Comprising the Virginia Beach–Norfolk–Newport News, VA–NC, metropolitan area and an extended combined statistical area that includes the Elizabeth City, North Carolina, micropolitan statistical area and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, micropolitan statistical area, Hampton Roads is known for its large military
What does Hampton Roads consist of?
Home to more than 1.8 million people, the Hampton Roads region includes the independent cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg and the counties of Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Mathews, Southampton, Surry*, and York.
How big is Hampton Roads Virginia?
9,660 km² Hampton Roads/Area
How long was the battle of Hampton Roads?
four Although its famous four-hour duel with the Virginia at the Battle of Hampton Roads in March 1862 was a tactical draw, the Monitor prevented the destruction of the Union fleet at Hampton Roads.
Is Virginia Beach a good place to live?
Virginia Beach is a great place to live – in fact, WalletHub.com listed it as the best big city to live in 2017 based on cost of living, safety and health and education options.