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Living in Shockoe Bottom Richmond

Shockoe Bottom is the 7th most walkable neighborhood in Richmond with 2,367 residents.

Shockoe Bottom is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Church Hill, Union Hill, Chimborazo, Shockoe Slip, Old Town Manchester, Fairmount and Church Hill North.

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91 Walk Score of Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA

Shockoe Bottom is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe

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Shockoe Bottom

Daily errands do not require a car in Shockoe Bottom Richmond.

Shockoe Bottom is the 7th most walkable neighborhood in Richmond with a Walk Score of 91.

Find apartments in Richmond's most walkable neighborhoods: Monroe Ward, Jackson Ward and Carytown.

Shockoe Bottom Richmond Apartments for Rent

Shockoe Bottom Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Shockoe Bottom to other Richmond neighborhoods.

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Population

5 Carver 93 - 81 2,734
6 The Fan 93 - 85 13,433
7 Shockoe Bottom 91 - 56 2,367
8 The Museum District 89 - 80 6,800
9 Church Hill 82 - 64 2,701

Eating & Drinking

There are about 99 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Shockoe Bottom.

People in Shockoe Bottom can walk to an average of 16 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for The Museum of Edgar Allan PoeThe Edgar Allan Poe Museum contains manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings of Poe.

Phoebe Reid
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Phoebe Reid

I'm a picture taker, a daydreamer, a memory keeper, a travel junkie, a storyteller, a fan of grilled cheese sandwiches and I have a wandering heart & soul. I currently live in Richmond, Va in an old and quirky part of town .

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The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe

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Shockoe Bottom

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Shockoe Bottom

56 Bike Score of Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA

Shockoe Bottom is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Shockoe Bottom

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Shockoe Bottom

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Main Street Station

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Great Shiplock Park

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Great Shiplock Park

thumbnail for Shockoe Bottom Shockoe Bottom runs along side of the James River and the Kanawha Canal which means that it also runs along side of the flood wall creating some interesting architectural elements.

Phoebe Reid
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Shockoe Bottom

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GlobeHopper Coffeehouse & Lounge

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Shockoe Bottom

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Richmond Farmers Market

thumbnail for Shockoe BottomThe Virginia Capital Trail is a 55-mile long, dedicated multi-use trail connecting Richmond and Williamsburg along the historic and beautiful Rt. 5 corridor. Part of it runs through Shockoe Bottom and provides a perfect spot for walking, biking, running and/or jogging.

Phoebe Reid
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Richmond Farmers Market

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Shockoe Bottom

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Shockoe Bottom

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