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VIRGINIA FACTS

Fairfax County, VA
State Nickname: The Old Dominion
also known as The Mother of Presidents

State Capital: Richmond
State Governor: Bob McDonnell
State Abbreviation: Va.
2 letter Postal Code: VA
Area: 40,815 square miles
Date Entered the Union: June 25, 1788
State #: 10
Borders: Maryland, Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, W. Virginia, Potomac River
Flag Meaning: The state seal is centered in a dark blue rectangle. A woman warrior represents Virtue. She (Virginia) stands triumphant over Tyranny (Britain). The tyrant's fallen crown is shown on the right. The state motto appears at the bottom. Sic semper tyrannis - Thus always to tyrants. The flag was adopted in 1930.
Number of U.S. Representatives: 11
State Motto: Sic semper tyrannis (Thus always to tyrants)
State Flower: American dogwood
State Bird: cardinal
State Song: "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia"
 
State Tree: dogwood
State Mammal: American Foxhound
State Fish: Brook Trout

State Butterfly:
Tiger Swallowtail

10 Largest Cities (in order of size):
Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Arlington, Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, Alexandria, Portsmouth, Roanoke

Famous Residents:

- Pearl Bailey, singer
- Warren Beatty, actor
- William Clark, explorer
- Ella Fitzgerald, singer
- William H. Harrison, president
- Patrick Henry, statesman
- Thomas Jefferson, president
- Robert E. Lee, Confederate general
- Shirley MacLaine, actress
- James Madison, president
- James Monroe, president
- George C. Scott, actor
- Zachary Taylor, president
- John Tyler, president
- Booker T. Washington, educator
- George Washington, first president
- Woodrow Wilson, president

Attractions:
Arlington National Cemetery, Mt Vernon - Washington's Home, Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, Cumberland Gap, Yorktown Battlefield, Monticello - Jefferson's Home, Williamsburg, Jamestown, Chincoteague Island, Natural Bridge, Natural Tunnerl, Berkeley, The John Marshall House, Stratford hall, Wakefield

Agriculture:
fruits, grains, livestock, tobacco, vegetables

Natural Resources:
coal, lead, sand, gravel, stone, zinc, crabs, drumfish, mackerel, menhaden, oysters, shad



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