45 Interesting Facts About Virginia

Last updated on July 17th, 2020

References:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia
  2. https://www.defense.gov/explore/story/Article/1789129/which-state-ranks-highest-in-military-spending/
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Station_Norfolk
  4. https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/us-navy%E2%80%99s-biggest-base-sinking-25062
  5. https://news.clearancejobs.com/2019/04/02/virginia-has-second-highest-concentration-of-tech-workers/
  6. https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/which-u-s-states-had-the-most-slaves-at-the-start-of-the-civil-war.html
  7. https://www.virginiamercury.com/2019/02/15/growth-in-data-centers-overpowers-virginias-renewable-energy-gains/
  8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pentagon
  9. http://www.virginiaplaces.org/military/pentagoninvirginia.html
  10. https://www.britannica.com/topic/Pentagon
  11. https://www.history.com/topics/us-states/virginia
  12. https://www.virginiadot.org/travel/hro-tunnel-default.asp
  13. https://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/appomattox-court-house
  14. https://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/siege-of-yorktown
  15. https://www.britannica.com/place/Virginia-state
  16. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/what-caused-dc-earthquake-2011-180959019/
  17. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/earthquake-damage-to-washington-monument-was-a-very-rare-occurrence/2012/08/23/cdc6d708-ed29-11e1-b09d-07d971dee30a_story.html?utm_term=.bd83a58dde28
  18. https://www.biography.com/athlete/arthur-ashe
  19. https://nationalpeanutboard.org/peanut-info/history-peanuts-peanut-butter.htm
  20. http://appvoices.org/2001/04/01/2948/
  21. https://www.virginia.org/civilwartimeline/
  22. https://www.rd.com/culture/pentagon-facts/
  23. https://www.history.com/topics/colonial-america/jamestown
  24. https://taxfoundation.org/state-local-tax-collections-per-capita-2019/
  25. https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/scientists-just-ranked-all-50-states-by-life-expectancy-results-are-truly-stunning.html
  26. https://wamu.org/story/12/02/17/is_virginia_really_for_lovers/
  27. https://www.virginia.org/listings/HistoricSites/PathofHistoryOldeTownePortsmouth/
  28. https://www.history.com/topics/us-states/virginia
  29. https://www.fws.gov/refuge/great_dismal_swamp/
  30. https://www.radfordva.gov/514/The-New-River
  31. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chesapeake_Bay_impact_crater
  32. https://militaryaviationmuseum.org/