Mathews, Virginia

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Census-designated place (CDP)
1790s courthouse
Mathews is located in Virginia
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 37°26′13″N 76°19′12″W / 37.43694°N 76.32000°W / 37.43694; -76.32000Coordinates: 37°26′13″N 76°19′12″W / 37.43694°N 76.32000°W / 37.43694; -76.32000
Country United States
State Virginia
County Mathews
Population (2010)
 • Total 555
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Mathews is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Mathews County, Virginia, United States. .[1] Established around 1700, the small town of Westville was designated as the county seat in 1791. In modern times, it is variously known as Mathews Court House, as well as simply "Mathews," its official postal address.[2]


  1. ^ Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.