Petersburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,420. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines Petersburg with Dinwiddie County for statistical purposes.

Landmarks in the Area

Farmers' Bank is the first bank museum of its kind found in . Photo: Alexiskferia, Public domain.

Town hall
Petersburg City Hall is a historic city hall building located at . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Folly Castle Historic District, also known as the West Washington Street Historic District, is a national historic district located at . Photo: Smallbones, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Colonial Heights is an independent city in the Commonwealth of . is situated 2 miles north of Petersburg. Photo: Mojo Hand, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Pocahontas Island is a peninsula in once on the opposite side of the Appomattox River from Petersburg. Photo: Taber Andrew Bain, CC BY 2.0.


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