established June 25, 1788 formerly known as Virginia Colony, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of Virginia
seal of Virginia
Virginia two letter code: VA
capital: Richmond est. 1780
Mother of Presidents
Mother of States
The Old Dominion
152 Counties:
Accomack County
Accomack County/Northampton County
Albemarle County
Albemarle County/Fluvanna County
Alexandria city
Alleghany County
Amelia County
Amherst County
Appomattox County
Appomattox County/Campbell County
Appomattox County/Prince Edward County
Arlington County
Augusta County
Augusta County/Nelson County
Augusta County/Rockingham County
Bath County
Bedford County
Bland County
Botetourt County
Bristol city
Brunswick County
Brunswick County/Mecklenburg County
Buchanan County
Buckingham County
Buena Vista city
Campbell County
Caroline County
Carroll County
Charles City County
Charlotte County
Charlottesville city
Chesapeake city
Chesterfield County
Clarke County
Clarke County/Warren County
Colonial Heights city
Covington city
Craig County
Culpeper County
Cumberland County
Cumberland County/Prince Edward County
Danville city
Dickenson County
Dinwiddie County
Emporia city
Essex County
Fairfax County
Fairfax County/Loudoun County
Fairfax city
Falls Church city
Fauquier County
Floyd County
Fluvanna County
Franklin County
Franklin city
Frederick County
Fredericksburg city
Galax city
Giles County
Gloucester County
Goochland County
Grayson County
Greene County
Halifax County
Halifax County/Mecklenburg County
Hampton city
Hanover County
Harrisonburg city
Henrico County
Henry County
Highland County
Hopewell city
Isle of Wight County
King George County
King William County
King and Queen County
Lancaster County
Lee County
Lexington city
Loudoun County
Louisa County
Lunenburg County
Lynchburg city
Madison County
Manassas Park city
Manassas city
Martinsville city
Mathews County
Mecklenburg County
Middlesex County
Montgomery County
Nelson County
New Kent County
Newport News city
Norfolk city
Northampton County
Northumberland County
Northumberland County/Lancaster County
Norton city
Nottoway County
Orange County
Page County
Patrick County
Petersburg city
Pittsylvania County
Poquoson city
Portsmouth city
Powhatan County
Prince Edward County
Prince George County
Prince William County
Prince William County/Fairfax County
Pulaski County
Radford city
Rappahannock County
Rappahannock County/Warren County
Richmond County
Richmond city
Roanoke County
Roanoke County/Botetourt County
Roanoke city
Rockbridge County
Rockingham County
Russell County
Russell County/Dickenson County
Russell County/Tazewell County
Russell County/Wise County
Salem city
Scott County
Shenandoah County
Smyth County
Smyth County/Washington County
Southampton County
Spotsylvania County
Stafford County
Stafford County/Prince William County
Staunton city
Suffolk city
Surry County
Sussex County
Sussex County/Greensville County
Tazewell County
Virginia Beach city
Warren County
Washington County
Waynesboro city
Westmoreland County
Williamsburg city
Winchester city
Wise County
Wythe County
York County
5 Neighboring States:
North Carolina
West Virginia
7 Areacodes:
276     434     540     571     703     757     804    
Airport : 280
Balloonport : 1
Gliderport : 1
Heliport : 130
Seaplane Base : 2
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 13
State Motto: Sic semper tyrannis
english translation: Thus always to tyrants
Highest point in Virginia: Mount Rogers , 5729 feet
fossil scallop
fossil scientific name Chesapecten jeffersonius
tree Flowering dogwood
tree binomial nomenclature Cornus florida
flower American dogwood
flower scientificname Cornus florida
fish Brook trout
fish binomial nomenclature Salvelinus fontinalis
bird Cardinal
shell Eastern oyster
insect Eastern tiger swallowtail
insect scientific name Papilio glaucus
pet American Foxhound
bat Virginia Big-eared Bat
bat binomial nomenclature Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus
butterfly Eastern tiger swallowtail
butterfly binomial nomenclature Papilio glaucus
dog American Foxhound
rock or stone Nelsonite
zipcodes for Virginia : 20101 20102 20103 20104 20105 20108 20109
all 825 zipcodes for Virginia
Crime Chart Virginia Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 8,326,289 318,857,056
violent crimes 16,3401,197,987
violent crime rate196.2375.7
murder and manslaughter33814,249
murder and manslaughter rate4.14.5
rape rate27.736.6
robbery rate51.5102.2
aggravated assault9,400741,291
aggravated assault rate112.9232.5
property crimes160,7208,277,829
property crime rate1930.32596.1
burglary rate277.7542.5
larceny theft129,9335,858,496
larceny theft rate1560.51837.3
motor vechicle theft7,665689,527
motor vehicle theft rate92.1216.2
Alexandria (153,511)
Annandale (43,479)
Arlington (220,173)
Ashburn (47,484)
Bailey's Crossroads (24,947)
Blacksburg (44,215)
Bon Air (16,857)
Brambleton (13,357)
Brandermill (13,570)
Bristol (17,141)
Broadlands (13,138)
Buckhall (17,265)
Bull Run (14,570)
Burke (42,528)
Burke Centre (17,842)
Cascades (12,231)
Cave Spring (25,547)
Centreville (73,677)
Chantilly (23,431)
Charlottesville (46,597)
Cherry Hill (17,079)
Chesapeake (235,429)
Chester (21,355)
Christiansburg (21,943)
Colonial Heights (17,820)
Countryside (10,279)
Culpeper (17,557)
Dale City (70,381)
Danville (42,082)
Dranesville (12,128)
East Highland Park (14,235)
Fair Oaks (32,392)
Fairfax (24,013)
Fairfax Station (11,081)
Falls Church (13,892)
Fort Hunt (17,038)
Franconia (19,439)
Franklin Farm (19,956)
Fredericksburg (28,118)
Front Royal (15,070)
Gainesville (12,145)
Glen Allen (15,464)
Great Falls (16,207)
Groveton (15,478)
Hampton (136,454)
Harrisonburg (52,538)
Herndon (24,568)
Highland Springs (16,673)
Hollins (14,844)
Hopewell (22,378)
Huntington (12,144)
Hybla Valley (16,076)
Idylwood (17,643)
Kings Park West (13,864)
Kingstowne (15,455)
Lake Ridge (44,593)
Lakeside (12,854)
Lansdowne (11,678)
Laurel (16,123)
Leesburg (51,209)
Lincolnia (22,917)
Linton Hall (39,944)
Lorton (19,497)
Lowes Island (11,259)
Lynchburg (79,812)
Madison Heights (10,359)
Manassas (41,764)
Manassas Park (15,726)
Manchester (10,402)
Martinsville (13,645)
Marumsco (38,894)
McLean (48,078)
McNair (19,321)
Meadowbrook (19,263)
Mechanicsville (36,991)
Merrifield (15,873)
Montclair (19,990)
Mount Vernon (12,917)
Neabsco (14,775)
Newington (13,804)
Newington Forest (12,283)
Newport News (182,385)
Norfolk (246,393)
Oakton (36,860)
Petersburg (32,477)
Poquoson (12,059)
Portsmouth (96,201)
Radford (17,403)
Reston (59,217)
Richmond (220,289)
Roanoke (99,897)
Rose Hill (19,259)
Salem (25,432)
Short Pump (27,034)
South Riding (26,762)
Springfield (30,154)
Staunton (24,416)
Sterling (29,016)
Sudley (16,221)
Suffolk (88,161)
Sugarland Run (12,473)
Timberlake (12,478)
Tuckahoe (46,235)
Tysons Corner (21,828)
Vienna (16,522)
Virginia Beach (452,745)
Wakefield (12,684)
Waynesboro (21,491)
West Falls Church (28,277)
West Springfield (22,956)
Williamsburg (15,052)
Winchester (27,284)
Wolf Trap (16,577)
Wyndham (10,101)