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Richmond Center

Located in Virginia's capital region, the Virginia Tech Richmond Center is conveniently located in the west end of Richmond, Virginia. A region filled with rich night life, arts, and entertainment, there is never a shortage of things to experience in Virginia's capital city.

Located on the banks of the James River, Richmond is home to a variety of unique festivals and places to eat. Locals encourage diversity and new ideas through the many events held downtown each year. With a wonderful mix of suburban, urban, and rural neighborhoods, Richmond offers a comfortable lifestyle for everyone and anyone.

Quick Facts

  • The Richmond region comprises the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and the City of Richmond.
  • The current population of the Richmond region is 1.3 million.
  • The Chesapeake Bay, Blue Ridge Mountains, and Washington, D.C. are all within a two-hour drive from Richmond.

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