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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Welcome to Virginia Beach ...
A typical abbreviation for Virginia Beach: Virginia Bch.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Virginia Beach has a population of 449,974 people<1> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Virginia Beach.
The coastal city of Virginia Beach is near sea level<2>.
Time Zone: Virginia Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Virginia Beach: (757)
Websites for Virginia Beach ...
Official Website: www.vbgov.com/
Junior League: www.jlnvb.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Virginia Beach had an population of 449,974 people. This is an increase of 2.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Virginia Beach had a population of 437,994 people.
The population of Virginia Beach represents 5.47% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 437,994 people, the population of Virginia Beach increased 3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 425,257 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Virginia Beach.
Adding Virginia Beach to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Virginia Beach in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Virginia Beach was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Virginia Beach on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Virginia Beach ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Virginia Beach - it's located in Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Virginia Beach.
Communities near Virginia Beach ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Virginia Beach.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Virginia Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Virginia Beach.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Virginia Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Virginia Beach.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Virginia Beach. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Virginia Beach.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Virginia Beach ...
Looking for more information about Virginia Beach? 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 Virginia Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Virginia Beach.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Virginia Beach: www.vbgov.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021