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Encyclopedia > Bristol, Virginia
Bristol, Virginia
Seal of Bristol, Virginia
Seal
Motto: A Good Place to Live
Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music
Map
Location of Bristol, Virginia
Political Statistics
County Independent city
Mayor To Be Determined
Geographic Statistics
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

34.1 km² (13.2 mi²)

0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) 2.05% 
Population
 - City (2000)
 - Density

17,367
519.8/km² 
Time zone Eastern (UTC: –5)
Coordinates
WGS-84 (GPS)
36.6111° N 82.1762° W
Website: www.bristolva.org

Bristol is an independent city located in Virginia, bounded by Washington County, Virginia and Sullivan County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 17,367. It is the twin city of Bristol, Tennessee, just across the state line, which runs down the middle of its main street, State Street. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Bristol, Virginia with Washington county for statistical purposes. Along with Kingsport, Tennessee and Johnson City, Tennessee the Bristols form the Tri-Cities. Image File history File links City Seal This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization. ... A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Tom is short for Thomas). ... Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias VA county maps by Seth Ilys. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... An independent city is a city that does not form part of another local government entity. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The 22nd United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... UTC also stands for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time, the basis for civil time, differs by an integral number of seconds from atomic time and a fractional number of seconds from UT1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ... GPS satellite in orbit, image courtesy NASA GPS redirects here. ... An independent city is a city that does not form part of another local government entity. ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Richmond Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 110,862 km²  - Width 320 km  - Length 690 km  - % water 7. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Twin cities are two towns or cities that are geographically close to each other and may seem to form a single unit, often referred to collectively. ... Bristol is a city located in Sullivan County, Tennessee. ... The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that provides a comprehensive statistical picture of the economy of the United States. ... Kingsport is a city located in Sullivan County, Tennessee. ... Johnson City is a city located primarily in Washington County, Tennessee; however a small part of the city is located within Carter County, Tennessee. ... Bristol, Tennessee, Bristol, Virginia, Kingsport, Tennessee and Johnson City, Tennessee form the Tri-Cities. ...

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Geography

Bristol is located at 36°36'40" North, 82°10'34" West (36.611116, -82.176193)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 34.1 km² (13.2 mi²). 33.4 km² (12.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.05% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 17,367 people, 7,678 households, and 4,798 families residing in the city. The population density was 519.8/km² (1,346.4/mi²). There were 8,469 housing units at an average density of 253.5/km² (656.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.54% White, 5.57% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 0.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Hispanic, as used in the United States, is one of several terms used to categorize US citizens, permanent residents and temporary immigrants, whose background hail either from the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America or relating to a Spanish-speaking culture. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 7,678 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.78. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 82.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $27,389, and the median income for a family was $34,266. Males had a median income of $28,420 versus $20,967 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,311. 16.2% of the population and 13.2% of families were below the poverty line. 25.8% of those under the age of 18 and 12.4% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

As of February 27, 2006, the following individuals were major figures in Bristol's government:

  • Councilmember Harold C. Leonard
  • Councilmember Farnham Jarrard
  • City Manager Paul Spangler
  • Assistant City Manager Bill Dennison
  • City Attorney Walt Bressler
  • City Clerk Steve Allen
  • Councilmember James F. Rector
  • Councilmember Frank Goodpasture, III
  • Councilmember Fred T. Bowman
  • Note: The Mayor of Bristol, Virginia, Douglas R. Weberling, was defeated for re-election on May 2, 2006. The City Council will determine the new mayor and vice mayor at it's next meeting.

Technology

Despite its relatively small size, Bristol, Virginia boasts one of the most advanced broadband networks in the country. Bristol Virginia Utilities, BVU OptiNet (BVU) started planning a fiber optic deployment in the city in the late 1990’s. By the year 2001, BVU had been granted approval by the City Council of Bristol for a full deployment of a Fiber to the premises (FTTP or FTTU, fiber to the user). This project was to offer competition to local incumbents and provide broadband Internet, cable TV, and telephone service to the residents of Bristol. This deployment was one of the first of its kind in the United States and was widely watched by the telecommunications industry. A system known as Passive optical network (PON) was successfully deployed to over 6000 customers in a matter of 2 years. Optical fibers Fiber to the premises (FTTP) or Fiber to the home (FTTH) refers to a broadband telecommunications system based on fiber-optic cables and associated optical electronics for delivery of multiple advanced services such as the triple play of telephone, broadband Internet and television to homes and businesses. ... A Passive Optical Network (PON) is a point-to-multipoint, fiber to the premises network architecture in which unpowered optical splitters are used to enable a single optical fiber to serve multiple premises, typically 32. ...


Today, Bristol Virginia is still one of only a few FTTU deployments in the country with a significant amount of customers online. Bristol’s twin, Bristol Tennessee is also deploying a FTTU system similar to their neighbors across the state line.


Professional Sports

Bristol hosts the Bristol White Sox baseball team of the Appalachian League. Chicago White Sox American League AAA Charlotte Knights AA Birmingham Barons A Winston-Salem Warthogs Kannapolis Intimidators R Bristol White Sox Great Falls White Sox The Bristol White Sox are a minor league baseball team in Bristol, Virginia, USA. They are a Class R team in the Appalachian League, and... The Appalachian League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the Virginia and Tennessee region. ...


Television Stations

WCYB-TV in Bristol, VA (NBC Channel 5) WCYB is a television station in Bristol, Virginia It is owned by Bluestone Television Categories: | ...


External links

Coordinates: 36.611116° N -82.176193° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

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Commonwealth of Virginia
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State Capital:

Richmond Nickname: River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra Official website: http://www. ...

Regions:

Appomattox Basin | Eastern Shore | Middle Peninsula | Northern Neck | Piedmont | Ridge-and-valley Appalachians | Southside Virginia | Tidewater Appomattox Basin is a region of Virginia, United States. ... The Eastern Shore of Virginia is on the Atlantic Coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... The Middle Peninsula is, as its name implies, the middle of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. ... The Northern Neck is the northernmost of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, USA. This peninsula is bounded by the Potomac River on the north and the Rappahannock River on the south. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... The Ridge-and-valley Appalachians are a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from northern New Jersey westward into Pennsylvania and southward into Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. ... Southside is the colloquial name given to a broad swath of southeastern and/or south-central Virginia. ... The Tidewater region of Virginia is the southeastern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia, centered on Hampton Roads. ...

Major Metros:

Richmond | Roanoke | Virginia Beach/Hampton Roads | Washington, D.C./Northern Richmond-Petersburg is a region located in a central part of the state of Virginia in the United States. ... Aerial of Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke (The Star City of the South) is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Hampton Roads, from state map of pre-civil war Virginia circa 1858 Hampton Roads is the name of both a body of water and the land areas which surround it in southeastern Virginia in the United States. ... Northern Virginia is a regional area consisting of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford counties and the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, and Manassas Park. ...

Smaller Urban Centers:

Abingdon | Blacksburg | Bristol, Tennessee | Charlottesville | Danville | Fredericksburg | Front Royal | Harrisonburg | Lynchburg | Martinsville | Radford | Staunton | Suffolk | Warrenton | Waynesboro | Winchester Motto: Nickname: Founded Incorporated 1776   County Washington County Borough Parrish Mayor Lois Humphreys Area  - Total  - Water 21. ... Blacksburg is a town located in Montgomery County, Virginia. ... In Tennessee, the name Tri-Cities refers to the region surrounding the cities of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1762 Incorporated Independent City Mayor David Brown Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 177. ... Danville is an independent city located in Virginia, bounded by Pittsylvania County, Virginia and Caswell County, North Carolina. ... Fredericksburg is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia, 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 55 miles north of Richmond, Virginia. ... Front Royal is a town located in Warren County, Virginia. ... Harrisonburg is an independent city within the confines of Rockingham County in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... Martinsville is an independent city located within the confines of Henry County, Virginia. ... Radford is an independent city located in Virginia. ... West Beverley Street in downtown Staunton Staunton is an independent city within the confines of Augusta County in the state of Virginia. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1742 Incorporated Independent city Mayor Bobby L. Ralph Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 1,111. ... Street scene, Warrenton, Virginia, ca. ... Downtown Waynesboro showing Main Street, as well as the scar on the mountain prior to being seeded. ... Winchester is a city located in the state of Virginia. ...

Counties:

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 Accomack County is a county located in the state of Virginia, USA. As of 2000, the population is 38,305. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed Seat Charlottesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,881 km² (726 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Alleghany County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Amelia County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Amherst County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Appomattox County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Arlington County is an urban county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the U.S., directly across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. Originally part of the District of Columbia, by an act of Congress July 9, 1846, this area south of the Potomac was retroceded to Virginia effective... Augusta County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Bath County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Bland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Botetourt County, Virginia, from 1895 state map Botetourt County is a county of the state of Virginia. ... Brunswick County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Buchanan County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Buckingham County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Caroline County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1619 Seat Charles City Area  - Total  - Water 529 km² (204 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 10. ... Charlotte County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Chesterfield County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1836 Seat Berryville Area  - Total  - Water 462 km² (178 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Craig County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Culpeper County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Dickenson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Dinwiddie County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Essex County is a county located in the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Official website: http://www. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1759 Seat Warrenton Area  - Total  - Water 1,687 km² (651 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Floyd County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Fluvanna County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Franklin County is a county located in the United States state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1743 Seat Winchester Area  - Total  - Water 1,076 km² (416 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Giles County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1651 Seat Gloucester Area  - Total  - Water 746 km² (288 mi²) 185 km² (71 mi²) 24. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1727 Seat Goochland Area  - Total  - Water 751 km² (290 mi²) 14 km² (6 mi²) 1. ... Grayson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Greene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. ... Greensville County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1752 Seat Halifax Area  - Total  - Water 2,149 km² (830 mi²) 27 km² (10 mi²) 1. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1720 Seat Hanover Area  - Total  - Water 1,228 km² (474 mi²) 4 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Richmond Area  - Total  - Water 634 km² (245 mi²) 17 km² (7 mi²) 2. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Highland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Isle of Wight Area  - Total  - Water 940 km² (363 mi²) 121 km² (47 mi²) 12. ... James City County, Virginia as shown on 1895 map James City County (formally, the County of James City) is a county located on the Virginia Peninsula, in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... King and Queen County is a county located in the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1720 Seat King George Area  - Total  - Water 486 km² (188 mi²) 20 km² (8 mi²) 4. ... King William County is a county located on the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Lancaster County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Loudoun County, Virginia is part of the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1742 Seat Louisa Area  - Total  - Water 1,323 km² (511 mi²) 35 km² (14 mi²) 2. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1746 Seat Lunenburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,120 km² (432 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Mathews County is a county located on the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1765 Seat Boydton Area  - Total  - Water 1,759 km² (679 mi²) 143 km² (55 mi²) 8. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1673 Seat Saluda Area  - Total  - Water 546 km² (211 mi²) 208 km² (80 mi²) 38. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1772 Seat Christiansburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,005 km² (388 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Nelson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... New Kent County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Northampton County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Northumberland County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. ... Nottoway County is a county located in the state of Virginia, USA. As of 2000, the population is 15,725. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1734 Seat Orange Area  - Total  - Water 889 km² (343 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Page County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1791 Seat Stuart Area  - Total  - Water 1,258 km² (486 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... Pittsylvania County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Powhatan County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1754 Seat Farmville Area  - Total  - Water 916 km² (354 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed Seat Prince George Area  - Total  - Water 730 km² (282 mi²) 42 km² (16 mi²) 5. ... Prince William County is a county located in the state of Virginia, USA. As of 2000, the population is 280,813. ... Pulaski County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Rappahannock County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Richmond County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. ... Roanoke County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Rockbridge County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1778 Seat Harrisonburg Area  - Total  - Water 2,210 km² (853 mi²) 6 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Russell County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Shenandoah County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1832 Seat Marion Area  - Total  - Water 1,171 km² (452 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Southampton County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Spotsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Stafford County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Surry County is a county located in the south-eastern part of the state of Virginia. ... Sussex County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed December 20, 1799 Seat Tazewell Area  - Total  - Water 1,347 km² (520 mi²) 0 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Westmoreland County is a county located in the Northern Neck of the state of Virginia. ... Wise County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1790 Seat Wytheville Area  - Total  - Water 1,200 km² (463 mi²) 4 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Yorktown Area  - Total  - Water 558 km² (216 mi²) 285 km² (110 mi²) 50. ...

Independent Cities:

Alexandria | Bedford | Bristol | Buena Vista | Charlottesville | Chesapeake | 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 Old Town Alexandria, viewed from the west, as seen from the observation deck of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. ... Bedford is an independent city located within the confines of Bedford County in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Buena Vista, pronounced Byoona Vista by locals, despite the correct Spanish pronunciation, is an independent city located within the confines of Rockbridge County in the state of Virginia. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1762 Incorporated Independent City Mayor David Brown Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 177. ... Chesapeake is an independent city located in the South Hampton Roads region of eastern Virginia in the United States. ... Colonial Heights is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Covington is an independent city within the confines of Alleghany County in the state of Virginia. ... Danville is an independent city located in Virginia, bounded by Pittsylvania County, Virginia and Caswell County, North Carolina. ... Emporia is an independent city located within the confines of Greensville County in Virginia. ... Fairfax is an independent city located within the confines of Fairfax County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Falls Church is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded Incorporated Independent city Mayor James P. Councill Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 21. ... Fredericksburg is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia, 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 55 miles north of Richmond, Virginia. ... Galax is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... On September 17, 1861, Mrs. ... Harrisonburg is an independent city within the confines of Rockingham County in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Waterfront at City Point, Virginia (now Hopewell) in 1865 Hopewell is an independent city in the state of Virginia. ... Lexington is an independent city within the confines of Rockbridge County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... Manassas is an independent city located in the state of Virginia. ... Manassas Park is a city located in Virginia. ... Martinsville is an independent city located within the confines of Henry County, Virginia. ... Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia from space, July 1996 (Newport News is seen in the lower left quadrant) Newport News is an independent city located in Virginia. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Norton is an independent city within the confines of Wise County in the state of Virginia. ... Map Political Statistics County Independent city Mayor Annie M. Mickens Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 60. ... Poquoson is an independent city located on the Virginia Peninsula, in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. ... Map Political Statistics Founded 1752 County Independent city Mayor Dr. James W. Holley III Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 120. ... Radford is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Nickname: River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra Official website: http://www. ... Aerial of Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke (The Star City of the South) is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Salem is an independent city located in Virginia, bordered by the city of Roanoke and Roanoke County. ... West Beverley Street in downtown Staunton Staunton is an independent city within the confines of Augusta County in the state of Virginia. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1742 Incorporated Independent city Mayor Bobby L. Ralph Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 1,111. ... Official website: http://www. ... Downtown Waynesboro showing Main Street, as well as the scar on the mountain prior to being seeded. ... Nickname: The Burg Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Winchester is a city located in the state of Virginia. ...


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