Portsmouth, Virginia

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Portsmouth, Virginia
City
Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Nickname(s): P-Town
Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 36°49′52″N 76°20′44″W / 36.83111°N 76.34556°W / 36.83111; -76.34556Coordinates: 36°49′52″N 76°20′44″W / 36.83111°N 76.34556°W / 36.83111; -76.34556
Country United States
State Virginia
Founded 1752
Government
 • Mayor Dr. James W. Holley III
Area
 • Total 46.6 sq mi (120.7 km2)
 • Land 33.2 sq mi (85.9 km2)
 • Water 34.9 sq mi (13.5 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2005)
 • Total 100,565
 • Density 3,032.7/sq mi (1,170.9/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 757
FIPS code 51-64000[1]
GNIS feature ID 1497102[2]

Portsmouth is a city in the U.S. State of Virginia. Just over 100,000 people live there.

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