Virginia Automobile Insurance
It seems as though many people are looking for discount auto insurance in Virginia and we’re here to help! People always make the assumption that certain auto insurance companies (some based in Virginia) are the cheapest. Well that’s really not always the case and you truly need to evaluate all of your auto insurance needs for Virginia before settling on one company.
Insuring your car or automobile in Virginia is fairly easy, but what takes the time is finding the best insurance provider for Virginia. You’ve seen many commercials on TV for a variety of “discount” insurance companies and they all claim to be the cheapest. Well they’re not all the cheapest and they vary by state – what might be cheapest in Virginia may not be cheap in another state.
A few interesting facts:
Virginia was the 10th state in the USA and then it became a state on June 25, 1788.
The State Abbreviation – VA
The State Capital – Richmond
The Largest City – Virginia Beach
The Area – 42,769 square miles
The Population – 7,078,515
The Name for Residents – Virginians
The Major Industries – farming (tobacco, peanuts, corn, sweet potatoes, poultry, ham), tourism, US Navy warships, mining (coal), lumber (for paper and furniture), government workers
The Major Rivers – James River, Rappahannock River, Potomac River, Shenandoah River
The Major Lakes and Bodies of Water – Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Gathright Dam (Lake Moomaw), John H. Kerr Reservoir, John W. Flannagan Reservoir, Pound Lake, Philpott Lake
The Highest Point – Mt. Rogers – 5,729 feet above sea level
The Bordering States – Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia [and Washington, District of Columbia
The Bordering Bodies of Water – Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay
The Origin of the Name Virginia – Virginia was named for Queen Elizabeth I of England and Sir Walter Raleigh may have suggested this name around 1584. Very few people know this fact!
The State Nickname – Old Dominion – here’s my salute to Old Dominion brewery that no longer exists 🙁
The State Motto – “Sic Semper Tyrannis” (Thus Always to Tyrants) – don’t tread on me 🙂
The State Song – Carry Me Back to Old Virginia