The City of Chesapeake:
Hampton Roads Map:
This is Hampton Roads Magazine:
The City of Chesapeake is part of Virginia's Hampton Roads, America's First Region, located at the midpoint of the US Atlantic Coast, 3.5 hours south of Washington, DC. Two-thirds of the US population and industrial production are within 750 miles (1,200 km) of Chesapeake, one of the 100 largest cities in America, and one of its best locations for business investment and quality of life. Together with the neighboring cities of Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton and Newport News, Chesapeake makes ups a dynamic MSA of more than 1.6 million people. 20 countries from 5 continents are represented in Chesapeake’s business community.
Chesapeake is consistently ranked by the FBI as one of the five safest U.S. cities with populations over 200,000. It is a family-oriented city with a pace that's in keeping with the dynamic global business community. Its location at the heart of Hampton Roads ensures that cultural and recreational opportunities to suit every taste abound. Chesapeake embraces the global village concept, blending the best of America with the cosmopolitan influences of over 80 foreign-based companies from 19 different countries. The quality school system employs more teachers with masters degrees than any other in Virginia. The Chesapeake Conference Center, with the largest ballroom in the Commonwealth of Virginia, offers the ideal setting for corporate and social events, whether for 10 or 2,000 guests. Hampton Roads is Virginia's cultural hub - home of the Virginia Opera, Virginia Stage Company, Virginia Symphony, Chrysler Museum and Mariner's Museum. The region is one of America's most popular vacation spots, with beautiful beaches (Virginia Beach), historical meccas (Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown), fun attractions (Busch Gardens, Nauticus, Virginia Marine Science Museum , Children's Museum of Virginia) and much more.