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.

Population Statistics

State Population
8,517,685
Metropolitan Populations
Washington Arliogton Alexandria 6,249,950 Hampton Roads 1,728,733 Richmond-Petersburg 1,306,172
Roanoke 314,172 Lynchburg 263,353 Charlottesville 235,232
Top County Populations
Fairfax 1,150,795 Virginia Beach city 450,189 Prince William 468,011
Loudoun 406,850 Chesterfield 348,556 Henrico 329,261
Norfolk city 244,076 Chesapeake city 242,634 Arlington 237,521
Top City Populations
Virginia Beach 450,189 Norfolk 244,076 Chesapeake 242,634
Richmond 228,783 Newport News 178,626 Alexandria 160,530
Hampton 134,313 Roanoke 99,920 Portsmouth 94,632
Source: U.S. Census Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018)

About Virginia

  • Capital: Richmond
  • Nickname: Old Dominion State
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,117.23
  • Highest Point: Mt. Rogers 5,729 feet

Major League Sports Franchises

None

Major Motorsport Speedways

  • Martinsville Speedway
  • Richmond International Raceway

Sources

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.