Chesapeake (Virginia)

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Coordinates 36°42′51″N 76°14′18″W
Country United States
State Virginia
County None (independent city)
Founded 1963 (1919 as South Norfolk, 1634 as Norfolk County, Virginia)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP codes 23320-23328
Area code(s) 757 and 948
FIPS code 51-16000
GNIS feature ID 1496841
Government (Type) Council-Manager
Government (Mayor) Rick West(R)
Government (Independent city) 249,422
Government (Land) 338.51 sq mi (876.74 km2)
Government (Water) 12.44 sq mi (32.21auto279.26 km2) 2.9%
Government (Rank) 90th in the United States 2nd in Virginia
Government (Density) 710/sq mi (270/km2)
Government (Metro) 1,799,674
Area (Independent city) 249,422
Area (Land) 338.51 sq mi (876.74 km2)
Area (Water) 12.44 sq mi (32.21auto279.26 km2) 2.9%
Area (Rank) 90th in the United States 2nd in Virginia
Area (Density) 710/sq mi (270/km2)
Area (Metro) 1,799,674
Population (2020) (Independent city) 249,422
Population (2020) (Rank) 90th in the United States 2nd in Virginia
Population (2020) (Density) 710/sq mi (270/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 1,799,674

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Chesapeake is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2020 census, the population was 249,422, it is the second-most populous independent city in Virginia, tenth-largest in the Mid-Atlantic, and the 90th most populous city in the United States.

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