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Richmond Essential Info


Richmond is the capital city in Virginia, a commonwealth in the South Region of the United States of America. Richmond has a population of 214,000 and the adjacent counties of Henrico and Chesterfield combine to create a local population of more than 1,250,000 people.

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Mar-Jun, Sep-Oct

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72 °F

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Fun Facts

  1. Pocahontas once lived in what is now Henricus Historical Park in Richmond.
  2. Writer Edgar Allen Poe grew up in Richmond.
  3. Rat basketball is actually a spectator sport at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond.
  4. Patrick Henry’s famous “Give me liberty or give me death” speech was made in Richmond.

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