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Southwest Virginia includes the area west of Roanoke and north of the New River to the western borders of the Commonwealth.
Southside Virginia stretches from the James River south to the North Carolina border, extending from Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties in the east and the foothills of the Blue Ridge in the west.
The Shenandoah Valley is situated between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains and stretches from Harpers Ferry, West Virginia in the north to Roanoke, Virginia in the south.
Northern Virginia, bordering on the nation's capital, includes Alexandria, and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, and Prince William.
Piedmont Virginia is the gently rolling land between the mountains and the Tidewater.
Tidewater Virginia, dominated by the Chespeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, includes the Hampton Roads region and the Northern Neck.
The Richmond area is comprised of the capital city and the surrounding counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, and the eastern half of Goochland.
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