Ruther Glen Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Virginia
Located in Caroline Country, the community of Ruther Glen is an unincorporated community that is about a half hour drive from Richmond, VA. The community is home to Mattaponi Springs Golf Club which has been recognized by Golf Digest as the "Best New Upscale Public Golf Courses" for 2005-2006 and ranking it #1 on the East Coast and #2 in the United States.
Home to approximately 16,000 residents, Ruther Glen offers a small-town community atmosphere with convenient access to the I-95 and local city amenities. As a part of the Richmond metropolitan area, residents of Ruther Glen and Caroline County have the advantage of being a part of Richmond's economy. Economic diversity is important to this area as it helps insulate the area from any economic hardships. Additionally, because the Richmond metropolitan area is centrally located, the area also benefits from growth in other regions of the state. Major industries of employment in this area of Virginia include local, state and federal government; finance, insurance and real estate; retail trade; manufacturing; construction; transportation and public utilities; and wholesale trade.
With Richmond being a short drive from Ruther Glen, residents can easily take advantage of the city's recreational amenities and visit some of the city's historic districts and cultural hotspots.
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