With so much to offer, from arts, and restaurants to outdoor activities, nightlife, micro-breweries, great schools and more, you are bound to find the perfect community in the Greater Richmond Area to meet the needs of your lifestyle!
Richmond is the Capitalof the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located at the fall line of the James River, the City of Richmond is surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties. Richmond is situated at the intersections of Interstates 95 and 64, and is encircled by Interstate 295 and VA State Route 288. Richmond is known for its diversity, eclectic flare and rich history. The City of Richmond has a long legacy of historic significance. Founded in 1737, Richmond became the Capital of Virginia in 1780. During the Revolutionary War Richmond’s St.John’s Church was were Patrick Henry delivered his famous "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, it was the Capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War, and in the 20th century Richmond was one of the first cities in the world to have a successful streetcar system. With hundreds of shops, boutiques and restaurants, Richmond is a true Virginia destination. The city’s music scene, numerous galleries and its close relationship with Virginia Commonwealth University make Richmond a real attraction for musicians, artists and students. Some popular Richmond neighborhoods include Carytown, The Fan, the Museum District, Byrd Park & Shockoe Bottom.Read More ▾
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