Hampton can trace its roots back to the earliest days of the English Colonists. It was first discovered by Cristopher Newport on one of his 1607 voyages and settled in 1610.
It is one of the seven major cities that compose the Hampton Roads metropolitan area and is on the southeastern end of the Virginia Peninsula. It also hosts the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, the world's first bridge-tunnel.
Hampton is a gorgeous city that is rich in history and culture. It is bordered to the north by Poquoson and York County, the James River to the south, Newport News to the west and the Chesapeake Bay to the east.
Hampton is a growing and bustling community that is comprised of the some of the following neighborhoods: Phoebus, Downtown, Fox Hill, Wythe, and Buckroe Beach.
The city features Buckroe Beach, Fort Monroe National Park (the largest stone fort in the US) Langley Airforce Base, NASA, Langley Speedway and many other museums, parks and shopping attractions.