Short Pump Community Information

Neighborhoods and Communities of Short Pump

Twenty-four individual neighborhoods and master-planned communities make up the census-designated place of Short Pump. Each neighborhood offers a variety of homes and styles that will appease even the most discerning buyer's budget. Homes range from single-family dwellings to million dollar homes and estates. Some neighborhoods include their own clubhouses, swimming pools, lakes and docks. A list of the neighborhoods and communities of Short Pump include:

- Shady Grove Estates
- Barclay
- Retrivers Ridge
- Wyndham
- Glen Gary

- Twin Hickory
- Waterford
- Wythe Trace
- Barrington
- Barrington Valley
- Barrington West

- The Colonies
- Sherbrooke
- Wellesley
- Fox Hall
- Summerwood
- Barony Woods

- Hardings Trace
- Church Run
- Pine Run
- Sterling
- Gayton Station
- Graham Meadows

Local Education

Short Pump's student population is served by the schools of the Henrico County Public Schools system, which was recognized as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" among a host of other accolades. The district itself has a total of 69 schools, but nine are located near the community of Short Pump. These include five elementary schools: Short Pump, Nuckols Farm, Gayton, Colonial Trail and Twin Hickory; two middle schools: Pocahontas and Short Pump; and two high schools: Godwin and Deep Run.

Colleges and universities located near Short Pump include J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, University of Richmond, and Virginia Commonwealth University in nearby Richmond; John Tyler Community College in Chester; Virginia State University in Petersburg; Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg; and Longwood College in Farmville.

Shopping & Entertainment

Residents won't have to travel far to take care of all their shopping and everyday needs as Short Pump is home to the Short Pump Town Center and the newly built West Broad Village. The Town Center includes a variety of retail stores, boutiques and big-name department stores, in addition to fine and casual dining. West Broad Village includes a Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and REI, as well as a Mimi's Café, McCormick and Schmick's, and several other restaurants.

Residents looking to engage in some family-friendly fun and entertainment have quite a few options. Give it a twirl on the ice or play a friendly game of ice hockey at SkateNation Plus, a state-of-the-art skating facility in downtown Short Pump. If you would rather strike down a few pins, then Bowl America Bowling Center (also in downtown) is the place to be. Residents can even catch a matinee at Regal Cinema Short Pump 14, which also serves as the major anchor for the downtown complex. For after-hours fun, The Funny Bone Comedy Club and Innsbrook After Hours offers adult-friendly fare.

Golfing in Short Pump

If you enjoy playing a round or two of golf then you're in luck as there are five local golf courses within close proximity to Short Pump: Hunting Hawk Golf Club, Hermitage Country Club, Richmond Country Club, Oak Hill Country Club, and Sycamore Creek Golf Course.

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