Richmond City Book
Libby Hill Park looking toward the James River Looking toward Church Hill in the distance from Broad Street On Broad Street taking pictures 18th Street and East Broad in dowtown Richmond 5100 Monument Condo TowerBus Flag in Virginia

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Last Update: April 2, 2024

Richmond Virginia from Libby Hill Park

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

Coca Cola on Broad Street at old Clay Market

At 1st and Broad Street

WTVR Radio and TV Tower Richmond Virginia

The WTVR Radio and TV Tower , originally built 1953

The Richmond Virginia City Hall on Broad Street

The Richmond Virginia City Hall on 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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