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Can Can Restaurant Carytown Richmond Virginia July Inside the Willow Lawn Five and Guys Sunset at the Capitol park in Richmond with the George Washington Statue and the James Monroe Federal Building in the distance reflecting dusk sun colors Capitol Street at N 10th Street by the Old Richmond City Hall On Broad Street taking pictures

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Last Update: July 5, 2024

Virginia Capitol park Bell Tower constructed 1824

Virginia Capitol Park Bell Tower constructed 1824 – photo June 2024

Men's Room Door at the Can CanMessieurs - Men's room door at Can Can restaurant in Carytown

Richmond Virginia from Libby Hill Park

Looking up Main Street toward the main Richmond Business District, April 2, 2024, from Libby Hill Park

The Oliver Hill Office Building in the Richmond Virginia Capitol Park

The Oliver Hill Office Building in the Richmond, Virginia Capitol Park

Coca Cola on Broad Street at old Clay Market

At 1st and Broad Street

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About Richmond and Virginia

The Commonwealth of Virginia is often called the "Old Dominion" and is the source of much of the oldest history of the United States. Sometimes referred to as the "Mother of Presidents" because of the eight U.S. presidents which have come from the state.


Like all Virginia municipalities incorporated as cities, Richmond is an independent city and not part of any county. The population count for Richmond in the 2010 census was 204,214 people, and the estimated 2019 population is 230,436. The entire "Richmond Metropolitan Area" crosses into 9 counties and is estimated to have a population of 1,26 million persons.

Land Mass

Richmond land mass is 62.5 miles, of which 4% is water. The climate conditions for the city are categorized as humid subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and generally mild winters.

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