Just east of the City, Mechanicsville is close enough to enjoy all that Richmond has to offer while still far enough to feel like a rural haven for those seeking a small-town life. Home to many historic places that hearken back to the area’s Civil War background, Mechanicsville is ideal for first-time home buyers who are ready to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.


  • Richmond Raceway
  • Historic Polegreen Church
  • Many historic places on the National Register
  • Rural setting with proximity to Richmond’s urban scene

Did you know?

Known as “America’s premier short track,” Mechanicsville’s Richmond Raceway has hosted the final race before the start of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs each year since the concept was introduced in 2004. Starting in 2018, Richmond Raceway will host playoff NASCAR races.