There are 3 US Post Offices in Amelia County serving a total of 12,171 residents equating to 4,057 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 19,426 packages are handled across the 3 county post offices annually. Amelia County is a United States county located just west of Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The county is included in the Greater Richmond Region, and its county seat is Amelia Courthouse. Amelia County was created in 1735 from parts of Prince George and Brunswick counties, and it was named in honor of Princess Amelia of Great Britain. Parts of the county were later carved out to create Prince Edward and Nottoway counties. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 12,690, which is an increase of over 44 percent from the 1990 census. The largest individual ancestry group in Amelia is African Americans at 28% of the total population."