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Situated along the James River, thriving as an independent city since 1871, is the city of Richmond, Virginia. Richmond is approximately 44 miles west of Williamsburg, east of Charlottesville by 66 miles, and south of Washington DC by about 98 miles. Richmond is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s capital.

📋 Richmond Stats

  • Approximate Population: 228,783
  • Annual Household Income: $42,356
  • Median Home Value: $209,200
  • Average Commute Time: 21 minutes

🏫 Richmond Schools

Students in the Richmond area are served by Richmond Public School District. There are 25 elementary schools, seven middle schools, seven high schools, and 18 specialty programs are part of this school district.

Richmond Public Schools enrolls approximately 24,000 students annually. Richmond Community and Open high schools were ranked among the top in the state by U.S. News and World Report.

There are a plethora of choices if you prefer a private school in the city of Richmond. According to the Private School Review, the top private schools in the area include Al Madina School of Richmond, All Saints Catholic School, Banner Christian School, and Central Montessori School of Virginia.

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🌥️ Richmond Weather

Richmond receives around 44 inches of rain per year and around 11 inches of snow, spanning 74 days annually with measurable precipitation.

The sun shines 210 days out of the year. Summer high temperatures average 89 degrees while winter lows drop below freezing to around 26 degrees.

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🚗 Richmond Transportation

Residents have access to public transportation through most of the city. Air travelers depart from and arrive at the Richmond International Airport.

The area is a major hub for greyhound lines and offers Amtrak passenger rail service. Public bus routes are serviced by the GRTC, the Greater Richmond Transit Company.

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🏞️ Things to Do in Richmond

Historic landmarks, building, and districts pepper this city that is steeped in rich history. The city maintains more than 1,500 acres of parks. Richmond is a fertile ground for big business, arts, culture, visual arts, performing arts, and literary arts.


Choose from a plethora of restaurants, ethnic menus, and dining styles. Visit the museums or galleries, hang out at the local parks, explore the shops, and find out why Richmond may be the ideal place for you to hang your hat and call home.

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