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Cotton Plantation - Virginia Colony

The Virginia Colony

The Virginia Colony was the first of the original 13 colonies located on the Atlantic coast of North America. The original 13 colonies were divided into three geographic areas consisting of the New England, Middle and Southern colonies. The Virginia Colony was classified as one of the Southern Colonies. The Province of Virginia was an English colony in North America that existed from 1607 until 1776, when it joined the other 12 of the 13 colonies in rebellion against Great Britain and became the U.S. state of Virginia.

Founding of the Virginia Colony

When was the colony of Virginia founded? The Virginia Colony was founded in 1607 by John Smith and other colonists including John Rolfe backed by the London Company, at Jamestown.
Map of 13 Colonies Chart
Map of 13 Colonies Chart