Greater Richmond, Virginia, USA is located at the midpoint on the East Coast, 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 nation’s capital, Washington DC, is adjacent to Virginia’s north east corner. Richmond, Virginia’s state capital is only 98 miles due south of DC (two hours drive).
The Greater Richmond region includes Virginia’s capital city, Richmond, and the vibrant counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, and Henrico. Greater Richmond is part of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) that consists of 13 counties and four cities and covers approximately 5,700 square miles (14,800 km).
The growing Richmond metropolitan area has a population of 1.3 million and Virginia has a population of 7.8 million.