10 Largest Cities in Virginia

The largest city in Virginia is Virginia Beach, with a population of 450,224. Arcola is the fastest growing city in Virginia over the past 10 years, having grown 421.89% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Virginia Beach450,224438,8592.59%1,840244.72
2Chesapeake249,787223,55611.73%738338.51
3Norfolk241,056242,999-0.80%4,52553.27
4Arlington233,464207,62712.44%8,98026.00
5Richmond232,866204,30213.98%3,88659.92
6Newport News180,629180,888-0.14%2,61868.99
7Alexandria160,146140,72913.80%10,72414.93
8Hampton134,870137,415-1.85%2,62151.46
9Roanoke99,41196,7202.78%2,33842.52
10Suffolk94,37484,81311.27%236399.15
11Portsmouth93,69495,451-1.84%2,81433.30
12Lynchburg83,88675,54811.04%1,71348.97
13Centreville74,12571,1354.20%6,20711.94
14Dale City72,62765,96910.09%5,10014.24
15Reston61,14758,4044.70%3,98915.33
16Leesburg53,65543,06724.58%4,32712.40
17Harrisonburg52,07248,9936.28%3,00317.34
18Ashburn49,84843,51114.56%2,90117.18
19Tuckahoe48,79944,9908.47%2,38820.44
20McLean47,68248,115-0.90%1,92424.78
21Charlottesville46,78643,4617.65%4,56710.24
22Lake Ridge44,71641,0588.91%4,7909.34
23Blacksburg43,73542,5812.71%2,21719.72
24Annandale43,29541,0085.58%5,5177.85
25Burke42,80641,0554.27%4,9738.61
26Linton Hall41,38635,72515.85%3,25212.73
27Manassas41,16338,2127.72%4,1799.85
28Danville38,83442,924-9.53%90742.80
29Marumsco37,77035,0367.80%5,0907.42
30Mechanicsville37,49636,3483.16%1,32328.35
31Oakton36,99734,1668.29%3,7899.76
32Fair Oaks33,48130,22310.78%6,7074.99
33Springfield32,22230,4845.70%4,1047.85
34Petersburg31,92632,502-1.77%1,40522.72
35South Riding31,51524,25629.93%4,5976.86
36Sterling30,27127,8228.80%5,5515.45
37West Falls Church29,6235,9344.99
38Fredericksburg28,76624,35418.12%2,75210.45
39Short Pump28,32824,72914.55%3,1638.96
40Winchester28,31026,1508.26%3,0809.19
41Cave Spring26,00124,9224.33%2,17811.94
42Staunton25,67223,7378.15%1,28919.92
43Salem25,31724,8951.70%1,74414.52
44Herndon24,81723,3996.06%5,7894.29
45Fairfax24,60722,6148.81%3,9436.24
46Chantilly24,36823,0395.77%2,03012.00
47Woodlawn24,35110,6382.29
48Tysons24,2615,6884.26
49West Springfield24,22322,4607.85%5,0344.81
50Bailey's Crossroads24,18023,6432.27%11,7892.05
51Lincolnia23,93322,8554.72%5,0494.74
52Waynesboro22,82820,9938.74%1,52514.97
53Hopewell22,63122,642-0.05%2,18610.35
54Christiansburg22,62721,0037.73%1,60514.10
55Rose Hill22,25220,22610.02%3,9615.62
56Chester22,03220,9874.98%1,66813.21
57McNair21,48517,51322.68%10,5222.04
58Brambleton21,3589,845116.94%3,7125.75
59Montclair20,88119,5706.70%3,4756.01
60Lorton20,87118,61012.15%3,9065.34
61Neabsco20,36412,06868.74%4,4184.61
62Cherry Hill20,24116,00026.51%2,5937.80
63Meadowbrook19,81118,3128.19%2,4318.15
64Franconia19,72018,2458.08%5,6683.48
65Culpeper19,45516,70616.46%2,6767.27
66Sudley18,57516,20314.64%6,7402.76
67Radford18,54516,43012.87%1,9179.68
68Franklin Farm18,32119,288-5.01%3,8584.75
69Merrifield18,29115,21220.24%6,7772.70
70Idylwood18,27317,2885.70%6,5242.80
71Bon Air18,05216,36610.30%2,1608.36
72Burke Centre17,89417,3263.28%5,7113.13
73Buckhall17,70816,2938.68%87720.20
74Laurel17,53516,7134.92%3,2545.39
75Kingstowne17,51715,55612.61%6,1082.87
76Gainesville17,28711,48150.57%1,70910.11
77Colonial Heights17,10217,339-1.37%2,2757.52
78Hybla Valley17,06915,8018.02%8,3142.05
79Manassas Park16,99814,44917.64%6,7322.52
80Fort Hunt16,97316,0455.78%2,9015.85
81Bristol16,91617,766-4.78%1,31112.90
82Bull Run16,65114,98311.13%6,4042.60
83Groveton16,51614,59813.14%3,7994.35
84Highland Springs16,45915,7114.76%2,0647.97
85Wolf Trap16,43616,1311.89%1,6789.80
86Vienna16,42115,7424.31%3,7304.40
87East Highland Park15,49814,7964.74%1,7648.78
88Glen Allen15,48814,7744.83%1,7608.80
89Front Royal15,38214,4496.46%1,49710.27
90Falls Church14,91712,39920.31%7,2912.05
91Great Falls14,87215,427-3.60%58625.36
92Williamsburg14,85813,7278.24%1,6628.94
93Hollins14,32914,673-2.34%1,6658.61
94Kings Park West14,22713,3906.25%4,8112.96
95Stone Ridge14,2207,21497.12%5,6862.50
96Brandermill13,83613,1735.03%2,2456.16
97Broadlands13,57612,31310.26%4,1983.23
98Huntington13,33411,26718.35%11,8101.13
99Timberlake13,24712,1838.73%1,17711.26
100Newington13,19612,9431.95%2,8784.58
101Mount Vernon13,11312,4165.61%2,5105.22
102Sugarland Run12,95611,7999.81%6,4492.01
103Poquoson12,47512,1482.69%81115.38
104Martinsville12,40813,760-9.83%1,13310.96
105Lakeside12,37411,8494.43%2,8624.32
106Newington Forest12,37312,442-0.55%3,7373.31
107Lansdowne12,35411,2539.78%3,1033.98
108Fairfax Station12,04612,0300.13%1,3279.08
109Madison Heights11,66511,2853.37%60819.17
110Dranesville11,66111,921-2.18%3,0383.84
111Wakefield11,55411,2752.47%3,0623.77
112Cascades11,38911,912-4.39%3,0893.69
113Manchester10,91910,8041.06%1,8435.93
114Lake Monticello10,8629,9209.50%1,2288.85
115Lowes Island10,86010,7560.97%3,6003.02
116Forest10,8369,10619.00%79713.60
117Wyndham10,5789,7858.10%2,9043.64
118Purcellville10,5227,80134.88%3,1083.38
119New Baltimore10,4408,11928.59%86912.02
120Warrenton10,2039,6226.04%2,3334.37
121Gloucester Point9,8549,4024.81%1,0489.40
122Lake Barcroft9,8239,5582.77%4,0372.43
123George Mason9,7779,4962.96%3,8522.54
124Countryside9,70110,072-3.68%3,7812.57
125Yorkshire9,6397,54127.82%4,0982.35
126Stuarts Draft9,3549,2351.29%47119.85
127Independent Hill9,2047,41924.06%1,0328.92
128Dunn Loring9,1588,8034.03%3,8712.37
129Woodburn9,1278,4807.63%3,2692.79
130Triangle8,9728,1889.57%3,1872.81
131Innsbrook8,8887,75314.64%2,0364.37
132Seven Corners8,7319,255-5.66%12,8210.68
133Dumbarton8,7147,87910.60%4,6231.89
134Greenbriar8,6868,1666.37%5,5821.56
135Pulaski8,6549,087-4.77%1,0728.07
136Fishersville8,6477,46215.88%64013.50
137Smithfield8,5298,1005.30%9059.43
138University of Virginia8,4447,7049.61%4,7761.77
139Lake of the Woods8,4067,17717.12%1,7064.93
140Fair Lakes8,3997,9425.75%3,5472.37
141Long Branch8,3817,59310.38%3,3922.47
142Floris8,2918,375-1.00%2,9892.77
143Rockwood8,1368,431-3.50%1,5025.42
144Vinton8,1147,9891.56%2,6093.11
145Hollymead8,0717,6904.95%1,2506.46
147Loudoun Valley Estates8,0203,656119.37%4,2711.88
146Laurel Hill8,0206,85516.99%1,8094.43
148Ashland7,9797,2619.89%1,1097.20
149Fort Belvoir7,9677,10012.21%9008.85
150Wytheville7,9258,210-3.47%54714.49
151Farmville7,7968,222-5.18%1,0157.68
152Lexington7,7447,0439.95%3,0992.50
153Abingdon7,7258,226-6.09%9608.05
154Franklin7,7238,579-9.98%9338.28
155Collinsville7,6657,3354.50%9767.86
156Montrose7,5417,993-5.65%2,3433.22
157South Boston7,4528,146-8.52%57113.06
158Mantua7,3427,1352.90%3,1012.37
159North Springfield7,3037,2740.40%4,7271.54
160Dumfries7,2765,00645.35%4,7401.53
161Sandston7,1887,571-5.06%7299.87
162Crozet7,1595,56528.64%1,6204.42
163Woodlake7,0647,319-3.48%2,9172.42
164Bellwood6,7236,3525.84%1,1605.80
165Strasburg6,7206,4394.36%1,6514.07
166Potomac Mills6,6645,61418.70%1,6554.03
167Belle Haven6,6406,5181.87%3,3521.98
168Belmont6,6325,96611.16%3,2452.04
169Bedford6,5976,5660.47%7578.71
170Buena Vista6,4466,611-2.50%1,0016.44
171Carrollton6,4424,57440.84%1,1235.73
172Galax6,3456,991-9.24%7708.24
173South Run6,2436,389-2.29%2,4702.53
174Bridgewater6,2295,64010.44%2,4732.52
175Pimmit Hills6,2236,0942.12%4,1961.48
176Aquia Harbour6,1066,727-9.23%2,1472.84
177Bensley6,0925,8194.69%2,1182.88
178Chamberlayne5,8885,4567.92%1,7593.35
179Massanetta Springs5,8844,83321.75%1,2394.75
180Fort Lee5,7633,39369.85%9675.96
181Crosspointe5,7275,802-1.29%2,5902.21
182Dulles Town Center5,4754,60119.00%2,2792.40
183Covington5,4585,940-8.11%9985.47
184Marion5,4295,973-9.11%1,3164.12
185Emporia5,3125,921-10.29%7696.90
186Woodstock5,2925,0714.36%1,3883.81
187Ettrick5,2016,682-22.16%1,7612.95
188Orange5,2004,71710.24%1,5793.29
189Richlands5,1145,831-12.30%9055.65
191Quantico Base5,1094,45214.76%7316.99
190Kings Park5,1094,33317.91%3,9271.30
192Big Stone Gap5,0125,623-10.87%1,0164.93
193King George4,9024,4579.98%45510.77
194Bealeton4,8734,4359.88%8905.47
195Luray4,8164,900-1.71%9984.83
196Bluefield4,7175,399-12.63%4979.49
197Falmouth4,6884,2749.69%1,5033.12
198Rocky Mount4,6844,777-1.95%6876.82
199Spotsylvania Courthouse4,6074,2398.68%44110.45
200Berryville4,4374,1796.17%1,9552.27
201Enon4,4253,46627.67%1,0264.31
202Woodbridge4,3734,0557.84%2,7311.60
203South Hill4,3454,603-5.61%4429.83
204Bethel Manor4,3123,79213.71%8,5390.51
205Hayfield4,2853,9099.62%3,3421.28
206Stafford4,2524,320-1.57%9944.28
207Verona4,2284,239-0.26%5637.51
208Broadway4,0483,6999.43%1,7172.36
209County Center4,0453,27023.70%2,0002.02
210Loch Lomond4,0383,7019.11%5,6160.72
211Tazewell4,0374,650-13.18%5886.87
212Lake Land'Or4,0284,223-4.62%8904.52
213University Center4,0073,58611.74%4,3460.92
214Norton3,9994,012-0.32%5357.48
215Mount Hermon3,9513,966-0.38%7385.36
216Colonial Beach3,6893,5424.15%1,4472.55
217Shenandoah Farms3,6423,03320.08%32311.27
218Southern Gateway3,5172,80525.38%1,0943.21
219Clifton Forge3,4263,869-11.45%1,1343.02
220Pantops3,3881,5832.14
221Altavista3,3623,456-2.72%6665.05
222Cloverdale3,2943,1195.61%1,0633.10
223Blue Ridge3,2883,0846.61%5406.09
224West Point3,2513,322-2.14%6445.05
225North Shore3,2493,0945.01%23813.67
226Blackstone3,2393,611-10.30%7214.50
227Lebanon3,0993,418-9.33%6604.69
228Dahlgren3,0932,65316.58%1,1552.68
229Elkton2,9472,7327.87%9323.16
230Grottoes2,9042,6768.52%1,4242.04
231Lake Wilderness2,8712,6697.57%1,3832.08
232Chincoteague2,8392,937-3.34%3079.26
233Wise2,8203,238-12.91%9313.03
234Daleville2,8062,5579.74%6544.29
235Oak Grove2,8011,77757.63%2,3961.17
236Windsor2,7782,6186.11%6924.01
237Timberville2,7332,5248.28%2,1331.28
238Hillsville2,6712,726-2.02%2749.74
239Merrimac2,6512,13324.29%1,5561.70
240Pearisburg2,6122,791-6.41%8183.19
241Massanutten2,6022,29113.57%2629.92
242Dublin2,5762,5301.82%1,9081.35
243Matoaca2,4902,4033.62%9692.57
244Gloucester Courthouse2,4662,951-16.44%3546.97
245Tappahannock2,4262,448-0.90%9092.67
246Lovettsville2,3961,63746.37%2,9110.82
247Fairlawn2,3222,367-1.90%7383.15
248Shenandoah2,3132,371-2.45%1,0682.17
249Ferrum2,3102,04313.07%2529.15
250New Market2,2672,1823.90%1,1222.02
251Crimora2,2072,209-0.09%7283.03
252Chase City2,2032,342-5.94%1,0072.19
253Ravensworth2,1882,466-11.27%2,4720.89
254Woodlawn2,1682,343-7.47%11319.21
255Amherst2,1662,232-2.96%4424.90
256Laymantown2,1481,9798.54%7352.92
257Mount Jackson2,1322,0464.20%5793.68
258Stephens City2,1111,83015.36%8702.43
259Lake Holiday2,0841,9059.40%6143.39
260Horse Pasture2,0802,227-6.60%2169.64
261Crewe2,0692,320-10.82%1,0272.01
262Marshall2,0631,48039.39%7152.88
263Raven2,0462,270-9.87%3126.55
264Mason Neck1,9862,005-0.95%14313.86
265Moorefield Station1,9761,7391.14
266Weyers Cave1,9502,473-21.15%2966.60
267Patrick Springs1,9321,8454.72%12415.54
268Narrows1,9242,042-5.78%1,5201.27
269Waverly1,9132,154-11.19%6203.08
270Prince George1,8782,066-9.10%3006.27
271Saltville1,8532,051-9.65%2337.94
272Rivanna1,8511,860-0.48%6802.72
273Gate City1,8472,047-9.77%4643.98
275Lyndhurst1,8201,49022.15%3026.03
274Cana1,8201,25445.14%2307.93
276Louisa1,8011,56115.37%9861.83
277Coeburn1,7952,044-12.18%9211.95
278Appomattox1,7941,7234.12%7782.31
279Castlewood1,7852,045-12.71%2487.20
280Hampden-Sydney1,7291,45019.24%4463.88
281Haymarket1,7001,48714.32%2,9620.57
283Shawneeland1,6831,873-10.14%2297.36
282East Lexington1,6831,46315.04%7352.29
284Pennington Gap1,6811,876-10.39%1,0081.67
285Chilhowie1,6661,815-8.21%6572.53
286Dayton1,6651,5437.91%1,6151.03
287Gordonsville1,6641,48112.36%1,7550.95
288Stanley1,6631,686-1.36%1,1611.43
289Victoria1,6161,724-6.26%5742.82
290Central Garage1,5741,31819.42%3274.82
291Adwolf1,5731,5302.81%1858.49
293Shawsville1,5481,31018.17%6502.38
292Boswell's Corner1,5481,37512.58%1,5121.02
294Chatmoss1,5441,698-9.07%2885.36
295Passapatanzy1,5321,28319.41%7522.04
296Lake Caroline1,5232,260-32.61%5372.84
297Plum Creek1,5211,524-0.20%9811.55
298Warsaw1,4981,4970.07%4903.06
299Appalachia1,4831,752-15.35%6492.28
300Rural Retreat1,4401,480-2.70%6332.28
301Middletown1,4321,27212.58%1,8480.78
302Greenville1,42383271.03%3893.66
303Rustburg1,4191,431-0.84%11312.51
304Chatham1,4031,476-4.95%6912.03
305Glade Spring1,3861,460-5.07%1,1401.22
306Stanleytown1,3791,422-3.02%5082.71
307Kilmarnock1,3701,485-7.74%4023.41
308Apple Mountain Lake1,3691,396-1.93%7981.72
310Piney Mountain1,3561,13020.00%1,1811.15
309Exmore1,3561,464-7.38%5212.60
311Claypool Hill1,3411,776-24.49%2445.50
312Ruckersville1,3351,14117.00%4852.75
313Nokesville1,3301,354-1.77%1399.57
314Bull Run Mountain Estates1,3141,2515.04%7471.76
315Nellysford1,3051,07621.28%1379.56
316Springville1,3011,371-5.11%1747.47
317Honaker1,2961,434-9.62%7731.68
318Henry Fork1,2941,2344.86%4762.72
319Twin Lakes1,2711,647-22.83%1,0691.19
320Stuart1,2631,344-6.03%4163.04
321Clintwood1,2481,446-13.69%6002.08
322Belmont Estates1,2261,263-2.93%1,8460.66
323Arcola1,216233421.89%5332.28
324Courtland1,2031,280-6.02%1,3120.92
325Weber City1,1971,318-9.18%7001.71
327Hurt1,1951,297-7.86%3443.48
326Brightwood1,1951,00119.38%2404.98
328Harriston1,19390931.24%7561.58
329Kenbridge1,1911,263-5.70%5172.31
330Halifax1,1881,278-7.04%3143.78
331Onancock1,1871,259-5.72%1,1341.05
332Buchanan1,1761,1740.17%5402.18
333Dryden1,1741,208-2.81%1667.06
334Bowling Green1,1711,1125.31%7301.60
335Gretna1,1661,271-8.26%6991.67
336Clarksville1,1601,232-5.84%3982.91
337Emory1,1551,251-7.67%2824.09
338Chester Gap1,14583936.47%5502.08
339Skyland Estates1,14283037.59%4772.39
341Union Hall1,1051,138-2.90%7614.50
340Dooms1,1051,327-16.73%2754.02
342Gratton1,10193717.50%2035.43
343Occoquan1,10093717.40%6,3580.17
344Glenvar1,08897611.48%7801.40
345Brookneal1,0861,113-2.43%3113.50
346Glasgow1,0811,116-3.14%7081.53
347Cains Cove1,0771,0423.36%3652.95
348Edinburg1,0741,0383.47%1,4490.74
349Belview1,07289120.31%6061.77
350Pembroke1,0691,113-3.95%9841.09
352Bracey1,0651,554-31.47%8213.01
351Bassett1,0651,100-3.18%3083.46
353Amelia1,0641,099-3.18%2843.75
354Elliston1,06090217.52%9711.09
355Meadow View1,0589679.41%2284.63
356Riner1,05685922.93%7241.46
357Penhook1,05380131.46%9411.18
358Deltaville1,0501,119-6.17%2594.06
359Cape Charles1,0451,0113.36%2943.55
360Rushmere1,0051,018-1.28%1228.25
361Lawrenceville1,0001,442-30.65%8691.15
362Wattsville9981,128-11.52%2474.04
363Pastoria99664953.47%4512.21
364Westlake Corner9809760.41%9710.07
365Cedar Bluff9781,129-13.37%4682.09
366Fort Chiswell9609392.24%7113.53
367Maurertown95577024.03%4422.16
368Basye9531,253-23.94%1098.71
369Shenandoah Shores9469341.28%9740.97
370Camwn93876622.45%1546.08
371Craigsville9319161.64%4502.07
372Boston92850484.13%3622.56
373Jolivue9261,129-17.98%4931.88
374Prices Fork9171,066-13.98%4542.02
375Jonesville9081,012-10.28%8171.11
376Fieldale9078793.19%5851.55
377Arrington90570827.82%8710.41
378Sugar Grove89975818.60%3082.92
379Goochland8988614.30%2014.47
380Pound8941,022-12.52%3432.60
381Independence882945-6.67%3762.34
382Grundy8711,013-14.02%1754.99
383Laurel Park84167524.59%6461.30
384Esmont82852856.82%2283.64
385Middleburg82667821.83%7981.03
386St. Paul825959-13.97%5971.38
387Wakefield809917-11.78%6501.25
388Parksley790843-6.29%1,2820.62
389Mountain Road7831,100-28.82%918.58
391Keysville773831-6.98%6571.18
390Atlantic773862-10.32%1315.90
392Blue Ridge Shores772813-5.04%5631.37
393Cluster Springs764811-5.80%898.58
394Damascus763805-5.22%9570.80
395Riverdale758956-20.71%938.12
396Atkins7501,143-34.38%1405.37
397Concord7461,458-48.83%1335.59
398Rich Creek735769-4.42%8970.82
399Riverview711782-9.08%1,2470.57
400New River704244188.52%1,7910.39
401Motley7001,015-31.03%1773.96
402Opal690691-0.14%2203.14
403Tangier687726-5.37%1,2700.54
404Ridgeway681737-7.60%7130.95
405Remington66660011.00%3,0410.22
406Oak Level651857-24.04%1076.07
407New Hope648797-18.70%1125.79
408Rose Hill645799-19.27%1883.43
409Round Hill64453819.70%1,7550.37
410Saluda639769-16.91%1963.25
411Boyce6335995.68%1,7250.37
412Selma63052919.09%1,6200.39
413Dahlgren Center6285994.84%1534.10
415Shenandoah Retreat62651820.85%4161.51
414Scottsville62656710.41%4111.52
416Hamilton62351421.21%2,9810.21
417Montvale608698-12.89%2522.41
418Seven Mile Ford606783-22.61%4201.44
419Villa Heights603717-15.90%6290.96
420Blairs592916-35.37%1703.48
421La Crosse571601-4.99%4861.17
424Sherando569688-17.30%817.07
423Mathews5695552.52%2871.98
422Lafayette56944926.73%8930.64
425Quantico55948615.02%7,9860.07
426Dante557649-14.18%797.04
427Jarratt554637-13.03%4401.26
428Benns Church551872-36.81%1344.10
429Mineral54546816.45%6140.89
430Wintergreen533165223.03%618.80
431Gasburg5294819.98%935.67
432Horntown524574-8.71%995.27
433Boykins518563-7.99%7460.69
434Charlotte Court House506541-6.47%1283.96
435Metompkin504551-8.53%4351.16
436Hot Springs499738-32.38%905.57
437Drakes Branch495531-6.78%1204.14
438Lovingston494520-5.00%1224.03
439Belle Haven492521-5.57%3211.53
440Sandy Level4914841.45%736.75
441Onley490516-5.04%6130.80
443Mappsville48744010.68%6190.79
442McKenney4874850.41%5250.93
444New Kent485239102.93%1084.49
446Fairview Beach47939122.51%1,6520.29
445Accomac479502-4.58%1,1740.41
447Nassawadox472502-5.98%7130.66
448Mount Crawford4624336.70%9570.48
450Ivy459905-49.28%1942.36
449Ivanhoe459551-16.70%1712.68
451Haysi457483-5.38%1253.66
452Nelsonia454523-13.19%2601.74
453Dillwyn4504421.81%6990.64
455Urbanna442480-7.92%1,0450.42
454Mount Sidney442663-33.33%2661.66
456Max Meadows440562-21.71%964.59
459McMullin438464-5.60%4460.98
458Fries438481-8.94%6870.64
457Cheriton438486-9.88%4031.09
461Tasley43430044.67%4071.07
460Floyd4344310.70%9520.46
462Troutville427428-0.23%6170.69
463Savageville424175142.29%3961.07
464Boydton409433-5.54%4990.82
465Sedley405470-13.83%1203.38
467Montross3983843.65%3861.03
466Keokee398416-4.33%854.71
468Cumberland3963930.76%954.17
470Stanardsville3903656.85%1,0920.36
469Irvington390430-9.30%2591.50
471Burkeville387432-10.42%3871.00
472Melfa379401-5.49%1,3020.29
473Draper37132015.94%1722.16
474Clover368438-15.98%527.01
476King William36425244.44%794.61
475Goshen364369-1.36%2111.73
478Bloxom360381-5.51%1,0810.33
477Bland360409-11.98%1742.07
480Sussex35625639.06%764.70
479Nickelsville356390-8.72%7430.48
482Iron Gate353391-9.72%1,0700.33
481Gwynn353602-41.36%1512.35
483Powhatan3481682.07
485Pocahontas343402-14.68%6020.57
484Fincastle343355-3.38%1,4530.24
486Flint Hill33620960.77%1931.74
487Eastville335360-6.94%4260.79
489Shipman332507-34.52%1232.70
488Quinby33228217.73%2961.12
490Chase Crossing331377-12.20%4000.83
491Claremont328372-11.83%1292.54
492White Stone327355-7.89%3340.98
493Yorktown31719562.56%5020.63
494Makemie Park316155103.87%3121.01
495Ivor312338-7.69%2861.09
496Hiwassee31026417.42%605.14
497Southampton Meadows3021,0560.29
498Dungannon296322-8.07%8290.36
499Newsoms293321-8.72%5860.50
500Clifton2912832.83%1,1880.24

Top 500 Cities in Virginia by Population

Virginia has a population of over 8.4 million, making it the 12th most populous state in the U.S. Virginia Beach is the state’s most populous city, with a population of 452,745. The state has six additional cities with populations of over 100,000: Norfolk, Chesapeake, the capital city Richmond, Newport News, Alexandria and Hampton. There are 31 cities with a population of at least 10,000 people but no more than 100,000.

Incorporated municipalities in Virginia are designated as either a city or a town. All cities are independent of counties. There is a total of 38 independent cities within the state. These cities are further designated as either first class or second class based upon their population. First class cities must have populations exceeding 10,000 inhabitants. Eight of the 38 cities are classified as second class cities with populations below 10,000. The smallest city in Virginia by population is Norton, with had a population of 3,958.

Map of Cities in Virginia

Virginia Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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