Basic information about the Mathews County
The Mathews County is located in the state of Virginia. This county occupies 253 square miles, with 167 square miles being water areas. There are 8.978 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Mathews County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (87.97%), followed by Black or African American (9.17%) and Two or More races (1.93%). There are 3.858 households in the county, while 68,82% of them are family households and 31,18% represent non family households. There are 2 cities and towns in Mathews County. The most populated city is Gwynn CDP and the smallest town or village is Mathews CDP.