Fun Facts About Norfolk, VA
Norfolk is home to the world’s most extensive naval base and the North American Headquarters for NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization).
Norfolk International Terminal has completed a 300-acre expansion, making it the largest inter-model center in the U.S.
Norfolk is home to the USS Wisconsin battleship and a vibrant harbor. Ocean-going cruise vessels of up to 3,000 passengers regularly stop at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center downtown.
Norfolk is home to the Virginia Opera, the Virginia Stage Company, the Virginia Symphony, the Virginia Arts Festival, Chrysler Hall, Chrysler Museum of Art, the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial, and Nauticus, the National Maritime Center.
Norfolk has been recognized as a Tree City, and its neighborhoods have large trees and flowers. It is home to the Norfolk Botanical Garden.
Area Codes: 757
Zip Codes: 23324, 23455, 23501, 23502, 23503, 23504, 23505, 23506, 23507, 23508, 23509, 23510, 23511, 23513, 23514, 23515, 23517, 23518, 23519, 23520, 23523, 23529, 23541, 23551, 23703
Nearby Cities: Portsmouth, VA; Chesapeake, VA; Newport News, VA; Hampton, VA; Virginia Beach, VA; Suffolk, VA; Poquoson, VA; Williamsburg, VA; Hopewell, VA; Petersburg, VA; Chester, VA; Highland Springs, VA