Conservation payments in Virginia totaled $248 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Virginia Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Virginia NRCS$45,715,15118.5%18.5%
2Augusta County, Virginia$13,156,9135.3%23.8%
3Washington County, Virginia$9,486,5353.8%27.6%
4Halifax County, Virginia$8,052,4773.3%30.9%
5Pittsylvania County, Virginia$7,743,5943.1%34.0%
6Rockingham County, Virginia$7,526,2283.0%37.0%
7Smyth County, Virginia$6,564,7652.7%39.7%
8Amelia County, Virginia$6,272,2062.5%42.2%
9Southampton County, Virginia$6,037,9632.4%44.7%
10Prince Edward County, Virginia$5,621,2712.3%46.9%
11Russell County, Virginia$5,459,1042.2%49.1%
12Bedford County, Virginia$5,411,9262.2%51.3%
13Greensville County, Virginia$4,223,9321.7%53.0%
14Madison County, Virginia$3,974,7981.6%54.6%
15Campbell County, Virginia$3,960,7071.6%56.2%
16Brunswick County, Virginia$3,839,3571.6%57.8%
17Culpeper County, Virginia$3,485,8971.4%59.2%
18Dinwiddie County, Virginia$3,467,0701.4%60.6%
19Fauquier County, Virginia$3,322,3581.3%61.9%
20Wythe County, Virginia$3,239,4431.3%63.2%
21Louisa County, Virginia$3,095,4281.3%64.5%
22Carroll County, Virginia$3,005,3991.2%65.7%
23Accomack County, Virginia$2,982,9291.2%66.9%
24Rockbridge County, Virginia$2,884,1831.2%68.1%
25Tazewell County, Virginia$2,860,2581.2%69.2%
26Grayson County, Virginia$2,615,5511.1%70.3%
27Orange County, Virginia$2,539,7061.0%71.3%
28Buckingham County, Virginia$2,470,5231.0%72.3%
29Lee County, Virginia$2,444,5221.0%73.3%
30Shenandoah County, Virginia$2,383,5161.0%74.3%
31Albemarle County, Virginia$2,358,7501.0%75.2%
32Rappahannock County, Virginia$2,331,6170.9%76.2%
33Highland County, Virginia$2,261,6340.9%77.1%
34Essex County, Virginia$2,256,7130.9%78.0%
35Nottoway County, Virginia$2,233,2620.9%78.9%
36Cumberland County, Virginia$2,179,1710.9%79.8%
37Mecklenburg County, Virginia$2,049,8240.8%80.6%
38Page County, Virginia$1,921,6950.8%81.4%
39Sussex County, Virginia$1,911,6410.8%82.1%
40King George County, Virginia$1,810,4160.7%82.9%
41Westmoreland County, Virginia$1,795,4050.7%83.6%
42King and Queen County, Virginia$1,689,9440.7%84.3%
43Franklin County, Virginia$1,665,9740.7%85.0%
44Charlotte County, Virginia$1,601,7050.6%85.6%
45Lunenburg County, Virginia$1,557,6840.6%86.2%
46Patrick County, Virginia$1,527,1430.6%86.8%
47Prince George County, Virginia$1,474,4020.6%87.4%
48Appomattox County, Virginia$1,387,2240.6%88.0%
49Scott County, Virginia$1,383,0980.6%88.6%
50Greene County, Virginia$1,286,2260.5%89.1%
51Richmond County, Virginia$1,271,6560.5%89.6%
52Bath County, Virginia$1,224,3290.5%90.1%
53Botetourt County, Virginia$1,200,6430.5%90.6%
54Suffolk City, Virginia$1,090,0080.4%91.0%
55Nelson County, Virginia$1,083,1520.4%91.5%
56Spotsylvania County, Virginia$1,067,6970.4%91.9%
57Chesapeake City, Virginia$1,064,4040.4%92.3%
58Amherst County, Virginia$1,060,1750.4%92.7%
59Bland County, Virginia$1,010,2130.4%93.1%
60Floyd County, Virginia$992,5880.4%93.6%
61Northumberland County, Virginia$917,7250.4%93.9%
62Goochland County, Virginia$881,1040.4%94.3%
63Isle of Wight County, Virginia$858,7750.3%94.6%
64Fluvanna County, Virginia$843,5860.3%95.0%
65Caroline County, Virginia$831,2460.3%95.3%
66Hanover County, Virginia$828,8930.3%95.6%
67Montgomery County, Virginia$775,6120.3%95.9%
68Northampton County, Virginia$702,9360.3%96.2%
69Clarke County, Virginia$700,9420.3%96.5%
70Craig County, Virginia$640,0560.3%96.8%
71Prince William County, Virginia$622,9610.3%97.0%
72Loudoun County, Virginia$621,8620.3%97.3%
73Powhatan County, Virginia$558,2140.2%97.5%
74Surry County, Virginia$514,5160.2%97.7%
75King William County, Virginia$498,4110.2%97.9%
76Frederick County, Virginia$496,7600.2%98.1%
77Middlesex County, Virginia$432,6110.2%98.3%
78Stafford County, Virginia$429,4660.2%98.5%
79Pulaski County, Virginia$418,7950.2%98.6%
80Gloucester County, Virginia$407,5760.2%98.8%
81Lancaster County, Virginia$405,4030.2%99.0%
82Henry County, Virginia$398,2260.2%99.1%
83Charles City County, Virginia$288,2970.1%99.2%
84Giles County, Virginia$283,6590.1%99.4%
85Alleghany County, Virginia$273,2940.1%99.5%
86Virginia Beach City, Virginia$218,9280.1%99.5%
87Warren County, Virginia$209,4920.1%99.6%
88New Kent County, Virginia$162,6030.1%99.7%
89Chesterfield County, Virginia$155,9460.1%99.8%
90James City County, Virginia$131,8220.1%99.8%
91Mathews County, Virginia$131,0880.1%99.9%
92Roanoke County, Virginia$84,4680.0%99.9%
93Buchanan County, Virginia$75,6940.0%99.9%
94Henrico County, Virginia$63,7270.0%100.0%
95Dickenson County, Virginia$53,0020.0%100.0%
96Wise County, Virginia$21,2250.0%100.0%
97Staunton City, Virginia$15,3430.0%100.0%
98Hampton City, Virginia$10,1050.0%100.0%
99York County, Virginia$1,2070.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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