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Virginia

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Capital
Richmond
Became a State
June 25, 1788 (10th)
Location
southeastern United States
Area
42,774 sq. miles (35th)
Population
8,001,024 (12th)
Major Cities
Virginia Beach, Richmond, Norfolk, Alexandria, Chesapeake, Roanoke, Suffolk
Products
cattle, tobacco, peanuts, tomatoes, hay, sweet potatoes, poultry, coal, lumber
Climate
part of the state is humid subtropical climate - in the mountainous areas,
climate becomes humid tropical with hot summers and mild wild winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 34 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Major Waterways
Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River Atlantic Intracostal Waterway
James River, Rappahannock River, Shenandoah River
Most Famous Citizens
George Washington (United States President)
Thomas Jefferson (United States President)
James 
Madison (United States President)
James Monroe (United States President)
William Henry 
Harrison (United States President)
John Tyler (United States President)
Zachary Taylor (United States President)

Woodrow Wilson (United States President)
Willa Cather (author)
Pocohonatas (Indian woman)
Cyrus McCormick (inventor) 
Booker T. 
Washington (educator)
Henry Clay (statesman)
Robert E. Lee (Confederate 
Soldier)
Richard E. Byrd (polar explorer)
Ella Fitzgerald (singer)
Patrick Henry (statesman)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fox Hound
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Swallowtail Butterfly 

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Fast Facts Resources

Wikipedia
50 States.com
Virginia.gov 

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