Chesapeake, the third populous city in Virginia is a diverse city in which a few urban areas are located. It also has many square miles of protected farmland, forests, and wetlands, including a substantial portion of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. In 2011, Chesapeake was named the 21st best city in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek.
Chesapeake is a beautiful city that is located in the middle of South Hampton Roads. It extends from the rural border with North Carolina to the harbor area of Hampton Roads adjacent to the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach.
Chesapeake is a quiet and family-oriented community that is comprised of some of the following neighborhoods: Great Bridge, Deep Creek, Western Branch, Greenbrier, and Hickory.
The city features Fentress Air Field, Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and Canal, Northwest River Park, Great Bridge Lock Park and plenty of shopping.