The county of Goochland is located in and was founded in 1728| named for=Sir William Gooch. There are 22,253 residents in Goochland who have access to courthouses in Goochland. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 861 residents in Goochland, which is 4.2 square miles.