Sitemap to all pages covering the state of Virginia. Contributions and photography for the Virginia guides from Alex Nitzman, Andy Field, Brent Ivy, Carter Buchanan, Connor Lauzon, Justin Cozart, Mark Moore, Will Weaver and others.

City / Area Guides

Population Statistics

State Population
Metropolitan Populations
Baltimore-Washington 7,608,070 Hampton Roads 1,569,541 Richmond-Petersburg 996,512
Roanoke 235,932 Lynchburg 214,911 Charlottesville 159,576
Top County Populations
Fairfax 1,081,726 Virginia Beach city 437,994 Prince William 402,002
Chesterfield 316,236 Loudon 312,311 Henrico 306,935
Norfolk city 242,803 Chesapeake city 222,209 Arlington 207,627
Top City Populations
Virginia Beach 437,995 Norfolk 242,803 Chesapeake 222,209
Richmond 204,214 Newport News 180,719 Alexandria 139,966
Hampton 137,436 Roanoke 97,032 Portsmouth 95,535
Source: 2000 U.S. Census Data (Metro Pops.), 2010 U.S. Census Data

About Virginia

  • Capital: Richmond
  • Nickname: Old Dominion State
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,156.43
  • Highest Point: Mt. Rogers 5,729 feet

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State routes mileages and other Virginia road statistics and history obtained from the Virginia Highways Project (Adam Froehlig, Mike Roberson). Additional road related history on the Virginia highway guides referenced from Scott Kozel’s Roads to the Future web site.

Page Updated February 12, 2018.