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  Richmond, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States of America.
Yet Richmond shortly recovered, and, in May 1782, was incorporated as a town "to be styled the City of Richmond." Richmond was incorporated as a city in 1842.
Richmond city government consists of a city council with representatives from nine districts serving in a legislative and oversight capacity, as well as a popularly elected, at-large mayor serving as head of the executive branch.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Richmond,_Virginia   (6104 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Richmond, Virginia
Richmond is surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, located to the north and south of the city respectively.
Richmond is also the home of the Richmond Braves, a minor league baseball team; the Richmond Kickers, a minor league soccer team, the Richmond Bandits, a minor league football team; and the Richmond RiverDogs, a minor league ice hockey team.
Richmond benefits from an excellent position in reference to the state's transportation network, lying at the junction of east-west Interstate 64 and north-south Interstate 95, two of the most heavily traveled highways in the state, as well as along several major rail lines.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Richmond,_Virginia   (1916 words)

  
 Richmond, Virginia Arrangement @ OurLocalColor.com (Our Local Color)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Other monuments of interest in the city include the A.P. The Virginia War Memorial is also located on Belvedere near the riverfront, and is a monument to Virginians who died in battle in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Iraq War.
Richmond has the only urban whitewater rafting in the U.S. The rapids range from Class II - Class V, depending on the season and water level.
Richmond is one of the only cities to be the home of both a and a Federal Reserve Bank, Many downtown office buildings today house major law firms, banks, and brokerages.
www.ourlocalcolor.com /encyclopedia/Richmond,_Virginia   (4205 words)

  
 Richmond, Virginia History Internet Resources
Virginia Cemetery Project -- Sponsored by the Jewish Genealogical Society, the site offers a listing of Jewish Cemeteries in Richmond and Virginia including Beth-El Cemetery, the Hebrew Confederate Cemetery, Oakwood Hebrew Cemetery, and more.
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) -- Founded in 1889, the APVA is the oldest statewide preservation organization in the nation.
Virginia Aviation Museum -- A division of the Science Museum of Virginia, the Virginia Aviation Museum has numerous ongoing aerospace exhibits.
www.library.vcu.edu /jbc/speccoll/richmond.html   (2558 words)

  
 Virginia's Civil War Trails | Central | Richmond
Richmond was capital of the Confederate States of America from May 1861 until April 1865.
Virginia Historical Society, Boulevard and Kensington Avenue - Housed in what once was called the "Battle Abbey," the modern Virginia Historical Society features exhibits relating to all of Virginia's history.
Virginia State Capitol - Main building, inspired by Thomas Jefferson, housed both the Confederate and Virginia legislatures during the war.
www.civilwar-va.com /virginia/va-central/richmond.html   (2601 words)

  
 Richmond, Virginia at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The City of Richmond is surrounded by Henrico, Hanover, and Chesterfield Counties having a total metropolitan population of 1,126,262 in 2003.
Virginia State University is about 20 miles south of Richmond, in the suburb of Ettrick.
In modern times, Richmond's best-known native was tennis star and social activist Arthur Ashe.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Richmond,_Virginia.html   (526 words)

  
 Richmond International Raceway Complex
Richmond Raceway Complex is a sprawling, 800- acre, multi-purpose facility that is home to Richmond International Raceway and one of the most versatile special events sites in the country.
Richmond Raceway Complex offers ample parking for show and event guests as well as extensive on-site catering and audio visual services.
The Complex is located in Henrico County, Virginia, just minutes from downtown Richmond, VA and conveniently located near major highways including I95, I-64 and I-295.
www.richmondracewaycomplex.com   (400 words)

  
 Virginia Realtor & Real Estate Agent, Chesterfield, Realtor in Richmond Virginia
Richmond Virginia Real Estate (and vicinity) prices were up over 19.7% for the year, with the average price for a single family home at $249,142 and the median price (November 2005) at $214,500.
Virginia Beach real estate and Northern Virginia real estate prices continued to rise in 2005, with the November 2005 median price of a home in those areas at $208,600 and $441,400 respectively.
With the opening of the 288 corridor west of Richmond, the easy commute times from almost any job area to a Chesterfield County or Henrico County home make Richmond Virginia real estate more desirable than real estate in many other southern metropolitan areas.
www.relocatetorichmond.com   (548 words)

  
 Welcome to the Richmond Police Department
The Richmond Police Department is currently recruiting for its summer class and is encouraging local men and women to apply.
The Richmond Police Department is seeing an increase in armed robberies and is urging businesses and individuals to take all precautions possible to avoid becoming victims.
Richmond’s downtown area has seen a marked increase in the number of thefts from parked vehicles.
www.ci.richmond.va.us /police   (677 words)

  
 Civil War Traveler in Central Virginia
On to Richmond" was the battle cry of Northern politicians, military leaders and newspapermen as the war began.
The most direct road to Richmond was straight south.
The countryside west of the Tidewater and east of the Blue Ridge Mountains between Washington and Petersburg is the most bloodsoaked in the country.
www.civilwartraveler.com /virginia/va-central   (206 words)

  
 Richmond Virginia Real Estate - Richmond VA Real Estate - Brick Smith
Richmond Virginia homes are found in urban, suburban and exurban settings with styles ranging from country estates to urban townhouses.
Real Estate in Richmond, Virginia relies heavily upon its Colonial and Georgian roots, but an array of contemporary and transitional styles are also available.
Some of Richmond Virginia townhouses are quaint 19th or early 20th century row houses with their urban setting.
www.bricksmith.com   (398 words)

  
 Richmond.com / Richmond Virginia / Richmond VA- The Official Online City Portal
To Be Continued Richmond City Council introduces amendments to school board budget, moving the final budget vote to May 30.
Flags and Farewells Richmond's inaugural Memorial Day celebrations were among the first in the country.
A New Face in the Crowd A week after her appointment to Richmond School Board, Betsy Carr is anxious to get out into the community.
www.richmond.com   (1046 words)

  
 Virginia State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Virginia New Homes and Builders - iNest - iNest guide to new homes and builders - 1% buyer rebate program.
Virginia Apartments - Rent.com - Rent.com is a free, easy service.
The man holding a scourge and chain shows that he is a tyrant.
www.50states.com /virginia.htm   (257 words)

  
 Richmond, Virginia DUI Lawyer
The State of Virginia has attorneys acting in their best interests, why shouldn't you?
Edward Riley, IV, your Virginia DUI Lawyer, has over 13 years of experience acting in the best interests of his clients.
Motor Vehicle Points System including Virginia DUI Penalties
www.richmond-dui-lawyer.com   (163 words)

  
 Richmond, Virginia Web Design Services - Web Site Design Firms
This Richmond, Virginia web design service featured listing has received 352 unique visitors in the past three months.
This Richmond, Virginia web design service featured listing has received 285 unique visitors in the past three months.
Synapse Design is a Richmond, Virginia creative studio specializing in the creation of standards compliant websites incorporating html/xhtml, javascript, CSS, and flash, as well as audio, video, and photo editing/optimization for the web.
www.marketingtool.com /channel/webfirm/b.435.g.5648.html   (2088 words)

  
 Richmond History Center
The tour will focus on the layout of the grounds of the cemeteries, their eventual evolution to and use as parks, the artwork and symbolism of the tombstones, and the biographies of the notable tenants.
Artwork and artifacts will be drawn from the Valentine's permanent collection of hundreds of Dashiell items, reflecting her view of the Richmond landscape peopled by African American domestic workers, street and market vendors and aging Confederate veterans.
This exhibit is on view simultaneously at the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, University of Richmond Museums, the Boatwright Memorial Library, University of Richmond and the Valentine Richmond History Center.
www.valentinemuseum.com   (420 words)

  
 Richmond Hotels, Luxury Richmond Virginia Hotels, The Jefferson Hotel
A national historic landmark and a charter member of Historic Hotels of America, The Jefferson has been completely renovated to enhance the original beauty of her distinct architecture.
Reminiscent of a more gracious era, The Jefferson's legendary reputation for warm, friendly service and comfort represents excellence in Richmond Virginia.
Located in the heart of downtown Richmond Virginia, The Jefferson represents the ultimate in old-world charm, luxury and personalized guest relationships.
www.jefferson-hotel.com   (99 words)

  
 Welcome to BDPA Richmond!!
There is a warm glow over the Richmond Area this week.
Annette Yates, a local Richmond resident, was recently awarded the “Volunteer of the Year” award
BDPA is a global member focused organization that positions its members at the forefront of the IT industry.
www.bdparichmond.org   (113 words)

  
 Greater Richmond Chamber
Any business that has made a significant impact in the Greater Richmond Region (even your own) may be nominated.
Owner/Regional Developer for Apple Spice Junction, has had a warm reception in the Richmond market and looks forward to building strong relationships with Chamber businesses.
He sincerely appreciates the support, advice, and networking that he receives from the Chamber office as well as from the large and small businesses that make the Chamber special.
www.grcc.com   (279 words)

  
 Richmond, Virginia (VA) Blogs - Collecting the thoughts of Richmond, Virginia - RVABlogs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Elizabeth's for her show at Kent Gallery in NYC and Barbara for her show here in Richmond at the Hand.
Richmond, Virginia -- May 24, 2006 This post has been swirling around in my head for a week or more, but I couldn't make myself sit down and write until today, when I saw this post at Slate.
To Restore a House in Church Hill, Richmond, Virginia
www.rvablogs.com   (1051 words)

  
 Civil War Richmond
Welcome to Civil War Richmond, an online research project designed to collect documents, photographs, and maps pertaining to Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War.
Because there is so much information regarding the hospitals and prisons in Richmond, these have been given their own sections - the "other sites" section deals with other important topics, including: battery defenses, cemeteries, industry, and civilian activity.
The "events" section covers events in Richmond that do not relate to a particular site.
www.mdgorman.com   (115 words)

  
 Richmond Virginia Apartments For Rent | Richmond Apartment Rentals | Apartments.com
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We can help you to discover the perfect Richmond apartment rental by using precise search criteria such as: price, number of bedrooms, type of housing, type of listing, as well as apartment and community features.
richmond.apartments.com   (197 words)

  
 Richmond Virginia Real Estate listings and guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Richmond offers diversity in culture, history, and in real estate.
Use this as your guide to Richmond homes for sale, current and past real estate listings, and information about real estate, buying, selling, neighborhoods, schools, and the news that impacts real estate.
Whether you are buying or selling a home, need a REALTOR® or just looking for information about Richmond and the Central Virginia area, you're home.
www.richmondsbesthomes.com   (77 words)

  
 Powhatan and Western Richmond Virginia real estate listings, home buying, selling and relocation information - ...
As a top Powhatan and Richmond, VA Realtor, I have the experience and track record you are looking for.
Most homeowners are keenly aware of the interest tax deduction on their home loan, but there are many other tax breaks which are often overlooked at income tax time.
Her active involvement in her community, the Richmond Board of Realtors and the Homebuilders Association of Richmond keeps her up to date on important issues impacting today's buyers and sellers.
www.lummiejones.com   (2040 words)

  
 Richmond, Virginia (VA) Detailed Profile - travel and real estate info, jobs, hotels, hospitals, weather, schools, ...
Richmond, Virginia (VA) Detailed Profile - travel and real estate info, jobs, hotels, hospitals, weather, schools, crime,...
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Richmond, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
www.city-data.com /city/Richmond-Virginia.html   (1756 words)

  
 Home - The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Richmond and Central Virginia (TCF) makes charitable giving easy, flexible and effective by connecting donors to the causes in the community they care about.
View a complete listing of the grants awarded by The Community Foundation, the Richmond Eye and Ear Fund and the Sheltering Arms Fund in Spring 2006.
People who read literature for pleasure are three times as likely to volunteer in their communities,...
www.tcfrichmond.org   (202 words)

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