Hampton is an independent city located in Virginia. It is on the southern end of the Virginia Peninsula, bordering on Hampton Roads and Chesapeake Bay. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 146,437.
The current City of Hampton was formed from the incorporated town of Phoebus and Elizabeth City County, Virginia in 1952. It essentially incorporates the boundaries of Elizabeth City County which was created in 1643 from Elizabeth River Shire, one of the eight original shires of 1634 in colonial Virginia.
Web Sites and Links
City of Hampton, VirginiaThe official homepages for the City of Hampton, including a comprehensive guide to City Services and an overview of economic growth.
Downtown Hampton VirginiaGuide to the best of what Downtown Hampton has to offer. Dining, shopping, historical/cultural attractions, marinas and business services.
International Coordination Group on Laser Atmospheric StudiesView charter, membership and officer listings, and awards given out annually.
Sandy Bottom Nature ParkIncludes listing of facilities and volunteer oppurtunities.
Wikipedia - HamptonInformation and statistics from Wikipedia.