Independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.- Petersburg, Virginia
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Independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the City of Colonial Heights (along with the City of Petersburg) with Dinwiddie County for statistical purposes.
Tributary of the James River, approximately 157 mi long, in central and eastern Virginia in the United States, named for the Appomattocs Indian tribe who lived along its lower banks in the 17th century.
It flows through Petersburg, its head of navigation, through the Tri-cities area, then joins the James River from the west at City Point in Hopewell.
The Richmond–Petersburg campaign was a series of battles around Petersburg, Virginia, fought from June 9, 1864, to March 25, 1865, during the American Civil War.
Town in Prince Edward and Cumberland counties in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Enslaved African Americans built the canal system that allowed commodity crops of tobacco and farm produce to be loaded on a James River bateau in Farmville and shipped to Petersburg, Virginia.
Battle of the American Civil War, part of the siege of Petersburg.
After weeks of preparation, on July 30 Union forces exploded a mine in Major General Ambrose E. Burnside's IX Corps sector, blowing a gap in the Confederate defenses of Petersburg, Virginia.
Town in Prince George County, Virginia, that was annexed by the independent city of Hopewell in 1923.
The British later landed in the spring, April 24, 1781, at City Point and moved toward the forces under French General Lafayette stationed at Petersburg, Virginia.
County located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Dinwiddie is located in southern Virginia, southwest of the independent city of Petersburg.
Interstate 95 (I-95) runs 179 mi within the Commonwealth of Virginia between its borders with North Carolina and Maryland.
I-95 meets the northern terminus of I-85 in Petersburg, and is concurrent with I-64 for 3 mi in Richmond.
Major north–south U.S. Highway that serves the East Coast of the United States.
In the U.S. state of Virginia, US 1 runs north–south through South Hill, Petersburg, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Alexandria on its way from North Carolina to the 14th Street Bridge into the District of Columbia.
U.S. Route 460 (US 460) in Virginia runs west-east through the southern part of the Commonwealth.
From Petersburg to Suffolk, US 460 is a four-lane non-divided highway.