Portsmouth, Virginia

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Portsmouth, Virginia
Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Nickname(s): 
P-Town
Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia
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CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
Founded1752
Government
 • MayorDr. James W. Holley III
Area
 • Total46.6 sq mi (120.7 km2)
 • Land33.2 sq mi (85.9 km2)
 • Water34.9 sq mi (13.5 km2)
Elevation
20 ft (6 m)
Population
(2005)
 • Total100,565
 • Density3,032.7/sq mi (1,170.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)757
FIPS code51-64000[1]
GNIS feature ID1497102[2]
Websitehttp://www.portsmouthva.gov/

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.