Piedmont region of Virginia
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The Piedmont region of Virginia is a part of the greater Piedmont region which stretches from the falls of the Potomac, Rappahannock, and James Rivers to the Blue Ridge Mountains. The region is 50 miles wide, more or less, and 100 miles in length. At its northern corners are the major cities of Washington, D.C., and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; on the southern corners, Charlottesville and Richmond, Virginia. It encompasses the counties of Loudoun, Fauquier, Prince William, Culpeper, Madison, Greene, Orange, Louisa, Albemarle, Fluvanna and Pittsylvania in Virginia. The Piedmont Environmental Council favors controlled growth in this area. Also one of its products is tobacco.
The dialect associated with this region is Virginia Piedmont.