The original name was Virgina. Although it was allegedly split following the American Civil War, the entirety of the region was known as Virginia for the better portion of the Antebellum Era. It was given it's charter by the Royal Virginia Company, which was supposedly named for Queen Elizabeth, the "Virgin Queen." While true that she never married it is unconfirmed and highly unlikely that she actually was, a virgin.
Virginia wanted to keep their original name.
West Virginia (Virginia) Arkansas (Kansas)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) was originally named Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College when it was founded in 1872.
It is one of the original 13 states- it is also the name of a city in Nevada.
Virginia, after Elisabeth, the 'virgin queen'.
The original founder of Virginia was the London company.
The Virginia Company had the original charter.
West Virginia was once part of Virginia.West Virginia- but the ORIGINAL state of Virginia stretched to the Mississippi River. The states of Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and, even a part of Minnesota were all a part of the original Virginia territory.
Jamestown is in Virginia. New Amsterdam was the original name for what is now New York.
Georgia and Virginia border Tennessee. Both Georgia and Virginia were among the original 13 states.
Virginia, since Elisabeth was called 'the Virgin Queen'.
Virginia colony split into West Virginia and Virginia.
Because West Virginia wasn't a state until 1863.
Virginia representatives name
Virginia was one of the original 13 colonies who formed the U.S.
Virginia Martindale's birth name is Virginia A. Burns.