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Virginia Profile

The Virginia Company founded the first permanent English colony at Jamestown in 1607. One of the original 13 states (it entered the Union in 1788), Virginia was named for Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen of England. Virginia holds an important place in American history, as it was home to many of the founding fathers, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, George Mason, and Patrick Henry. Four of America's first five presidents were Virginians. During the Civil War, Richmond, Virginia's capital, was the capital of the Confederacy. Today, Virginia is a popular tourist spot where people can visit historic places such as Alexandria, Williamsburg, and Mount Vernon, George Washington's estate. Dogwood is the state flower and the cardinal is the state bird of the "Old Dominion." ...Read more here: Virginia - The Old Dominion State

Capital City:
Richmond
Nickname:
Old Dominion
Motto:
Sic Semper Tyrannis (Thus Always to Tyrants)
Statehood:
June 25, 1788 (10th)
Origin of state's name:
Named for England's "Virgin Queen," Elizabeth I
Largest Cities:
Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Richmond, Chesapeake, Newport News
Border States:
Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina,Tennessee, West Virginia
Land Area:
39,598 sq. mi., 37th largest
State Bird:
Cardinal
State Flower:
Dogwood (cornus florida)
State Tree:
Dogwood (cornus florida)
State Song:
Carry Me back to Old Virginny

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Virginia Schools

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Elementary Schools

Lakeview Elem.
(804) 524-3435
401 Taswell Ave
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Wilson Elem.
(540) 245-5040
127 Woodrow Wilson Ave
Fishersville, VA 22939

Middle Schools

Carson Middle
(703) 925-3600
13618 Mclearen Rd
Herndon, VA 20171
Poquoson Middle
(757) 868-6031
985 Poquoson Ave
Poquoson, VA 23662

High Schools

Brookville High
(804) 239-2636
100 Laxton Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Landstown High
(757) 468-3800
2001 Concert Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Sex Offender Information for Virginia

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Virginia, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://sex-offender.vsp.virginia.gov/sor/index.htm. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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