Mechanicsville is 54 on the Top 100 Best Places to Live List

Mechanicsville, VA – Mechanicsville has been named #54 in the 2007 “100 Best Places to Live” list compiled by Del. Christopher K. Peace (R-Mechanicsville) today joins Hanoverians in celebrating this distinguishing accomplishment.

“Mechanicsville’s ranking this year is a testament to the dedication of Hanover residents and county officials enhancing our community; providing a safe, friendly environment for families,” said Peace.

Rank is determined by looking at various factors such as job, income and cost-of-living data; housing affordability; school quality; arts and leisure opportunities; ease of living; health-care access; and racial diversity.

Peace notes, “Working together we can seek to continue the family friendly climate in Mechanicsville and achieve an even higher ranking on next year’s list.” annually works with data provider OnBoard and consultant Bert Sperling of, to find the best towns in America.

Delegate Christopher K. Peace was elected to represent the 97th District of the Virginia House of Delegates on January 24, 2006. The 97th District includes parts of Hanover, Caroline, King William, King and Queen, Henrico, Spotsylvania Counties and all of New Kent County. Peace now sits on the prominent House of Courts of Justice, Health Welfare and Institutions, and Science and Technology Committees.