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Midlothian, VA

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Midlothian, VA

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Midlothian is in Chesterfield County, Virginia.


“Midlothian” [3] is located in the state of Virginia, west of Richmond and south of the James River in the Richmond-Petersburg region. Rich in history, before the Europeans arrival in the 17th century the land was populated for thousands of years by various Native American Indians. Because of the hilly land the settlers from Europe were unable to grow Tabaco but the land’s natural recourses were soon recognized: its coal. Established over 300 years ago, Midlothian is the first commercially mined coal in the Virginia Colony, which later became the United States. The land was named for the earlier coal mining initiatives of the Wooldridge brothers who came from mining villages in “East Lothian” and “West Lothian” in Edinburgh, Scotland so their new venture became “Mid-Lothian”. Today Midlothian is suburban community that continues to be proud of its history.


Get In[edit]

By Plane[edit]

  • Richmond International Airport, 1 Richmond E Byrd Terminal Dr Richmond, Virginia 23250, 804 226 3000. Large airport with national and international flights daily.  edit

By Train[edit]

  • Amtrak Train, Main Street Station Richmond, VA 23250, 888 268 7222. Large Train Station.  edit
Main Street Station

By Car[edit]

For those driving from the southern part of Virginia, or South Carolina take I-85 North and look for signs for I-95 North/Richmond and merge onto I-95 North. Take exit 62 for VA-288 North toward Chesterfield/ Powhite Parkway. Then take exit US-60 East/Midlothian Turnpike toward Midlothian East. Turn left onto Salisbury Drive in Midlothian.

See[edit][add listing]

Mid-Lothian Mines Park, 13301 N. Woolridge Rd., Midlothian, Va. 23114, [1]. Mid-Lothian Mines Park is a 44-acre preserve that opened in 2004. It is dedicated to the citizens of Chesterfield County. Showing the cut stone ruins of the mines surrounded by the woodland testifies to those who started the U.S. industrial revolution..  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

Uptown Ally, 6101 Brad McNeer Parkway., 804 744 1077 (), [2].  edit

Peak Experiences Park, located at 1421 Polo Circle, Midlothian, VA 2311, 804 897 6800. Peak Experience Park is an indoor rock climbing center. You can go for the day, get a membership or thrown a birthday party here..  edit

King Pin Lanes, 200 N. Otterdale Rd, Midlothian, VA 23113, (). King Pin Lanes is a 32 lane bowling center that is great for young children because of the fully equipped optional bumpers. Party parties are also a great option at King Pin Lanes..  edit

Get Around[edit]

By Car[edit]

In Midlothian, VA the public choose to get around by car. There is no train station or bus service in Midlothian. The closest train station is in Richmond, VA.


Midlothian, VA is full of runners and bikers. There are sidewalks on all the main roads in Midlothian which helps make it safe for pedestrians.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Belle Vie European Bistro, 1244 Alverser Plaza, 804 379 3338. Tuesday- Saturday 5pm-10pm, Sunday Brunch 11am- 2:30pm, Bar opens at 4pm, Lunch Tuesday- Friday 1:30am-2:00pm. Serves European cuisine and offers a lot of different wine choices..  edit
  • Angelo’s Italian Pizza, 11643 Midlothian Turnpike, 804 378-0723. Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm, and Sunday 3pm-10pm.. Casual attire. Good atmosphere for families with young children. Offers indoor and outdoor seating, serves Italian cuisine from seafood to pizza.  edit
  • Pescados, 13126 Midlothian Tpke, 803 379 7121. Monday-Friday 1:30am- 2pm. Monday- Saturday 5pm-9pm. Serves Caribbean Seafood and is very family friendly.  edit
  • Q Barbeque, 2077 Walmart Way, 804 897 9007. Monday- Sunday 11am- 9pm. Serves hotdogs, hamburgers, pulled pork sandwiches and more barbeque items..  edit
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 11500 W Huguenot Rd, 803 378 0600. Monday- Thursday 5pm- 9pm, Friday- Saturday 5pm- 10pm and Sunday 4pm-9pm. Good for large parties. Not family friendly. Cressy attire is mandatory..  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Sleep Inn & Suites Harbour Pointe, 6451 Bayside Land, 23112 Midlothian, VA, 804 639 3500. Rooms start at $98/night. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire hotel. There is a fitness center. Complimentary breakfast in included..  edit
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Richmond Chesterfield, 1301 Huguenot Road, Midlothian, VA, 804 794 4999.  edit
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