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18 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To Virginia

There are a lot of reasons people end up in Virginia. Some people come to for work. Others are here for schools – either as students or professors at any one of our amazing universities. And others just come to Virginia for a change of pace – to retire or to raise a family.

If you’re just moving to Virginia, or you’ve only recently arrived, chances are you’re going to love it here. But there are a few things that you may not expect from your new home state. To get you started, here are a few things you might just want to be ready for…

What would you tell someone to expect when moving to Virginia? If we’ve left anything off the list, please let us know in the comments below!

Anna Strock
Virginia staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance writer and journalist. Even though Anna has lived other places, somehow Virginia is where she always seems to land.