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Richmond, Virginia (named New Richmond by survivors after the apocalypse) is the former capital of Virginia. Before the apocalypse, it was the fourth-largest city in Virginia and housed over 200,000 people, with a metropolitan area of over 1,000,000.

History

Richmond was the capital of Virginia. It was founded in 1737.

Post-Apocalypse

It is hinted that a large amount of Richmond's former residents established a peaceful community within the city. Sometime during the outbreak, a large military-style group known as the New Frontier took over the city and established a headquarters there, they renamed the city New Richmond. Magna and her group from the comic books had been in Richmond at one point before finding Alexandria; it is assumed she and her group left before the New Frontier took over.

Survivors

Comic Series

Novel Series

Video Game

Deaths

  • Conrad - Shot in the head by Javier in the train tunnels, devoured by walkers outside of the New Frontier's Warehouse, or accidentally ran over by Kate within New Richmond. (Determinant)
  • Lonnie - Shot in the head by David in the church within New Richmond. (Off-Screen, Determinant)
  • Paul Lingard - Euthanised and stabbed in the head by either Javier or Clementine in the hosptial within New Richmond. (Determinant)
  • Joan - Shot in the head by Javier on the gallow within New Richmond. (Determinant)
  • Clinton Barnes - Shot in the head by David on the gallow within New Richmond. (Determinant)
  • Ida - Devoured by walkers possibly within New Richmond. (Off-Screen, Confirmed Fate)
  • Rufus - Axed and blood loss and/or shot in the head by David in Eleanor’s apartment within New Richmond. (Before Reanimation, Determinant), (Zombified, Determinant)
  • Ava - Shot in the head by a member of the New Frontier on the gallow within New Richmond or fell off a bridge.
  • Tripp - Shot in the neck by a member of the New Frontier on the gallow within New Richmond or fell off a bridge and broke his neck.
  • David García - Bitten by walkers and shot in the head or smashed in the head by Gabriel outside of New Richmond. (Determinant)
  • Kate García - Bitten by walkers within New Richmond (Caused, Alive) Shot in the head by Javier within New Richmond. (Zombified, Determinant)
  • Gabriel García - Bitten by zombified David García (Caused), Shot in the head by himself or Javier. (Alive, Out Of Mercy, To Prevent Reanimation, Determinant), (Suicide, To Prevent Reanimation, Determinant)
  • Numerous counts of unnamed people

Trivia

  • According to Abel, it is possible that Richmond took part in a war against many communities.
  • Clementine mentions in Season 4 that she can't go back to Richmond because the path between McCarroll Ranch and Richmond is overrun with zombies and unsafe, plus possibly because most of the state is a war zone.
Locations (Comic Series)
Cynthiana, KentuckyAtlanta, GeorgiaAtlanta Survivor CampWiltshire EstatesGreene Family FarmMeriwether County Correctional FacilityWoodbury, GeorgiaNational Guard StationFr. Gabriel Stokes' ChurchThe Hunters' BaseAlexandria Safe-ZoneHilltop ColonyWashington, D.C.The SanctuaryThe KingdomOceansideSlade County Retirement HomeWhisperers' CampPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaTrain YardThe CommonwealthGreenvilleGrimes Family FarmSpringhavenTrain TracksRick Grimes' Statue
Video Game Locations
Season 1 Atlanta, GeorgiaInterstate 85Georgia WoodsClementine's NeighborhoodGreene Family FarmMacon, GeorgiaEverett Pharmacy DrugstoreTravelier MotelRobins Air Force BaseStone Mountain High SchoolSt. John's Dairy FarmJolene's CampHighway RoadThe TrainRural Georgia WoodsHighway OverpassTrain StationSavannah, GeorgiaFivel's MansionCrawfordSt. Felicity's Catholic SchoolHerman's Auto GarageSavannah HospitalSavannah WarehouseThe Marsh HouseEosé Jewelry Store
400 Days Prison BusYewberry RoadCornfieldGil's PitstopSurvivor Camp
Season 2 Gil's PitstopChrista's CampCabinForest ShedFish TrapsStation House BridgeStation HouseMoonstar LodgeHowe's HardwareParker's RunSunshine Village Mobile Home ParkPower StationUnfinished HouseWoodchuck Rest AreaWellington, Ohio
Michonne The CompanionThe MobjackMonroeFairbanks' House
Season 3 García HomeC&C Auto StopPrescottWellington, OhioHowe's HardwareDiner and Self Service StationRichmond, VirginiaNew RichmondMcCarroll Ranch
Season 4 Train StationEricson's Boarding SchoolFishing CabinHunting AreaJames' CampEricson's GreenhouseS.S. Stewarts FitzgeraldJames' BarnCaveCovered BridgeMcCarroll Ranch
Larger Regions GeorgiaVirginiaNorth CarolinaTennesseeOhioMarylandWest Virginia The U.S.A
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