Newport News Real Estate & Community Information in Virginia
Newport News is an attractive waterfront community with almost unlimited recreational opportunities, all the amenities of a big city, a rich history and a natural beauty that makes it a delight for residents and a great escape for visitors. The city is home to over 180,000 residents who have the benefit of safe, quiet neighborhoods, a strong economy, outstanding public schools and colonial charm. Residents can enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking, fishing, golfing, archery, camping, canoeing or just stopping to smell the roses.
Early 1920s antebellum homes, Cape Cod and English cottage-style homes and quaint antique and specialty shops stretch from Warwick Boulevard to the James River. The Peninsula Community is a four-block district that features plays and concerts at a local theater, a myriad of restaurants and a diverse range of shops.
Newport News is a city rich in heritage and is known as the site of the most prominent naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack more than 135 years ago. The 22-mile long city sits just below the tip of the Virginia peninsula and is the fourth largest city by size in the state.
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