Virginia

established June 25, 1788 formerly known as Virginia Colony, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of Virginia
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seal of Virginia
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Virginia two letter code: VA
capital: Richmond est. 1780
population:
8,626,207 ( 204.50 people per square mile )
Nicknames:
Mother of Presidents
Mother of States
The Old Dominion
5 Neighboring States:
Kentucky
Maryland
North Carolina
Tennessee
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 , 5,729 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
rape2,310116,645
rape rate27.736.6
robbery4,292325,802
robbery rate51.5102.2
aggravated assault9,400741,291
aggravated assault rate112.9232.5
property crimes160,7208,277,829
property crime rate1930.32596.1
burglary23,1221,729,806
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
593 cities in Virginia
Map City Population
Virginia Beach 452,745
Norfolk 246,393
Chesapeake 235,429
Richmond 220,289
Arlington 220,173
Newport News 182,385
Alexandria 153,511
Hampton 136,454
Roanoke 99,897
Portsmouth 96,201
133 counties in Virginia
County Population
Fairfax 1,147,532
Prince William 470,335
Virginia Beach, City of 449,974
Loudoun 413,538
Chesterfield 352,802
Henrico 330,818
Chesapeake, City of 244,835
Norfolk, City of 242,742
Arlington 236,842
Richmond, City of 230,436