Located on the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, the City of Hampton is graced with miles of shoreline and breathtaking water views. The city is literally in the heart of the Hampton Roads region and the center of the East Coast.
Established in 1610, Hampton is one of America’s oldest cities and is also one of the fastest growing cities in the region…a city on the move! Rich in history with small-town charm, Hampton has been recognized by Money magazine as one of the best places to live, as well as a national model for youth development and civic engagement. Stroll the streets of our vibrant, waterfront community and you will quickly see what makes Hampton a great place to live, work and play.