Richmond City of Richmond, Virginia

Richmond: Capital city of Virginia, United States

About

Richmond is a city located in the county of City of Richmond in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 204,214 and a population density of 1,262 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 232,226 inhabitants.

The city was created 415 years ago in 1606.

Richmond Quick Facts

Population : 232,226 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Richmond
Different from : Richmond County, Richmond County, Richmond County, Richmond County
Twitter username : CityRichmondVA
Phone Area Codes : 804
Area : 161.82 km2
Official name : Richmond
Named for : Richmond
Altitude : 1,499 feet / 457 meters
Capital city : Richmond is capital of Virginia, Confederate States of America
Establishment : January 01, 1607 (415 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 02:53:15 (21st January 2022)
Postal code : 23173
Density : 1,435 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.06% (2010-2020)
Richmond locator map
Location of Richmond on Virginia map.
Falls of the James  Downtown Richmond  Virginia  2008 image
Falls of the James Downtown Richmond Virginia 2008
Falls of the James  Downtown Richmond  Virginia  2008 image

Geography

Richmond is located at 37°33'14"N 77°27'37"W (37.5537600, -77.4602600).

Richmond map

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Richmond has 1 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Richmond increased by 12.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 204,214 - census
2011 206,391 1.05% estimation process
2012 210,794 2.09% estimation process
2013 213,860 1.43% estimation process
2014 217,044 1.47% estimation process
2015 220,856 1.73% estimation process
2016 225,369 2% estimation process
2017 227,230 0.82% estimation process
2018 229,221 0.87% estimation process
2019 230,436 0.53% estimation process
2020 232,226 0.77% estimation process

Richmond zip code is 23173. County name: Richmond, County fips: 51760

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Best Things to Do in Richmond

1 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Rating: 4.8 (6678)

200 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220, United States ➦ Show Map

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

2 Maymont

Rating: 4.8 (6125)

1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220, United States ➦ Show Map

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Maymont

3 Science Museum of Virginia

Rating: 4.7 (3542)

2500 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220, United States ➦ Show Map

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Science Museum of Virginia

4 Rockwood Park

Rating: 4.6 (2386)

3401 Courthouse Rd, Richmond, VA 23236, United States ➦ Show Map

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Rockwood Park

5 Maymont Japanese Garden

Rating: 4.8 (2216)

1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220, United States ➦ Show Map

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Maymont Japanese Garden

Where ot Eat in Richmond

1 The Cheesecake Factory

Rating: 4.1 (3076)

11800 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23233, United States ➦ Show Map

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The Cheesecake Factory

2 McDonald's

Rating: 3.6 (1797)

5925 Hopkins Rd, Richmond, VA 23234, United States ➦ Show Map

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McDonald's

3 CMX CinéBistro at Stony Point Fashion Park

Rating: 4.5 (1461)

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CMX CinéBistro at Stony Point Fashion Park

4 Chuck E. Cheese

Rating: 4.2 (1305)

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Chuck E. Cheese

5 Buffalo Wild Wings

Rating: 3.5 (1221)

1501 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219, United States ➦ Show Map

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Buffalo Wild Wings

Where to Stay in Richmond

1 Omni Richmond Hotel

Rating: 4.3 (2182)

100 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219, United States ➦ Show Map

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Omni Richmond Hotel

2 Hilton Richmond Downtown

Rating: 4.4 (1512)

501 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hilton Richmond Downtown

3 Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump

Rating: 4.5 (1412)

12042 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23233, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump

4 Red Roof Inn Richmond South

Rating: 3.2 (999)

4350 Commerce Rd, Richmond, VA 23234, United States ➦ Show Map

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Red Roof Inn Richmond South

5 Wingate by Wyndham Richmond Short Pump

Rating: 3.7 (662)

13991 N Gayton Rd, Richmond, VA 23233, United States ➦ Show Map

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Wingate by Wyndham Richmond Short Pump

Other Places in Richmond

1 Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

Rating: 2.3 (63)

9960 Mayland Dr #400, Richmond, VA 23233, United States ➦ Show Map

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Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

2 City of Richmond Virginia (City Hall)

Rating: 2.9 (40)

900 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219 ➦ Show Map

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City of Richmond Virginia (City Hall)

3 Virginia Department of Health

Rating: 1.6 (33)

109 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219, United States ➦ Show Map

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Virginia Department of Health

4 Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources

Rating: 3.5 (26)

7870 Villa Park Dr #400, Richmond, VA 23228, United States ➦ Show Map

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Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources

5 Virginia Department of Health Professions

Rating: 2.2 (23)

9960 Mayland Dr suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233, United States ➦ Show Map

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Virginia Department of Health Professions

6 Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Rating: 2.3 (9)

1220 Bank St, Richmond, VA 23219, United States ➦ Show Map

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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

7 Virginia Department of Labor and Industry

Rating: 2.5 (8)

600 E Main St #207, Richmond, VA 23219, United States ➦ Show Map

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8 CoStar - Richmond Office

Rating: 5 (8)

501 S 5th St, Richmond, VA 23219, United States ➦ Show Map

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CoStar - Richmond Office

9 Dept Of Veterans Affairs

Rating: 4.3 (7)

1201 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond, VA 23249 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond, VA 23249, United States ➦ Show Map

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10 Insurance Commissioner

Rating: 2.8 (6)

1300 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219, United States ➦ Show Map

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People born in Richmond (200)

People born in Richmond, including actress Shirley MacLaine, actor, producer, screenwriter and director Warren Beatty, English mathematician Arthur Cayley, .

List

  • Virgil Goode (American politician) he was born in 17/10/1946
  • Leonard Ware (American musician) he was born in 28/12/1909
  • K. C. Rivers (American professional basketball player) he was born in 01/03/1987
  • Eddie Johnson (racecar driver) he was born in 10/02/1919
  • Olive Borden (actress (1906-1947)) she was born in 14/07/1906
  • William Priddy (volleyball player) he was born in 01/10/1977
  • Jason Mraz (American singer-songwriter) he was born in 23/06/1977
  • James T. Jones (American politician (1832-1895)) he was born in 20/07/1832
  • Tom Wolfe (American author and journalist) he was born in 02/03/1930
  • Aimee Mann (American indie rock singer-songwriter (born 1960)) she was born in 08/09/1960
  • Mickie James (American professional wrestler, model and singer) she was born in 31/08/1979
  • Francis J. Parater (American Catholic seminarian) he was born in 10/10/1897
  • Everett Stanley Luttrell (American mycologist (1916–1988)) he was born in 10/01/1916
  • Dorothy Height (American activist (1912-2010)) she was born in 24/03/1912
  • James W. Christy (American astronomer) he was born in 15/09/1938
  • Moses Jacob Ezekiel (American sculptor) he was born in 28/10/1844
  • Oliver Hill (American lawyer) he was born in 01/05/1907
  • Hunter Parrish (American actor) he was born in 13/05/1987

Schools in Richmond

College & universities near Richmond, VA

Code Name City ZIP
234030 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond (VA) 23284-2512
234164 Virginia Union University Richmond (VA) 23220
233842 Union Presbyterian Seminary Richmond (VA) 23227
382957 Fortis College-Richmond Richmond (VA) 23230
233374 University of Richmond University of Richmond (VA) 23173

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Richmond, VA

Code Name Address Type
RVM Richmond Main Street Station 1500 East Main Street RAIL
RVR Richmond Staples Mill Road station 7519 Staples Mill Road RAIL
ASD Ashland 112 North Railroad Avenue RAIL
PTB Petersburg station 3516 South Street RAIL
WBG Williamsburg Transportation Center 468 North Boundary Street RAIL

Post offices near Richmond

Post Office Name City ZIP
Saunder Post Office Richmond (VA) 23220
Bellevue Carrier Annex Post Office Richmond (VA) 23232
Capitol Carrier Annex Post Office Richmond (VA) 23232
Northside Carrier Annex Post Office Richmond (VA) 23232
Richmond Post Office Richmond (VA) 23232

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Distance to Other Cities

Richmond distances to largest Virginia cities