The City of Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia and has a population of 217,853. Richmond is the home of the Fifth District Federal Reserve, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and Virginia Commonwealth University, one of the state’s largest universities. The present city was founded in 1737. Located on the James River, Richmond has a total land area of 62.5 square miles and is bounded by Chesterfield and Henrico counties.
City of Richmond
Richmond is a Top 10 City for Global Trade in the United States by Global Trade Magazine, September 2016.
Richmond named among America’s 50 best running cities, by Runner’s World, August 2016.
Richmond ranked in the top Best Places to Live in the USA by U.S. News, February 2017.