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1 day ago · Richmond annexed 23 square miles (60 km 2) of the county, including fire stations, parks, and other infrastructure, such as water and sewer lines. Under the agreement, the county school system also conveyed about a dozen public schools, support buildings, and future school sites to the City of Richmond to be operated by Richmond Public Schools.
Jan 10, 2021 · The Commonwealth of Virginia is divided into 95 counties, along with 38 independent cities that are considered county-equivalents for census purposes. The map in this article, taken from the official United States Census Bureau site, includes Clifton Forge and Bedford as independent cities.
4 days ago · The city of Charlottesville is enclaved within Albemarle County. Under Virginia law in effect since 1871, all municipalities in the state incorporated as cities are legally and politically independent of any county. Town. There is only one incorporated town in Albemarle County: Scottsville, the original county seat; Census-designated places
Jan 10, 2021 · Harrisonburg was incorporated as a city in 1916 and separated from Rockingham County (all cities in Virginia are independent of any county), but it remains the county seat.  The county is named for Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham , a British statesman (1730–1782).
5 days ago · Colonial Heights is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,411. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the City of Colonial Heights (along with the City of Petersburg) with Dinwiddie County for statistical purposes.
Jan 08, 2021 · The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) was completed between Richmond and the Ohio River at the new city of Huntington, West Virginia by 1873, dooming the canal's economic prospects. In the 1880s, the Richmond and Alleghany Railroad was laid along the eastern portion of the canal's towpath, and became part of the C&O within 10 years.
Dec 12, 2013 · The mission of Richmond City Council is to represent citizens in creating and amending local laws, providing government policy and oversight, and approving the city budget. Vision. Richmond City Council is committed to creating a vibrant community that is a great place to live, work, learn, play, visit, and raise a family.
Mar 13, 2020 · May 29, 2020 -- City of Richmond offices, facilities to begin Phase 1 operations Monday, June 1.Read more here. May 27, 2020 -- City of Richmond to cautiously move into Phase 1 Friday, May 29.Read more here. May 21, 2020 -- Stoney administration, Richmond City Health District propose supported isolation for select COVID-19 positive cases.
4 days ago · RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia State Police has issued a Senior Alert for a Richmond man who was last seen early Wednesday morning. The Veterans Affairs Police Department is searching 69-year-old ...