Portsmouth City of Portsmouth, Virginia

Portsmouth: Independent city in Virginia, United States

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Location of Portsmouth on Virginia map.

About

Portsmouth is a city located in the county of City of Portsmouth in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 95,535 and a population density of 790 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 95,094 inhabitants.

The city was created 269 years ago in 1751.

US Navy 030820-N-9851B-011 Tug boats guide USS Harry S. Truman 'CVN 75' up the Elizabeth River  past Portsmouth landmarks image
US Navy 030820-N-9851B-011 Tug boats guide USS Harry S. Truman 'CVN 75' up the Elizabeth River past Portsmouth landmarks
US Navy 030820-N-9851B-011 Tug boats guide USS Harry S. Truman 'CVN 75' up the Elizabeth River  past Portsmouth landmarks image

Geography

Portsmouth is located at 36°50'8"N 76°17'54"W (36.8354300, -76.2982700). It has 5 neighbors: Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Portsmouth map

Portsmouth Quick Facts

Population : 95,094 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Portsmouth
Phone Area Codes : 757
Area : 120.91 km2
Named for : Portsmouth
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1752 (269 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:27:56 (22nd October 2021)
Postal code : 23701
Density : 787 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.46% (2010-2020)

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Portsmouth has 5 neighbours.

  • Chesapeake independent city in Virginia, United States
  • Hampton independent city in Virginia, United States
  • Newport News independent city in Virginia, United States
  • Norfolk independent city in Virginia, United States
  • Suffolk independent city in Virginia, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Portsmouth decreased by 0.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 95,535 - census
2011 95,748 0.22% estimation process
2012 96,480 0.76% estimation process
2013 96,075 -0.42% estimation process
2014 95,829 -0.26% estimation process
2015 96,336 0.53% estimation process
2016 95,165 -1.23% estimation process
2017 94,838 -0.34% estimation process
2018 94,750 -0.09% estimation process
2019 94,398 -0.37% estimation process
2020 95,094 0.73% estimation process

Portsmouth zip code is 23701. County name: Portsmouth, County fips: 51740

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Local Places in Portsmouth

1 Portsmouth city hall
Rating: 3.8 (35)

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Portsmouth city hall
2 DMV Select
Rating: 3.9 (30)

Address: 801 Crawford St 1st floor, Portsmouth, VA 23704 ➦ Show Map

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3 Portsmouth City Treasurer
Rating: 1.6 (20)

Address: 801 Crawford St UNIT C, Portsmouth, VA 23704 ➦ Show Map

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4 A Goodwin for Portsmouth Mayor
Rating: 5 (15)

Address: 900 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704 ➦ Show Map

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5 Portsmouth City
Rating: 2.7 (3)

Address: 1345 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704 ➦ Show Map

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6 City Council Office
Rating: 2.3 (3)

Address: 801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704 ➦ Show Map

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City Council Office
7 Human Resource Management
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Address: 801 Crawford St UNIT 2, Portsmouth, VA 23704 ➦ Show Map

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8 Portsmouth Fire Station 11
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Address: 32 Prospect Pkwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702 ➦ Show Map

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Portsmouth Fire Station 11
9 Engineering & Technical Services
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Address: 801 Crawford St # 4, Portsmouth, VA 23704 ➦ Show Map

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10 The City Of Portsmouth
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People born in Portsmouth (198)

People born in Portsmouth, including singer-songwriter Ruth Brown, rapper, songwriter and record producer from Virginia Missy Elliott, comedian, writer, actress and voice artist Wanda Sykes, you can see a list of people who born in Portsmouth.

  • LaTasha Colander (athletics competitor) she was born in 23/08/1976
  • Mae Murray (Actress, dancer, film producer, screenwriter) she was born in 10/05/1885
  • Bebe Buell (American model and singer) she was born in 14/07/1953
  • V. C. Andrews (novelist) she was born in 06/06/1923
  • Ace Parker (American football and baseball player and coach (1912-2013)) he was born in 17/05/1912
  • Dave Bailey (American drummer) he was born in 22/02/1926
  • Patton Oswalt (American stand-up comedian) he was born in 27/01/1969
  • James Murphy (American guitarist) he was born in 30/07/1967
  • Chad Hugo (American record producer and songwriter) he was born in 24/02/1974
  • Swamp Dogg (musician) he was born in 12/07/1942
  • Clay Rapada (baseball pitcher from the United States) he was born in 09/03/1981
  • Ken Bowersox (American astronaut) he was born in 14/11/1956
  • William Russ (actor, television director) he was born in 20/10/1950
  • Mike Watt (musician, songwriter) he was born in 20/12/1957
  • Donald Machholz (American astronomer) he was born in 07/10/1952
  • Perry Ellis (American fashion designer) he was born in 03/03/1940
  • Deborah Coleman (American blues guitarist, songwriter and singer) she was born in 03/10/1956
  • Wayman Carver (American musician) he was born in 25/12/1905

Schools in Portsmouth

College & universities near Portsmouth, VA

Code Name City ZIP
233772 Tidewater Community College Norfolk (VA) 23510
231970 Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk (VA) 23507
232937 Norfolk State University Norfolk (VA) 23504-8000
232982 Old Dominion University Norfolk (VA) 23529
427973 Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake Chesapeake (VA) 23320

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Portsmouth, VA

Code Name Address Type
NFK Norfolk 215 W York Street BUS
NPN Newport News station 9304 Warwick Boulevard RAIL
VAB Virginia Beach, Virginia 19th St. and Pacific Ave. BUS
WBG Williamsburg Transportation Center 468 North Boundary Street RAIL
PTB Petersburg station 3516 South Street RAIL

Post offices near Portsmouth

Post Office Name City ZIP
Portsid Post Office Portsmouth (VA) 23704
Customhou Post Office Norfolk (VA) 23514
Berkley Post Office Norfolk (VA) 23523
Milan New Post Office Norfolk (VA) 23501
Norfolk Post Office Norfolk (VA) 23501

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in City of Portsmouth

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in City of Portsmouth , VA.

City Name Population Title
Portsmouth Heights 99,049 City in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Portsmouth distances to largest Virginia cities