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15 Reasons Why People From Virginia Are Unbelievably Tough

From the start, Virginians have earned their reputation as some of the toughest folks around. We are home to the first permanent English colony in the United States and the site of some of the most significant events in history. Over the years, we’ve learned how to make it through anything – and how to look good doing it. So if you want to know just what it is that makes Virginians so tough, take a look below.

If there’s one thing I know for sure, Virginians have what it take to make it – and thrive. What are the qualities or features of Virginia that you think make us the toughest people around? I’d love to hear about them 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.