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Virginia became the 10th state on June 25, 1788. Richmond is the state capital. There are currently counties each with a courthouse and Independent Cities with courthouses.

 

 

Click on a county below to learn more:

Accomack  Albemarle Alleghany  Amelia Amherst 
Appomattox Arlington  Augusta Bath  Bedford
Bland  Botetourt  Brunswick  Buchanan Buckingham
Campbell  Caroline  Carroll  Charles City  Charlotte 
Chesterfield  Clarke  Craig Culpeper  Cumberland
Dickenson  Dinwiddie Essex  Fairfax Fauquier
Floyd Fluvanna Franklin  Frederick Giles
Gloucester  Goochland Grayson Greene  Greensville
Halifax Hanover  Henrico Henry  Highland 
Isle of Wight  James City  King and Queen  King George  King William
Lancaster  Lee  Loudoun  Louisa  Lunenburg
Madison Mathews  Mecklenburg  Middlesex Montgomery
Nelson  New Kent  Northampton  Northumberland  Nottoway 
Orange Page  Patrick Pittsylvania  Powhatan
Prince Edward  Prince George Prince William Pulaski Rappahannock
Richmond Roanoke  Rockbridge  Rockingham Russell 
Scott Shenandoah Smyth  Southampton  Spotsylvania 
Stafford  Surry Sussex Tazewell Warren 
Washington  Westmoreland Wise Wythe  York


Independent Cities

Alexandria Bristol  Buena Vista Chesapeake
Clifton Forge Colonial Heights Covington Danville Emporia
Fairfax Falls Church Franklin Fredericksburg Galax
Hampton Harrisonburg Hopewell Lexington Lynchburg
Manassas Manassas Park Martinsville Newport News Norfolk
Norton Petersburg Poquoson Portsmouth Radford
Richmond Roanoke Salem Staunton Suffolk
Virginia Beach Waynesboro Williamsburg Winchester  

 


Virginia Court of Appeals

Virginia Supreme Court

Fredericksburg

 

Highest Point – Mount Rogers ( 5,729 feet ) is located in Grayson County and Smyth County

Lowest Point  – Atlantic Ocean ( sea level ) 

 

Oldest Courthouse still in use – King William County (1725)

Oldest Former Courthouse – Charles City County (1740)

 

State House – Richmond

 

Governor Mansion – Richmond