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Coordinates: 37°12′46″N 77°24′1″W / 37.21278°N 77.40028°W / 37.21278; -77.40028
CountryUnited States
StateCommonwealth of Virginia
CountyNone
(Independent city)
FoundedDecember 17, 1748
Government
 • MayorSam Parham
Area
 • Independent city23.2 sq mi (60 km2)
 • Land22.9 sq mi (59 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation
134 ft (40 m)
Population
 (2015)
 • Independent city32,477
 • Density1,399.9/sq mi (540.5/km2)
 • Metro
1,126,262
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
23803–23806
FIPS code51-61832[1]
GNIS ID1497087[2]
Websitewww.petersburgva.gov

Petersburg is a city in 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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