Richmond is the capital of , a state in the South. Richmond has a population of 200,000 and the adjacent counties of Henrico and Chesterfield combine to create a local population of more than 1,250,000 people.

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The is a district within, and west of, the city of , and includes both the and Far West End/Innsbrook area.

The Downtown district of includes the business district, Shockoe, Jackson Ward and Tobacco Row.

is a district in , . It is named because of the way the roads fan out to the west from N.


The is a district in , .

is a district in , . This includes historic neighborhoods in Richmond such…

is a district in , located south of James River.

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Virginia Commonwealth University is a public research university in .

The Virginia State Capitol is the seat of state government of the Commonwealth of Virginia, located in , the third capital city of the U.S. state of .

The Tredegar Iron Works in , was the biggest ironworks in the Confederacy during the American Civil War, and a significant factor in the decision to make Richmond its capital.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, or VMFA, is an art museum in , in the United States, which opened in 1936.

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is a museum located in the neighborhood of , , dedicated to American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Fan is a district of , so named because of the "fan" shape of the array of streets that extend west from Belvidere Street, on the eastern edge of Monroe Park, westward to the Boulevard.

The Museum District, alternately known as West of the Boulevard, or the Upper Fan, is a neighborhood in the city of .

Randolph is a historically black middle class neighborhood located within the West End of .

Shockoe Bottom is an area in , just east of downtown, along the James River.

Windsor Farms is a 20th-century neighborhood in , of primarily Colonial Revival design.


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