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Brandermill is a major suburban residential and commercial development in the Southside of Richmond, Virginia. It is located near Midlothian, Virginia at the southern terminus of the Powhite Parkway and is centered on the Swift Creek Reservoir. The Census Bureau defines it as a Census-designated place (CDP), with a population of 13,173 as of the most updated estimate done in 2010.


Chesterfield county approved the planned community of Brandermill in 1974 and construction began in 1975. In 1977, Brandermill developers East West Partners (then known as "The Brandermill group) were recognized for their work when Brandermill was named "The Best Planned Community in America" by Better Homes and Gardens and the National Association of Home Builders. It was the first planned community in Chesterfield County. It had a golf course, a church, and public schools.

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