Petersburg is an independent city in Virginia, located on the Appomattox River and 23 miles south of the state capital of Richmond. The city's population was 32,420 as of 2010. The city's unique industrial past and its location as a transportation hub combined to create wealth for Virginia and the region. The city's rich history dates back to Native Americans and was one of the homes of the Powhatan tribe. The city also has played a key role in the end of the Civil War and in the shaping of the Civil Rights Movement.
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