Prince Edward County, Virginia

county in Virginia, United States

Prince Edward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2020 census, the population was 21,849.[1] Its county seat is Farmville.[2]

Prince Edward County
Ruffner Hall at Longwood University in Farmville.
Ruffner Hall at Longwood University in Farmville.
Map of Virginia highlighting Prince Edward County
Location within the U.S. state of Virginia
Map of the United States highlighting Virginia
Virginia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°13′N 78°26′W / 37.22°N 78.44°W / 37.22; -78.44
Country United States
State Virginia
Named forPrince Edward, Duke of York and Albany
Largest townFarmville
 • Total354 sq mi (920 km2)
 • Land350 sq mi (900 km2)
 • Water3.9 sq mi (10 km2)  1.1%
 • Total21,849
 • Density62/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th


  1. "QuickFacts: Prince Edward County, Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  2. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 25, 2024.