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Located on the eastern coast of the United States, the state of Virginia is frequently referred to as the Mother of Presidents, following the births of eight U.S. presidents within this state. Virginia measures 42,774 square miles in total area, with dimensions of 200 miles in width by 430 miles in length; 7.4% of total area is water. This state was the 10th state to be admitted to the Union on June 25, 1788. The climate in Virginia is strongly influenced by the Atlantic Ocean, with warmer temperatures in the southern and eastern regions of the state. The coastal areas are subject to hurricanes from the Gulf Stream. Most of these tend to occur near the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. The state of Virginia is most well known for its historical roots. As the birthplace of eight U.S. presidents as well as the home of Jamestown, and the first English settlement, this state holds a special place in U.S. history. In addition, over half of the battles fought in the Civil War took place in Virginia; this state held two of the three Confederate capitals.


Nicknames : Old Dominion State

Capitol : Richmond

Largest City (by population) : Virginia Beach

Largest City (by area) : Suffolk

Largest County (by population) : Fairfax County

Total Area (square miles) : 42774

Admitted to Union : June 25, 1788

Time Zone : Eastern

State Flower : American Dogwood

State Tree : Flowering Dogwood

State Bird : Northern Cardinal

Major Industries : computer chips, coal, tobacco

Major Companies : Freddie Mac, General Dynamics, Capital One Financial


  • Jamestown was the first English settlement in the United States, earning the state of Virginia its designation as the birthplace of the nation.
  • The first peanuts grown in the nation were grown in Virginia.
  • The Pentagon is the world's largest office building.
  • The first Thanksgiving took place in Virginia in 1619.
  • The final win of the American Revolution took place in Yorktown.

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Accomack County Public Records - Circuit Court Records Edit

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Physical Address:
Accomack County Circuit Court Second Judicial Circuit P.O. Box 126 23316 Courthouse Ave. Accomack, Virginia 23301-0123
Contact: P: 757.787.5776 F: 757.787.1849 E: SHCooper@courts.state.va.us

Accomack County Public Records - District Court Records Edit

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Accomack County GD 2A Judicial District P.O. Box 276 23371 Front St. Accomack, Virginia 23301
Contact: P: 757.787.0923

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Albemarle County GD Sixteenth Judicial District 501 E. Jefferson St., Suite 138 Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-5110
Contact: P: 434.972.4007 F: 434.972.4092 E: Pstewart@courts.state.va.us

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Physical Address:
Albemarle County Community Development 401 McIntire Rd. North Wing Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Contact: P: 434.296.5832 F: 434.972.4126 E: FMacCall@albemarle.org

Alleghany County Public Records - Circuit Court Records Edit

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Alleghany County Circuit Court Twenty-fifth Judicial Circuit P.O. Box 670 Courthouse 266 West Maine St. Covington, Virginia 24426-0670
Contact: P: 540.965.1730 F: 540.965.1732 E: dbyer@courts.state.va.us

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Alleghany County Commissioner of the Revenue P.O. Box 300 Low Moor, Virginia 24457
Contact: P: 540-863-6640 F: 540-863-6644

Amelia County Public Records - Circuit Court Records Edit

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Amelia County Circuit Court Eleventh Judicial Circuit P.O. Box 237 Courthouse Square Amelia, VA 23002-0237
Contact: P: 804.561.2128 F: 804.561.6364 E: Mwilson@courts.state.va.us

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Amherst County Public Records - Circuit Court Records Edit

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Physical Address:
Amherst County Circuit Court Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit P.O. Box 462 113 Taylor St. Amherst, Virginia 24521
Contact: P: 434.946.9321 F: 434.946.9323

Amherst County Public Records - Property Assessor Edit

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Amherst County Commissioner of the Revenue P.O. Box 719 100 Goodwin St. Amherst, Virginia 24521
Contact: P: 434.946.9310 F: 434.349.9312 E: lmbyers@countyofamherst.com

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