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Location in the state of Virginia
Location in the state of Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
Founded December 17, 1752
Government
 • Mayor Brian A. Moore
Area
 • Independent city 23.2 sq mi (60 km2)
 • Land 22.9 sq mi (59 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation
134 ft (40 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Independent city 32,420
 • Density 1,397/sq mi (539.5/km2)
 • Metro
1,126,262

Petersburg is a city of Virginia in the United States. It is on the Appomattox River. The city's population was 32,420 as of 2010.[3]

Part of Petersburg National Battlefield Park is in the city.

The area has three schools of higher education:

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