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Hampton, Virginia

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Welcome to Hampton ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hampton has a population of 134,313 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Hampton was established in 1610.

Hampton is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Hampton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hampton is within the boundaries of the (757) area code.

The ZIP code for Hampton: 23666<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hampton had a population of 137,436 people.

The population of Hampton represents 1.72% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 137,436 people, the population of Hampton decreased 6.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 146,437 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hampton had an population of 134,313 people. This is a decrease of 2.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.28% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hampton.

Communities Also Named Hampton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Hampton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hampton.

Websites for Hampton ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hampton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hampton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hampton. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hampton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampton ...

Looking for more information about Hampton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hampton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hampton.

Communities near Hampton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Norfolk   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Hampton

Located in Norfolk City

Newport News   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Hampton

Located in Newport News City

Portsmouth   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Hampton

Located in Portsmouth City

Poquoson   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Hampton

Located in Poquoson City

Smithfield   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the West (W) of Hampton

Located in Isle of Wight County

Newgate Village   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Hampton

Hilton Village   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Hampton

Located in Newport News City

Bernard Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Hampton

Located in Newport News City

Monticello Village   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Hampton

Located in Norfolk City

Sussex   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Hampton

Located in Norfolk City

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Hampton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hampton:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hampton.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hampton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hampton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hampton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hampton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hampton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hampton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hampton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0295, Longitude: -76.3504     [Map].






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