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    Richmond

    Virginia's capital city is rich in terms of historical sites but also is home to a long list of charming old neighborhoods, the largest art museum in the region and a busy speedway.

  • Things To Do

    Introduction to all the things to do in Virginia.

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    Things To Do

    Virginia is home to several major urban areas which boast both historic sites and museums, but venture west to get a glimpse of mountain culture and peaceful forest scenery.

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    Searchable listings of Virginia hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfast, and more.

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City and State Information for Virginia

Virginia Facts, Statistics, and State Symbols

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Virginia

"The Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents"

Motto
Sic semper tyrannis (Thus always to tyrants)
Capitol
Richmond
Name Origin
In honor of Elizabeth “Virgin Queen” of England
Statehood Date
June 25, 1788 (10th)
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Official Symbols

A state's official symbols represent the composition and culture of the land and people who live and have lived here. Below are the symbols of Virginia along with the year they became official.

Flower American Dogwood (1918)
Bird Cardinal (1950)
Dog American Foxhound (1966)
Shell Oyster Shell (1974)
Tree Dogwood (1956)
Demographics
Population Density
178.8 people per square mile
Geography and Weather
Land Area
39,594 sq mi. (102,558 sq km)
Lowest Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Average Elevation
950 ft (289.56 m)
Highest Temperature Recorded
110°F (43°C) on July 15, 1954
Lowest Temperature Recorded
–30°F (–34°C) on January 22, 1985

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