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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

Rivers Edge Elem.
(804) 935-6760
11600 Holman Ridge Rd.
Glen Allen, VA 23059
New London Academy Elem.
(434) 525-2177
12400 E Lynchburg Salem Trnpk
Forest, VA 24551

Middle Schools

Leslie H. Walton Middle
(434) 977-5615
4217 Red Hill Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Woodbridge Middle
(703) 494-3181
2201 York Dr
Woodbridge, VA 22191

High Schools

Hickory High
(757) 421-4295
1996 Hawk Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Brooke Point High
(540) 658-6080
1700 Courthouse Rd
Stafford, VA 22554

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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