Map of Virginia

Virginia is nicknamed “The Old Dominion”, as it was established as the first permanent English Colony in 1607. Officially the city is known as the Commonwealth of Virginia.

This reference map of Virginia is a handy reference piece ideal for map collectors and travel enthusiasts. It presents an overview of the urban space and provides valuable geographic information. The topography transportation network, names of many cities and state boundaries, feature in the map with accuracy.

It also highlights the cityscape of settlements like Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Petersburg, Hampton Roads, Roanoke, Williamsburg and Richmond. A separate inset draws out the details of southwestern Virginia and the National Capital Washington DC.

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Virginia is nicknamed “The Old Dominion”, as it was established as the first permanent English Colony in 1607. Officially the city is known as the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The map of Virginia depicts the urban layout of the state with rich imagery designed in planimetric style. The state capitals, major towns and cities are named and accurately marked in the map with readable fonts. Route charts of interstate, national and state highways are illustrated with specific numbering and color coded thread markings.

Freeways, tolls ways and other major roads are also drawn out clearly. Terrain features are marked with preciseness and captioned with clarity. Airports locations, rail routes, national parks, state parks, recreational areas and other points of interest are indicated for easy understanding. Separate frames highlight an elaborate know-how of cities which include Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Petersburg, Hampton Roads, Roanoke, Williamsburg and State capital Richmond.

A separate inset draws out the details of southwestern Virginia and the National Capital Washington DC.. The map is also furnished with two informative indices, a distance chart, miniature map of the US indicating the placement of Virginia along with a digitized flag of the State.

This visual organizer also furnishes detailed information on towns/ cities and counties laid out in a tabular form. An additional chart provides the driving distances measured in miles, between towns and cities. An elaborate key table simplifies symbolic data like national highways, state highways, important settlement, airports, national park, state park etc. A state Flag and national placement of the Virginia in national layout our other interesting details of this map design.

  • Where is Virginia on the map?

    The state of Virginia is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. Virginia is bordered by Maryland in the north and the National capital Washington DC to the east on the southern shore of the Potomac River. North Carolina and Tennessee can be seen boarding the state from the south and the southwest Kentucky lies to the west and the Atlantic Ocean can be placed on the east. West Virginia bounds the state from two sides, north and west respectively.

  • Key Table

    The key table elaborates symbolic data like national parks, State parks, military areas, highways, important roads, airports, County boundaries and other details and other details of the title frame.

  • Region Location on map of Virginia

    According to the USCB the State of Virginia is located in the southern Region and falls under the South Atlantic in Division 5. The other States under this division are Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia.

  • Counties in Virginia

    Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 38 independent cities. Virginia treats its cities and Counties at par with each other. Fairfax County is the most populous county in the state followed by Prince William County.

  • Zip Code of Virginia

    The Zip Code range of the state of Virginia is 20101-26886.

  • Time Zone in Virginia

    Virginia falls under the Eastern Time Zone and observes the Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

Major cities of Virginia

The map feature includes four informative insets of major urban settlements of the state. Each frame is complete with latest street information, military installation, rail routes and airports. Accurate locations of landmarks, notable architecture, historical sites, utility and civic centers are indicated with clarity. Parks and forest areas are easily recognizable in each frame with green patches and specified symbols elaborated in the legend. Two separate insets bring out the detailed layout southwestern Virginia and National Capital Washington DC.

  • City Inset of Richmond

    Richmond is an independent city and the capital of the state of Virginia. It is the fourth most populous city and the third most populous metropolitan of the state. The city is geographically located in the Piedmont region at the fall line of James River. Richmond is home to many historical sites, museums, monuments, parks and recreational areas.

    Some of the notable sites are Virginia Historical Society, Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond National Battlefield Park, St John’s Church, Universities and Utility Centers. Richmond is served by Interstate highways 64, 195, 295 and Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike. Other US Highways, State Highways and other roads form a part of the intricate street layout. Highways are numbered and color coded for easy understanding. Airport locations are indicated along with passenger rail routes.

  • City Inset of Charlottesville

    Charlottesville is named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg, the last queen of Virginia and the wife of George III. It is an independent city and also the county seat of Albemarle which makes it very unique. Charlottesville is home to two American presidents, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Monticello, a primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson is a UNESCO world Heritage site and attracts many tourists.

    Other points of interest include the First United Methodist Church, University of Virginia, homes of Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and James Madison. Utilities, notable buildings and points of interest are marked with readable fonts for easy understanding The street layout enables the fastest possible orientation of the city. The two main highways passing through the city are Interstate 64 and US Route 29. Rail routes and airport locations are also marked out on the frame.

  • City Inset of Petersburg

    Petersburg is an independent city but it is combined with Dinwiddie County for statistical purposes. It is located on the banks of the Appomattox River, a tributary of the James River. The Petersburg National Battlefield Park preserves the sites related to American Civil War siege of Petersburg. Many 18th and 19th century architecture adorns the city and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Parks, recreational areas and notable buildings can be placed on the frame with ease. The City is served by Interstate highways 85 and 95 and US Routes 1, 301 and 460. Airports and rail routes are also drawn out on the frame.

  • City Inset of Hampton Roads

    Hampton Roads metropolitan area is located in southeastern Virginia. Hampton road is known for it’s the large military installations, harbor, shipyards, beaches and waterfront. Hampton Road is one of the world largest natural Harbors and comprises Elizabeth, James, Nansemond and other smaller rivers which flow into the Chesapeake Bay.

    The area encompasses many historical sites and attractions. Botanical Gardens, Zoological Parks, First Landing State Park, False Cape State Park, the Historic Triangle, Jamestown National Historic site and other points of interest are indicated on the frame with clarity. Hampton Roads has an intricate layout of highways. Interstate 64, 264,464,564,and 664 serve the area. Highway network is numbered, whereas tollways, thoroughfares, intersections, beltways, bridges tunnels can be easily identified. Passenger rail route and airport locations can also be identified at a glance.

  • City Inset of Roanoke

    Known as the “Star City of The South'', is the largest municipality in southwest Virginia. It is an independent city located in the Roanoke Valley. Mill Mountain and the Roanoke River can be placed within the city. Points of interest within the city are the Science Museum, Planetarium and Taubman Museum of Art. Interstate 581 is the primary road of the city. . Other roads include interstate 81,US Route 460 and other state highways. The highway system is numbered for reference. Airport locations are marked along with elaborate networks of passenger railroads.

  • City Inset of Williamsburg

    Williamsburg is located on the Virginian Peninsula. The city was named in honor of King William III of England after it was declared as the Capital of the Colony in 1699. The city holds the second oldest institute of higher education in the nation, College of William and Mary which is one of the colonial colleges. Much of the sites of interest in the city are based on historical events in colonial Williamsburg. Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg form a part of the historic triangle.

    Some notable features of the city are Capitol Building, Bruton Parish Church, botanical garden, museum, parks and recreational areas. Interstate 64 and US route 60 connect the city to the rest of the state. All highways are numbered and airports indicated for quick reference.

  • City Inset of Lynchburg

    Lynchburg is an independent city located on the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is known as the “City of Seven Hills”. It is the fifth largest Metropolitan and Statistical Area of the state. Lynchburg is home to many educational institutions like Liberty University, Lynchburg University, Virginia University of Lynchburg and many more.

    Other sites of interest are the Appomattox Court house which is the site of the Battle of Appomattox Court House. Crabtree Falls, James River Heritage Trail, Blackwater Creek and Smith Mountain Lake. US Route 29,501 and 221 server the city along with Amtrak Passenger Rail Service, Lynchburg Regional Airport, Greyhound Bus lines and intercity rail.

Index

A tabular index on cities and counties and distance markers based on accurate information and map data helps locate all towns and cities on the map.

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