Virginia is for lovers! is the major theme for the State of Virginia. Virginia is for Lovers represents a love of life and a passion for travel. I guess you could say those who are from Virginia LIVE PASSIONATELY.The current population of Virginia is 8,395,477 with the median age of 37. Virginia's median household income is $63,033. Virginia is known as "the birthplace of a nation". The present state capital in Richmond was also the capital of the Confederacy. Over 1/2 the battles fought in the civil war were fought in Virginia. Over 2,200 of the 4,000 battles. Virginia has been dubbed the "Internet Capital of the world". Even though it’s on the East Coast, Virginia could be considered the Center of America. About half of all of American residents live within a 500 mile radius of the capital of the state. The Flowering Dogwood is the state flower and its state tree, making Virginia the only state to have the same plant for both. You can visit George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, in Virginia.
The historic center of Alexandria is known as Old Town. With its concentration of boutiques, restaurants, antique shops and theaters, it is a major draw for tourists. Like Old Town, many Alexandria neighborhoods are compact, walkable, high-income suburbs of Washington, D.C. It is...Learn More
The land that became Arlington was originally donated by Virginia to the United States government to form part of the new federal capital district of Columbia. On February 27, 1801, a year after moving from the temporary National Capital at Philadelphia to the City of Washington, the United States.....Learn More
Situated in Northern Virginia, Fairfax is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. Fairfax is 16 miles (25 kilometers) southwest of Washington, D.C. Washington Metro's Orange Line serves Fairfax through its Vienna Station. CUE Bus and Metrobus operate i...Learn More