Website Information

Using the Website

This site requires the use of JavaScript in the browser.

The Internet Explorer browser has a compatibility view (or mode) that affects this website and may cause it to display incorrectly if enabled.

Important: While every effort is made to ensure this site is viewable on most devices (i.e. computers, phones), there will be some devices that will not be able to view this website. Typically an older browser version (i.e. IE 8) and/or an older device can contribute to this website not being able to be viewed.

Main Navigation

  • I Want To - Includes popular topics and services.
  • Living Here - Focuses on frequent questions from residents and property owners. It is where you'll find links to the schools and the library.
  • Doing Business - Covers important business and development-related topics.
  • Your Government - Is where you'll find board and financial topics. The budget is one click away. It's also where you find the department directory listing.
  • Explore - Find news, calendar events and other opportunities around the county.


The website's search bar can be used to search on a keyword (i.e., "sheriff" or "forms") or multiple words.

When using multiple words, keep in mind that multiple words have an AND relationship.
  • Calendar events: this search term will return pages that have both words.
  • Calendar OR events: this search term will return pages that have either word.
  • "Calendar server": using quotes around a search term will return pages that have both terms in that order.
  • Boolean operators such as AND / OR must be capitalized.
Located on every page of the website, users wanting to return to the home page may click the Hanover County, Virginia text located at the top of the page or the Hanover County seal located in the footer of each page.

We want this site to give you easy access to county services and information. Please tell us what you think. You can email the webmaster your comments. Thanks for making Hanover County a great place to live and work.