Cities in Virginia
Virginia allows municipal charter cities and counties. There are 95 total counties in Virginia. Of those 95:
Types of local government
Local government in Virginia consists of:
- 95 counties, of which 3 have charters.
- 229 incorporated cities and towns, all of which operate under a state granted charter.
- In addition, there are 172 special districts and 1 independent school district.
Initiative process availability
The initiative process is available in the 4 of the 229 Virginia charter municipalities which have exercised their home rule authority to institute such a process. They are Hampton, Lynchburg, Norfolk, and Portsmouth
10 most populated cities
|List of Most Populated Cities in Virginia|
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Full list of cities
- See also: List of Virginia cities
|A guide to local ballot initiatives|