully independent of the county in 1842. Stuart was mortally wounded in Henrico County at the Battle of Yellow Tavern on May 12, 1864.It was not until 1974 when the county moved out of the Old Henrico County Courthouse to a complex in the western portion of the county at the intersection of Parham Road and Hungary Springs Road in Laurel. Henrico County is one of only two counties in Virginia that maintains its own roads, with the other being Arlington County.The population density was 1,102 people per square mile (425/km²).There were 112,570 housing units at an average density of 473 per square mile (183/km²).