RICHMOND,VIRGINIA

Located approx 90 miles inland in central Virginia. Richmond is the largest metropolitain area of virginia. The city has some tall buildings as tall as 450 ft. The area has many historic monuments. The nearest large city is petersburg 20 miles to the south. Escapees from hurricanes will influx the city from route 64 out of the east.....Elevation: 190 feet

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LAST AFFECTED 2012 Oct 29th Hurricane Sandy passes over 150 miles north but this extremely large system couse TS force winds here.


Popular sights and landmarks>>>virginia commonwealth university,Monumental church 1812,virginia war memorial,battle field park

HOSPITALS>>>8 hospitals in the area Hospitals/medical centers in Richmond: BON SECOURS-STUART CIRCLE HOSPITAL (413-21 STUART CIRCLE) CAPITOL MEDICAL CENTER (700 WEST GRACE ST) CHARTER WESTBROOK BEHAVIOR HLTH SY INC (1500 WESTBROOK AVENUE) CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (2924 BROOK ROAD) CHIPPENHAM MEDICAL CENTER (1401 JOHNSTON WILLIS DRIVE) COLUMBIA RETREAT HOSPITAL (2621 GROVE AVENUE) HEALTHSOUTH MEDICAL CENTER (7700 PARHAM RD) HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF VIRGINIA (5700 FITZHUGH AVENUE) HENRICO DOCTORS HOSPITAL FOREST (1602 SKIPWITH ROAD) MEDICAL COLLEGE OF VIRGINIA HOSPITALS (401 N 12TH ST, MCV STATION BOX 510) RICHMOND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1500 N 28TH ST) ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF RICHMOND (5801 BREMO RD) VALUEMARK WESTEND BEHAVIOR HEALTH SYST (12800 WEST CREEK PARKWAY)

Communications>>>times dispatch newspaper, 6 local T.V stations,26 radio stations
as of 2004
Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond: WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.) WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.) WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA) WLEE (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: 4M OF RICHMOND, INC) WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA) WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION) WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.) WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.) WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS) WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION) WCLM (1450 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA; Owner: WORLD MEDIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Richmond: WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION) WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC) WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.) WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC) WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP) W298AG (107.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL) WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.) WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.) WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.) WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC) WTVR-FM (98.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WYFJ (100.1 FM; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.) WDCE (90.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND) WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION) WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC) WRHH (99.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC) WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA) WARV-FM (100.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
TV broadcast stations around Richmond: WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.) WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA) W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.) WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.) WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION) WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION) WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.) W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.) WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC) WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.) WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

Mobile Home Dwellings(if available)>>>Communities found in these cities Richmond 7, Petersburg 8, Williamsburg to east has 4

Hazards & notes of interest>>>Area rarely gets hit directly by hurricanes & many residents may not heed warnings.


POPULATION>>>204,000 or 3,384 per sq mile

BREAKDOWN BY LANGUAGE,NATIONALITY,RACE & CULTURE>>>5% population increase since 1990,many employed in the Tobacco & medical industries. Black (57.2%) White Non-Hispanic (37.7%) Hispanic (2.6%) Other race (1.5%) Two or more races (1.5%) American Indian (0.7%)

FAMOUS OR NOTEABLE PEOPLE WITH CURRENT OR PAST TIES TO THE AREA>>>shirley maclaine,Fran tarkenton,Warren Beatty,Arthur ashe (former tennis player),tom wolfe (journalist)

INDUSTRY

AGRICULTURE(possible losses)>>>Tobacco
EXPORT,INDUSTRIAL & Business(possible losses)>>>paper products,aluminum,chemicals,9 universities,tobacco products

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