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Why isn't there a East Virginia?

Virginia used to be what is now West Virginia AND Virginia. On June 20, 1863, West Virginia joined the Union, leaving Virginia as a confederate state. There is no East Virginia because it has always been called just "Virginia." It's… Full Answer

What are all of Virginia's cities?

Alexandria, Virginia Bedford, Virginia Bristol, Virginia Buena Vista, Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia Chesapeake, Virginia Colonial Heights, Virginia Covington, Virginia Danville, Virginia Emporia, Virginia Fairfax, Virginia Falls Church, Virginia Franklin, Virginia Fredericksburg, Virginia Galax, Virginia Hampton, Virginia Harrisonburg, Virginia Hopewell, Virginia Lexington… Full Answer

When was West Virginia formed?

West Virginia was formed when it succeeded from Virginia. West Virginia was officially admitted into the Union on June 20, 1863. Virginia was for slavery and had succeeded from the US, but a part of Virginia wanted to stay with… Full Answer