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A tranquil enclave balanced between Richmond and the countryside

  • Suburb
  • Commuter
  • Interstate
  • Schools
  • Safe
  • Low Crime
  • Family Friendly
  • Historic

Mechanicsville is a large suburban community on the northeastern corner of Richmond, roughly six miles from Downtown. Primarily a residential community, the local rental market features a diverse mix of apartments and single-family homes, with great options available to fit any budget or lifestyle. With its low crime rate and excellent public schools, Mechanicsville is a popular option among folks raising families. The city hosts a cluster of shopping centers around the junction of Interstate 295 and the Mechanicsville Turnpike, and the close proximity to Richmond allows you to take full advantage of the historic city’s vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment options anytime.

Rent Trends

As of July 2018, the average apartment rent in Mechanicsville, VA is $956 for one bedroom, $1,109 for two bedrooms, and $1,113 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Mechanicsville has increased by 5.2% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
1 BR 715 $956
2 BR 948 $1,109
3 BR 1,107 $1,113


31 Walk Score® Car-Dependent

Top Apartments in Mechanicsville

  1. Hanover Crossing, 2 Bed, $1,119 - 1,219
  2. Sherwood Crossing Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $949 - 1,269
  3. BeaverDam Creek Apartment - Tax Credit, 2-3 Bed, $894 - 1,034
  4. Charleston Ridge Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $1,070 - 1,545
  5. Hunter's Woods, 2-3 Bed, $985 - 1,285
  6. Chickahominy Bluff Apartments - Tax Credit, 2-3 Bed, $972 - 1,121
  7. Mill Trace Village Apartments, 1-3 Bed, $995 - 1,275
  8. Brandy Hill Apartments, 2-3 Bed, $1,000 - 1,150


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Apartments for Rent in Mechanicsville, VA

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