Midlothian, Virginia

The Location

Midlothian is located in Chesterfield County, Virginia, just 10 miles west of Richmond. The community is home to more than 35,000 residents.

Originally a coal mining community, Midlothian is now a quiet, yet fast-growing, commuter town balancing historic landmarks with modern development.  It has been named among "The Best Places to Live" by CNNMoney.

Midlothian is served by State Route 288, Interstate 64, Interstate 95 and State Route 76 as well as Richmond International Airport.

Arts and Entertainment

Midlothian is home to many historic sites, including the Chesterfield Museum, Bellona Arsenal, Chesterfield Railroad and Bethel Baptist Church, to name a few.

Residents have a variety of shopping options, including Sycamore Square Shopping Center, the Village Marketplace, Chesterfield Towne Center, Midlothian Station and Shops at Railey Hill.

Golf enthusiasts have their pick of golf courses, including Salisbury Country Club, Independence Golf Club and Stonehenge Country Club.

Chesterfield County has plenty of arts and culture, including Chesterfield Center for the Arts, Swift Creek Mill Theater and CultureWorks, as well as outdoor activities, such as whitewater rafting, the Southside Speedway and more than 50 public parks.


The community is served by Chesterfield County Public Schools, several private schools and John Tyler Community College.

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