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Explore Houses for Rent in Richmond, VA, Capital City of the Commonwealth

Richmond, Virginia, is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located at the intersections of Interstates 95 and 64, it truly is the heart of Old Dominion. Richmond's population is over 190,000, and the metro area population is approximately 1.2 million, making this an ideal area for a wealth of opportunities. Whether you're looking for shopping or sports, homes or history, cuisine or culture, Richmond has something for everyone. With daytime and nighttime entertainment, more than 60 attractions, 11 malls, four distinct seasons, and more than 400 years of history dating back to the second successful English settlement, no place can reach out and touch history like Richmond.

Business Opportunities for Richmond Renters

Richmond's economy is driven primarily, by law, finance and government, and it's one of only 12 cities in the United States to be home to a Federal Reserve Bank. Greater Richmond is also home to nine Fortune 500 companies, including Dominion Resources, Performance Food Group, Brinks Company and LandAmerica Financial Group. There are also 13 Fortune 1000 companies located in Richmond.

Other major businesses with a strong presence include Philip Morris USA, Wachovia Securities, SunTrust Banks Incorporated and DuPont. Richmond is also home to the rapidly developing Virginia BioTechnology Research Park, an incubator facility for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. While all this and the Richmond International Airport make doing business in Richmond a global experience, Richmond also runs deep with small, successful local businesses like Ukrop's Super Market, a regional, family owned chain.

Attractions Near Richmond Rental Homes

With four distinct seasons, there is never a bad time to see Richmond. If you want to shop, the hardest part will be choosing among all the malls, including Stony Point Fashion Park, one of two open-air malls.

History is everywhere in Richmond, from restored plantations and homes to top-notch museums like the American Civil War Center. Other museums include the Virginia Museum of Fine Art and the Children's Museum of Richmond. Family fun continues with the Metro Richmond Zoo and Kings Dominion, with over 200 rides.

Nature plays a big role in the atmosphere of the area. The Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens and the Maymont Estate -- a 100-acre Victorian home with landscapes and gardens -- top the list of must-see places. For the art-loving crowd, aside from great local theaters, comedy clubs and world-class concerts, there is the Richmond Ballet, the Richmond Symphony, the Virginia Opera and the outdoor Shakespearean Festival.

If you like sports, you will like Richmond. With several minor league teams such as the Richmond Kickers and the Richmond Renegades, along with the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams and the University of Richmond Spiders, there is plenty to watch. Richmond International Raceway hosts two annual NASCAR Nextel Cup races, and Colonial Downs hosts the Virginia Derby each year. Richmond also hosts the Xterra off-road triathlon. With over 900 restaurants that cover the full scope of history, culture, cuisine and cost, Richmond offers something for everyone.

Educational Opportunities for Richmond Renters

The city of Richmond operates 31 elementary schools, nine middle schools, and eight high schools, with a student population of more than 25,000 students. There are also many private, college preparatory schools in Richmond, as well as the home of the Maggie L Walker Governor's School, a highly esteemed regional magnet high school. Richmond also offers a large array of higher education institutions, including the University of Richmond (private), Virginia Commonwealth University (public), Virginia Union University (private) and several community colleges in the metro area. Near by are also the College of William and Mary, Virginia State University and Randolph-Macon College.

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The Vinings At Iron Bridge

The Vinings At Iron Bridge

Richmond, VA 23234 (7.40 miles)

Price: $799-$1,284

(804) 417-7011

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Enclave at Midlothian Village

Enclave at Midlothian Village

Midlothian, VA 23114 (10.98 miles)

Price: $839-$1,419

(804) 417-7302

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Belmont Hills

Belmont Hills

Richmond, VA 23234 (7.02 miles)

Price: $699-$1,049

(855) 332-6342

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Addison At Wyndham

Addison At Wyndham

Glen Allen, VA 23059 (11.49 miles)

Price: $975-$1,475

(855) 226-7512

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Brookfield Gardens Apartments

Brookfield Gardens Apartments

Richmond, VA 23222 (1.10 miles)

Price: $725-$825

(804) 723-6579

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

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Copper Spring Apartments

Copper Spring Apartments

Richmond, VA 23294 (6.92 miles)

Price: From $830

(804) 835-5463

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Copper Spring Apartments

Copper Spring Apartments

Richmond, VA 23294 (6.92 miles)

Price: From $830

(804) 835-5463

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
2000 Sq Ft, 3 Bedroom Townhome for Rent

2000 Sq Ft, 3 Bedroom Townhome for Rent

Chesterfield, VA 23218 (0.02 miles) (#1075215)

Price: $1,695

(877) 206-4301

Beds: 3, Baths: 2½

Current Rent Specials
Trophy Club

Trophy Club

Midlothian, VA 23113 (8.59 miles) (#1462922)

Price: $879-$1,234

(855) 819-1857 Ext.  69

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Bristol Village w/ Loft, Solarium, Pool & 24/7 Gym

Bristol Village w/ Loft, Solarium, Pool & 24/7 Gym

Midlothian, VA 23114 (12.05 miles) (#1209686)

Price: $1,000

(855) 831-3163

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials Petroski Enterprises
New Manchester Flats

New Manchester Flats

Richmond, VA 23224 (2.57 miles)

Price: $681-$1,781

(804) 302-4123

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Vinings At Iron Bridge

The Vinings At Iron Bridge

Richmond, VA 23234 (7.40 miles)

Price: $799-$1,284

(804) 417-7011

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Enclave at Midlothian Village

Enclave at Midlothian Village

Midlothian, VA 23114 (10.98 miles)

Price: $839-$1,419

(804) 417-7302

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Creek's Edge At Stony Point

Creek's Edge At Stony Point

Richmond, VA 23235 (5.38 miles)

Price: $1,045-$1,640

(804) 451-6014

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Addison Crater Woods

Addison Crater Woods

Petersburg, VA 23805 (26.27 miles)

Price: $799-$1,374

(855) 332-7176

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Grove At Swift Creek

The Grove At Swift Creek

Midlothian, VA 23114 (13.30 miles)

Price: $930-$1,350

(804) 417-7280

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Jefferson Pointe

Jefferson Pointe

Prince George, VA 23875 (22.25 miles)

Price: $760-$1,056

(804) 417-7004

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
American Tobacco Center

American Tobacco Center

Richmond, VA 23223 (2.44 miles)

Price: $824-$1,967

(804) 835-5867

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Cedar Broad

Cedar Broad

Richmond, VA 23223 (2.35 miles)

Price: $878-$1,664

(804) 446-5484

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Garden Springs

Garden Springs

Chester, VA 23831 (12.74 miles)

Price: $985-$1,290

(804) 451-6408

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Park At Salisbury

The Park At Salisbury

Midlothian, VA 23113 (12.34 miles)

Price: $920-$1,375

(804) 414-8930

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Lofts and Upper Lofts At Canal Walk

The Lofts and Upper Lofts At Canal Walk

Richmond, VA 23223 (2.38 miles)

Price: From $875

(804) 451-3175

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Belmont Hills

Belmont Hills

Richmond, VA 23234 (7.02 miles)

Price: $699-$1,049

(855) 332-6342

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Marshall Springs At Gayton West

Marshall Springs At Gayton West

Glen Allen, VA 23059 (6.45 miles)

Price: $1,189-$1,575

(804) 708-3877

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Gardens At Twin Hickory

The Gardens At Twin Hickory

Glen Allen, VA 23059 (11.09 miles)

Price: $885-$1,575

(804) 708-7726

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Meridian Watermark

Meridian Watermark

Richmond, VA 23234 (7.35 miles)

Price: $820-$1,530

(804) 415-6592

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials

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