What county is chesapeake virginia in?
Chesapeake is not part of a county, it is an independent city situated in the South Hampton Roads portion of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of Virginia in the United States. For classification purposes, it is considered a "county-equivalent".
It is in the heart of Coastal Virginia with a unique blend of urban and rural settings. Money magazine rated the city as one of the country's top 100 best places to live in 2010. They’re also consistently classified by the FBI as one of the five safest cities of its size in the country.
Chesapeake is the 11th largest city in the U.S., it consists of more than 353 square miles of land area. Chesapeake is easy to get to as it is served by interstate highways, an international airport in neighboring Norfolk and two executive airports.
Of interest, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission has decided to build new tunnels and raise the toll by 10 percent starting in January 2014, and continue to raise the toll 10 percent every five years thereafter. Find out more at Delmarva Now.
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