Virginia Virginia State Facts

There are fewer men than woman in Virginia. The overall gender ratio is 97 men to 100 women.

The Virginia flag was adopted on February 1, 1950. The flag has been ranked the 39th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The Virginia quarter was the 10th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on October 16, 2000.

Recent estimates put Virginia's population at around 8,326,000 people (12th out of 56).The population density is 210.8 people per square mile (20th out of 56).

Someone from Virginia is known as a Virgin Islander. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

Virginia was the 10th state when it joined the United States on June 25, 1788. Prior to 1788, Virginia was known as "Virginia Colony."

Essential Virginia Facts

  • VA
    Postal Code
    The Virginia postal code is VA. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 97 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 4,095,244 men
    Female Population: 4,231,045 women
  • State Flag
    The 4 main colors in the Virginia flag are #00297B, #FFFFFF, #FFD9C5, and #FF350F
  • State Quarter
    The Virginia Quarter was released in October 10, 2000.
    Total Mintage: 1.59 billion.
    Engraver: Edgar Z. Steever
  • Population and Area
    Population: 8,326,289 people
    Land Area: 39,490 square miles
    Population Density: 8,326,289 people per square mile

Areas Codes in Virginia (10)

  • 202
  • 276
  • 301
  • 423
  • 434
  • 540
  • 571
  • 703
  • 757
  • 804

Virginia Counties (133)

County Top Cities
Accomack County Accomac, Assawoman, Atlantic, Belle Haven, Bloxom, and Chincoteague Island
Albemarle County Batesville, Charlottesville, Covesville, Crozet, Earlysville, and Esmont
Alexandria city Alexandria
Alleghany County Clifton Forge, Covington, Iron Gate, Low Moor, and Selma
Amelia County Amelia Court House, Ammon, Jetersville, and Mannboro
Amherst County Amherst, Clifford, Gladstone, Madison Heights, Monroe, and Sweet Briar
Appomattox County Appomattox, Concord, Evergreen, Pamplin, and Spout Spring
Arlington County Arlington and Fort Myer
Augusta County Augusta Springs, Churchville, Craigsville, Crimora, Deerfield, and Fishersville
Bath County Bacova, Hot Springs, Millboro, Warm Springs, and Williamsville
Bedford City Bedford
Bedford County Big Island, Coleman Falls, Forest, Goode, Goodview, and Huddleston
Bland County Bastian, Bland, Ceres, and Rocky Gap
Botetourt County Blue Ridge, Buchanan, Cloverdale, Daleville, Eagle Rock, and Fincastle
Bristol city Bristol
Brunswick County Alberta, Brodnax, Dolphin, Dundas, Ebony, and Freeman
Buchanan County Big Rock, Davenport, Grundy, Hurley, Jewell Ridge, and Keen Mountain
Buckingham County Arvonia, Buckingham, Dillwyn, and New Canton
Buena Vista city Buena Vista
Campbell County Altavista, Brookneal, Evington, Gladys, Lynch Station, and Naruna
Caroline County Bowling Green, Corbin, Ladysmith, Milford, Port Royal, and Rappahannock Academy
Carroll County Austinville, Cana, Dugspur, Fancy Gap, Hillsville, and Lambsburg
Charles City County Charles City and Ruthville
Charlottesville city Charlottesville
Charlotte County Charlotte Court House, Cullen, Drakes Branch, Keysville, Phenix, and Randolph
Chesapeake city Chesapeake
Chesterfield County Chester, Chesterfield, Midlothian, Moseley, and Richmond
Clarke County Berryville, Bluemont, Boyce, Millwood, Paris, and White Post
Colonial Heights city Colonial Heights
Craig County New Castle and Paint Bank
Culpeper County Boston, Brandy Station, Culpeper, Elkwood, Jeffersonton, and Lignum
Cumberland County Cartersville, Columbia, and Cumberland
Danville city Danville
Dickenson County Bee, Birchleaf, Breaks, Clinchco, Clintwood, and Dante
Dinwiddie County Church Road, Dewitt, Dinwiddie, Ford, Mc Kenney, and Sutherland
Emporia city Emporia
Essex County Caret, Center Cross, Champlain, Dunnsville, Hustle, and Laneview
Fairfax city Fairfax
Fairfax County Alexandria, Annandale, Burke, Centreville, Chantilly, and Clifton
Falls Church city Falls Church
Fauquier County Bealeton, Broad Run, Calverton, Casanova, Catlett, and Delaplane
Floyd County Check, Copper Hill, Floyd, Indian Valley, and Willis
Fluvanna County Bremo Bluff, Fork Union, Kents Store, Palmyra, Scottsville, and Troy
Franklin city Franklin
Franklin County Boones Mill, Callaway, Ferrum, Glade Hill, Hardy, and Henry
Fredericksburg city Fredericksburg
Frederick County Brucetown, Clear Brook, Cross Junction, Gore, Middletown, and Star Tannery
Galax city Galax
Giles County Eggleston, Glen Lyn, Narrows, Newport, Pearisburg, and Pembroke
Gloucester County Achilles, Ark, Bena, Gloucester, Gloucester Point, and Hayes
Goochland County Crozier, Goochland, Gum Spring, Hadensville, Maidens, and Manakin Sabot
Grayson County Elk Creek, Fries, Independence, Mouth Of Wilson, Troutdale, and Whitetop
Greene County Dyke, Quinque, Ruckersville, and Stanardsville
Greensville County Jarratt and Skippers
Halifax County Alton, Clover, Cluster Springs, Crystal Hill, Halifax, and Nathalie
Hampton city Fort Monroe and Hampton
Hanover County Ashland, Beaverdam, Doswell, Glen Allen, Hanover, and Mechanicsville
Harrisonburg city Harrisonburg
Henrico County Glen Allen, Henrico, Richmond, and Sandston
Henry County Axton, Bassett, Collinsville, Fieldale, Ridgeway, and Spencer
Highland County Blue Grass, Doe Hill, Head Waters, Mc Dowell, Monterey, and Mustoe
Hopewell city Hopewell
Isle of Wight County Battery Park, Carrollton, Carrsville, Isle Of Wight, Rescue, and Smithfield
James City County Jamestown, Lightfoot, Norge, Toano, and Williamsburg
King and Queen County Bruington, King And Queen Court House, Little Plymouth, Mascot, Mattaponi, and Newtown
King George County Dahlgren, Dogue, Jersey, King George, Ninde, and Rollins Fork
King William County Aylett, King William, Manquin, and West Point
Lancaster County Irvington, Lancaster, Lively, Merry Point, Mollusk, and Morattico
Lee County Ben Hur, Blackwater, Dryden, Ewing, Jonesville, and Keokee
Lexington City County Lexington
Loudoun County Aldie, Ashburn, Chantilly, Dulles, Hamilton, and Leesburg
Louisa County Bumpass, Gordonsville, Louisa, Mineral, and Trevilians
Lunenburg County Fort Mitchell, Kenbridge, Lunenburg, and Victoria
Lynchburg city Lynchburg
Madison County Aroda, Banco, Brightwood, Etlan, Haywood, and Hood
Manassas city Manassas
Manassas Park city Manassas
Martinsville city Martinsville
Mathews County Bohannon, Cardinal, Cobbs Creek, Diggs, Dutton, and Foster
Mecklenburg County Baskerville, Boydton, Bracey, Buffalo Junction, Chase City, and Clarksville
Middlesex County Christchurch, Church View, Deltaville, Hardyville, Hartfield, and Jamaica
Montgomery County Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Elliston, Pilot, Riner, and Shawsville
Nelson County Afton, Arrington, Faber, Howardsville, Lovingston, and Montebello
New Kent County Barhamsville, Lanexa, New Kent, Providence Forge, and Quinton
Newport News city Fort Eustis and Newport News
Norfolk city Norfolk
Northampton County Birdsnest, Cape Charles, Capeville, Cheriton, Eastville, and Exmore
Northumberland County Burgess, Callao, Edwardsville, Heathsville, Kilmarnock, and Lottsburg
Norton city Norton
Nottoway County Blackstone, Burkeville, Crewe, and Nottoway
Orange County Barboursville, Burr Hill, Locust Grove, Montpelier Station, Orange, and Rhoadesville
Page County Luray, Rileyville, Shenandoah, and Stanley
Patrick County Ararat, Claudville, Critz, Meadows Of Dan, Patrick Springs, and Stuart
Petersburg city Petersburg and Virginia State University
Pittsylvania County Blairs, Callands, Cascade, Chatham, Dry Fork, and Gretna
Poquoson city Poquoson
Portsmouth city Portsmouth
Powhatan County Beaumont and Powhatan
Prince Edward County Farmville, Green Bay, Hampden Sydney, Meherrin, Prospect, and Rice
Prince George County Carson, Disputanta, Fort Lee, Petersburg, and Prince George
Prince William County Bristow, Catharpin, Dumfries, Gainesville, Haymarket, and Manassas
Pulaski County Belspring, Draper, Dublin, Hiwassee, Mc Coy, and New River
Radford city Radford
Rappahannock County Amissville, Castleton, Chester Gap, Flint Hill, Huntly, and Sperryville
Richmond city Richmond and University Of Richmond
Richmond County Farnham, Haynesville, Sharps, Village, and Warsaw
Roanoke city Roanoke
Roanoke County Bent Mountain, Catawba, Roanoke, and Vinton
Rockbridge County Brownsburg, Fairfield, Glasgow, Goshen, Lexington, and Natural Bridge
Rockingham County Bergton, Bridgewater, Broadway, Criders, Dayton, and Elkton
Russell County Castlewood, Cleveland, Honaker, Lebanon, Rosedale, and Swords Creek
Salem city Salem
Scott County Duffield, Dungannon, Fort Blackmore, Gate City, Hiltons, and Nickelsville
Shenandoah County Basye, Edinburg, Fishers Hill, Fort Valley, Maurertown, and Mount Jackson
Smyth County Atkins, Chilhowie, Marion, Saltville, and Sugar Grove
Southampton County Boykins, Branchville, Capron, Courtland, Drewryville, and Ivor
Spotsylvania County Fredericksburg, Partlow, Spotsylvania, and Thornburg
Stafford County Brooke, Fredericksburg, Garrisonville, Hartwood, Ruby, and Stafford
Staunton city Staunton
Suffolk city Suffolk
Surry County Claremont, Dendron, Elberon, Spring Grove, and Surry
Sussex County Jarratt, Stony Creek, Sussex, Wakefield, Waverly, and Yale
Tazewell County Amonate, Bandy, Bishop, Bluefield, Boissevain, and Broadford
Virginia Beach city Norfolk and Virginia Beach
Warren County Bentonville, Front Royal, and Linden
Washington County Abingdon, Bristol, Damascus, Emory, Glade Spring, and Meadowview
Waynesboro city Waynesboro
Westmoreland County Coles Point, Colonial Beach, Hague, Kinsale, Montross, and Mount Holly
Williamsburg city Williamsburg
Winchester city Winchester
Wise County Andover, Appalachia, Big Stone Gap, Coeburn, East Stone Gap, and Pound
Wythe County Barren Springs, Cripple Creek, Crockett, Ivanhoe, Max Meadows, and Rural Retreat
York County Lackey, Seaford, and Yorktown
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