The driving distance from Washington, District of Columbia to Richmond, Virginia is:

106 miles / 171 km

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Driving distance from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA

The total driving distance from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA is 106 miles or 171 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Washington, District of Columbia. It ends in Richmond, Virginia.

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Richmond has 400 years of American history. Start your tour at Richmond Riverfront Canal Walk where statues, exhibits and medallions represent Virginia state capital's history. Discover Indian trade routes, early colonial settlements, Tredegar Iron Works buildings, bridges, electric trolleys, tobacco warehouses. See the Box Brown Plaza on the Canal Walk, which shows the African-American's contributions to Richmond's Riverfront.

Monument Avenue is Richmond's landmark boulevard and the only street in America listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Visit Virginia's State Capitol, the oldest legislature continuously in the Western Hemisphere. It has been in operation since 1788. The Capitol was designed by Thomas Jefferson in Monumental Classical style and was the first public building in the New World.

Richmond also houses the world's finest collection of Edgar Allan Poe's manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings. The Poe Museum is dedicated to America's Shakespeare - Edgar Allan Poe.

Agecroft Hall is a Tudor-style home, built in England about 500 years ago and shipped to Richmond in 1925. This rebuilt home is located on the banks of the James River on a 23 -acre landscaped land. Guided tours are available from Tuesday to Sunday. Check to find out tour details.

Washington, District of Columbia

City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Country: United States
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Richmond, Virginia

City: Richmond
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Category: cities

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