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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Virginia is 1,342, with a population density of 4.20 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Virginia is bounded by the Zillmere Waterholes and Downfall Creek in the north, a line running continuous of Blinzinger Road, Blinzinger Road and the Shorncliffe railway line in the east, Toombul Road, Saint Vincents Road, Sandgate Road, Maddocks Street, Hulme Street and Burren Street in the south, and Pilliga Street, Borrows Street, Downfall Creek, the North Coast railway line and Bilsen Road in the west.

Name origin

Virginia is thought to be named after the USA State.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s. Brickworks operated in the area from 1888 until the 1970s. Growth took place in the 1920s, and during the post-war years. The population and dwelling stock have been relatively stable since the mid 1990s.

Land use

Virginia is an established residential and industrial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Virginia Golf Club, A.R.C. Hill Park, Warburton Park and one school.