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Virginia Woolf

Name at birth: Adeline Virginia StephenVirginia Woolf is remembered as both a feminist and a modernist whose novels often ignored traditional plots to follow the inner lives and musings of her charact…

Virginia

Capital: Richmond State abbreviation/Postal code: Va. / VA Governor: Terry McAuliffe, D (to Jan. 2018) Lieut. Governor: Ralph Northam, D (to Jan. 2018) Senators: Mark Warner, D (to Jan. 20…

Virginia Map

Virginia Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics U.S. Map Map I…

Virginia Dare

Virginia Dare was the first person of English descent born in North America. It's likely she was born 18 August 1587, shortly after a settlement colony had been established on Roanoke Island. Dare w…

West Virginia

Capital: Charleston State abbreviation/Postal code: W.Va./WV Governor: Jim Justice, D (to Jan. 2019) Lt. Governor/Senate President: Rich Carmichael, R (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Joe Man…

Virginia Madsen

Virginia Madsen's portrayal of Maya, the wine-loving and emotionally fragile waitress in the dark comedy Sideways, earned her a 2004 Oscar nomination as best supporting actress. Madsen had seemed to …

Virginia Plan

by James Madison On May 29, 1787, Virginia delegate Edmund Randolph proposed what became known as "The Virginia Plan." Written primarily by fellow Virginian James Madison, the plan traced …

West Virginia Map

West Virginia Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics U.S. Map …

Brewer's: Paul and Virginia

A tale by Bernardin de St. Pierre. At one time this little romance was as popular as Uncle Tom's Cabin. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Paul the HermitPaul P…

Census Maps of Virginia

Virginia: Persons per square mile, 2000 Virginia: White persons, percent, 2000 Virginia: Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 Virginia: American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percen…