STATE of VIRGINIA (VA)
10th Star in U.S. Flag
Area: 39,594 sq. miles 102,558 sq.km.
Statehood: June 25,1788
Nickname: “Old Dominion” “The Mother of Presidents”
Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis (“thus always to tyrants”)
Name Origin: Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen)
State Website: https://www.virginia.gov/