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For questions about ancestors and records in the US state of Virginia, including questions pertaining to the period before the state's admission to the US (1788) when it was a British colony.

The US state of Virginia is located on the eastern coast of the United States. It is one of the original 13 US Colonies and home of one of the earliest American settlements. It is bordered by West Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Tennessee, Delaware, and the US National capital Washington D.C.