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Chesapeake Essential Info


Chesapeake is a city of 200,000 in the Hampton Roads area in Eastern Virginia. Neighboring cities are Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Portsmouth.

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Best Time To Go

Mar-Jun, Sep-Oct

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Current Weather

65 °F


Fun Facts

  1. Chesapeake contains more miles of deepwater canals than any other city in the country.
  2. Chesapeake Bay produces about 500 million pounds of seafood every year.
  3. Chesapeake's Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is home to 213 species of birds.
  4. John Kerry and Barack Obama both held Town Hall-style meetings at Oscar F Smith High School in Chesapeake during their campaign.

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