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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

Lorton Station Elem.
(703) 642-6000
2499 Lewis Chapel Rd.
Lorton, VA 22079
Harry E. James Elem.
(804) 541-6408
1807 Arlington Rd
Hopewell, VA 23860

Middle Schools

William Ruffner Middle
(540) 853-2605
3601 Ferncliff Ave Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
Carson Middle
(703) 925-3600
13618 Mclearen Rd
Herndon, VA 20171

High Schools

Pulaski County Sr. High
(540) 643-0747
5414 Cougar Trail Rd
Dublin, VA 24084
Sussex Central High
(434) 246-6051
21394 Sussex Drive
Sussex, VA 23884

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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