Tuckahoe, VA is a small town located in Henirco County, Virginia in the United States and is a suburb of Richmond situated on the James Rives. Being close to Richmond offers the town a wonderful selection of shopping and restaurants. The 2000 US census population of Tuckahoe, VA is 43,242. The median household income in 2009 was $61,000 and the median resident age was 40 years old. The town is nearly 83% white in race.
Tuckahoe, VA history dates back to the founding of the United States. Tuckahoe Plantation is a famous place to visit and is an 18th century colonial plantation. The plantation is a national historic landmark and toured daily. The plantation is available for site rentals as well and is in the set-up of an H. The town originally founded by the Randolph family in the 18th century. The only early Randolph home still stands on its original site in Tuckahoe. Tuckahoe is the home of Thomas Jefferson. He lived there from 1745 till 1752. The schoolhouse where Jefferson attended still stands today, besides the schoolhouse the plantation incudes a diary. For more information check out the Tuckahoe, VA yellow pages and Tuckahoe, VA business directory. Tuckahoe, VA receives roughly 43 inches of rain per year and 15 inches per year of snowfall. The sunshine's on Tuckahoe, VA at least 200 days year, making it a great travel destination to tourists. Tourists can take advantage of the James River near the town perfect for fishing and relaxing during the summer. In 2009 Tuckahoe, VA made the list of one of the best cities to live in in America making it ideal for young couples to come and start families.
Tuckahoe, VA is the quintessential all-American town. It is small and quiet perfect for families while containing business and attraction to sustain jobs. There are several national companies located in Tuckahoe and the real estate market is popular among tourists. The town is great for anyone who loves lots of sun and a little snow during the year. To check out Tuckahoe in detail visit the Tuckahoe, VA yellow pages and Tuckahoe, VA business directory.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan