Midlothian, Virginia is an unincorporated place located in Chesterfield County, Virginia. It was named as a compromise by the Wooldridge brothers who came from the mining villages of East Lothian and West Lothian in Scotland.
The widespread Midlothian area is considered a suburb of the independent city of Richmond in the Richmond-Petersburg region. In the 20th century, as the residential area around Richmond grew, Midlothian evolved into an area of many middle-class neighborhoods.
Web Sites and Links
Mid-Lothian Mines and Rail Roads FoundationView area history, calendar of events, and contact information.
Midlothian Virginia Search EngineLocal general directory.
Village of MidlothianVillage history, information about government services, community groups, churches, neighborhoods, schools, and local businesses.