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Portsmouth - Town vs. County Stats

Portsmouth - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Portsmouth: $175,200 / County Avg $175,200

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Avg Taxes in Portsmouth: $2,300 / County Avg $2,300

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Avg Sq. Ft. in Portsmouth: 1,675 / County Avg 1,673

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Avg Price per/ft2 in Portsmouth: $105 / County Avg $105

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Avg Walkscore in Portsmouth: 37 / County Avg 37

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Avg Year Built in Portsmouth: 1959 / County Avg 1959

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Avg Days on Website in Portsmouth: 94 / County Avg 95

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Portsmouth, Virginia is home to The Norfolk Naval Shipyard, often called the Norfolk Navy Yard, is a historic and active U.S. Navy facility that is actually located in Portsmouth rather than Norfolk; the original name "Gosport" was changed to "Norfolk" to reflect its location in Norfolk County, VA. The shipyard upgrades, remodels, and repairs ships of the US Navy and is one of the few facilities in the world with the capability to dry dock an aircraft carrier.


Directly opposite Norfolk, the city of Portsmouth also has miles of waterfront land on the Elizabeth River as part of the beautiful harbor of Hampton Roads, Virginia. There are a ferry boats that take riders back and forth across the water between Downtown Norfolk and Olde Towne Portsmouth.


Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Formerly the Naval Hospital Portsmouth, the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth is a United States Navy medical center adjacent to the Olde Towne Historic District and Park View Historic District. Founded in 1827, it is the oldest continuously running hospital in the Navy medical system with the motto "First and Finest.

Areas in Portsmouth VA
Central Portsmouth
Northwest Portsmouth