Virginia--Independent City. Richmond



Currently an independent city, Richmond was founded in 1737 in what was Henrico County at the time of founding and was incorporated on 1742. It became the state capital of Virginia in 1779. During the American Civil War, Richmond also served as capital of the Confederacy. On July 9, 1902, Richmond became an independent city. (Wikipedia; Atlas of Historical County Boundaries)

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