- It is the most populated city in the state of Virginia, at just under 450,000.
- It is the headquarters for the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), Liberty Tax Service, The Edgar Cayce A.R.E., and Gold Key PHR.
- It was the birthplace of Mark Ruffalo, Pat Robertson, Ryan Zimmerman, Percy Harvin and Pharrell Williams.
- It’s ranked as #10 most difficult cities to navigate
- It has eight (8) separate, unconnected roads named “Southern Blvd“