Richmond is located in the state of Virginia on the east coast at the north/south mid-point, halfway between New England and Florida.
Virginia is strategically located at the center of the east coast economic corridor. Road and rail links are excellent with New York (288 miles), Atlanta (469 miles) and Boston (477 miles).
The growing Richmond metropolitan area has a population of 1.3 million. Virginia has a population of 7.8 million.
The nation’s capital, Washington DC, is adjacent to Virginia’s north east corner (The Pentagon is actually in Virginia). Richmond, Virginia’s state capital is only 98 miles due south of DC (two hours drive).
The Greater Richmond metro area covers approximately 5,700 square miles (14,800 km) in a historic setting but with a modern outlook and many choices of lifestyles. As the state capital, Richmond has the cultural and recreational opportunities you would expect from a large city – and with friendly “Southern Charm”.
Distance from Other Cities
|City & State||Miles||Kilometers|
|New York, NY||288||463|
|St. Louis, MO||700||1,126|
In This Section
- Why Greater Richmond?
- About GRP
- Frequently Asked Questions
- International Marketing Calendar
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Richmond, VA, USA 23219