America, The Land of Stars and Stripes
Welcome to Virgina!
Nickname: Old Dominion and Mother of Presidents
State Motto: Thus Always to Tyrants
State Flower: Flowering dogwood
State Tree: Flowering dogwood
State Bird: Cardinal
State Animal: American foxhound
State Song: "Carry Me Back to Old Virgina"
Statehood: June 25, 1788. Virgina was one of the 13 original states and the 10th to radify the Constitution0
Area: 40,767 square miles: The 36th largest in area
Neighbors: Kentucky, West Virgina, Maryland, Washington, D.C., North Carolina. Tennessee, Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean