Manakin-Sabot, Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Manakin-Sabot is located in Virginia
Manakin-Sabot is located in the US
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 37°38′17″N 77°42′28″W / 37.63806°N 77.70778°W / 37.63806; -77.70778Coordinates: 37°38′17″N 77°42′28″W / 37.63806°N 77.70778°W / 37.63806; -77.70778
Country United States
State Virginia
County Goochland
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Manakin-Sabot, consisting of the villages of Manakin and Sabot, is an unincorporated community in Goochland County, Virginia, United States.[1][2] It is located northwest of Richmond and is part of the Greater Richmond region.

The area is home to several country clubs as well as the historic Deep Run Hunt Club, host of a number of regional and national horse shows. The hunt club maintains miles of horse trails throughout the community for its equestrian neighbors.

Ben Dover, Dover Slave Quarter Complex, Huguenot Memorial Chapel and Monument, Oak Grove, Powell's Tavern, Rochambeau Farm, and Tuckahoe Plantation are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Justin Verlander, 2011 Cy Young Award winner, 2011 American League MVP, 2006 American League Rookie of the Year and pitcher for the 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros, was raised in Manakin-Sabot.[4]