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
Coordinates: Coordinates: 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
 • Mayor Dr. James W. Holley III
 • 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]
Website http://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.