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City of Richmond

The City of Richmond has a fascinating history. It is located in the Central Virginia Region and bordered by Henrico County (to the north) and Chesterfield County (to the south) and bisected by the James River. The overall Richmond Metro area is generally considered to be comprised of City of Richmond, Henrico County, Chesterfield County, Hanover County, New Kent County, Powhatan County and Goochland County.

Many of the homes in Richmond date back to the 1700’s with the majority of homes constructed in a period from the late 1800’s into the middle of the 20th Century.  The urban core of Richmond saw the growth of apartments and condominiums which began in the early 2000’s in many of the downtown neighborhoods.

Many of the Avenues and Streets in Richmond are known for their architecture or their views:

The Neighborhoods within the City of Richmond include:


Virginia Commonwealth University’s impact on the housing market surrounding both campuses is undeniable.

With a total enrollment of over 30,000 between both graduate and undergraduate students, VCU’s looks to the private sector to provide housing to well over half of the student body.

The following is a list of properties near either the Medical Campus or the Monroe Park campus:

VCU’s Monroe Park Campus abuts the following neighborhoods:

VCU’s Medical Campus abuts the following neighborhoods:

The neighborhoods Outside the City of Richmond include:

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