Richmond Virginia


About Richmond City Book

Richmond on the Water
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This web site has grown out of various pages I have created over the years for particular Richmond landmarks.

My intention is to concentrate my collection of photographs and information into a useful online tool for the curious, the potential visitor and for anyone interested in relocation to Richmond, Virginia.

This city has much to offer, and quite a lot which is unique to only Richmond. Many histories are available online (just read our main home page for a brief overview of Richmond's hisotry and main facts).

If you have suggestions, I would be glad to hear your comments.

Arch at Main Str Train Statioon Richmond VA

Browns Island Park



Insider Guide RIchmond

Richmond VA Noir BOok

Click for Richmond, Virginia Forecast


Richmond City
Pop: 204,214
Size: 62.5 sq miles

Chesterfield Cty
Pop: 316,236
Size: 446 sq miles

Colonial Heights
Pop: 17,411
Size: 8.15 sq miles

Charles City Cty
Pop: 7,256
Size: 204 sq miles

Dinwiddie Cty
Pop: 28,001
Size: 502 sq miles

Goochland Cty
Pop: 21, 717
Size: 290 sq miles

Hanover Cty
Pop: 99,863
Size: 473 sq miles

Henrico County
Pop: 306,935
Size: 245 sq miles

Hopewell City
Pop: 22,591
Size: 11 sq miles

New Kent County
Pop: 18,400
Size: 223 sq miles

Petersburg City
Pop: 32,420
Size: 23.1 sq miles

Powhatan County
Pop: 23,046
Size: 262 sq miles

Prince George Cty
Pop: 35, 725
Size: 266 sq miles

Richmond At Night

Carillon Park Snow

1901 Ladies Jacket Louis XVI
Ladies 1901 Fashion

Richmond Area Links

Historic Richmond Foundation concise overview of the historic architecture of Richmond

Richmond Times-Dispatch Chief newspaper news source for Richmond area

VCU Library Online Richmond History Resources