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The Virginia State Capitol

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Roots and Rocks on the James River near Richmond

Roots and Rocks on the James River near Richmond

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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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