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Area of Interest Website Description
Amenities
Chesapeake Amenities www.areavibes.com/chesapeake-va/amenities/ The AreaVibes Livability Score was designed to help you find the best places to live. It is created using a unique algorithm that takes into account dozens of characteristics in 7 different categories including nearby amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. A total Livability Score is then calculated out of 100 for any area across America.
Chesapeake Points of Interest www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g57597-Activities-Chesapeake_Virginia.html Chesapeake Points of Interest from Trip Advisor
Assessments
Chesapeake Real Estate Assessment Search www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/Real-Estate-Assessor/app.htm Chesapeake Real Estate Assessment Search
City Descriptions
Chesapeake Homepage www.cityofchesapeake.net/ Chesapeake, VA City Homepage
Comprehensive Mapping
Chesapeake GIS Data public.chesva.opendata.arcgis.com/ A one-stop shop for authoritative spatial data. Dedicated to expanding the power of our enterprise data by sharing it with the world. Supporting informed decision making at every level. Browse by category or search for specific layers. Preview features and attributes. Filter by geographic area or attribute value.
Chesapeake Property Quicksearch www.cityofchesapeake.net/government/City-Departments/Departments/Information-Technology-Department/gis/maps.htm User can choose from the various Map Themes below using the drop-down menu includint: Property & Places, Imagery, Census Info, Preservation, Elevation, Flood Maps, Topography, Zoning and Recycling Days.
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission www.hrpdcva.gov/page/maps-and-gis/ The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC), one of 21 Planning District Commissions in the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a regional organization representing this area’s seventeen local governments. Planning District Commissions are voluntary associations and were created in 1969 pursuant to the Virginia Area Development Act and a regionally executed Charter Agreement. The HRPDC was formed in 1990 by the merger of the Southeastern Virginia Planning District Commission and the Peninsula Planning District Commission.
Jacksonville GIS Data maps.coj.net/jaxgis/ Maps generated using the City of Jacksonville’s Geographic Information System contain public information from various departments and agencies within the City of Jacksonville. Maps and associated information must be accepted and used by the recipient with the understanding that the primary information sources should be consulted for verification of the information contained on these maps. As such, the City of Jacksonville provides no warranties, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness or reliability or suitability of this data for any other particular use. Furthermore, the City of Jacksonville assumes no liability whatsoever associated with the use or misuse of such data.
Crime
Chesapeake Crime Mapping www.crimemapping.com/map/va/chesapeake CrimeMapping.com allows a user to view mapped crime, trend reports, and crime reports.
Chesapeake Neighborhood Watch www.cityofchesapeake.net/Residents/Citizen-s-Guide-to-City-Services/watch.htm The Chesapeake Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch Program is coordinated through the department’s Crime Prevention Bureau. Neighborhood Watch helps to prevent crime. For more information about forming a group in your neighborhood call 382-6223, 382-6194 or 382-6189.
Chesapeake Police Department www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/Police-Department.htm In Partnership With the Community, Promote a Safe City Through Prevention of Crime and Enforcement of Laws.
Crime Rates for Chesapeake www.neighborhoodscout.com/va/chesapeake/crime/ Crime rates from Neighborhood Scout.
National Crime Tracking www.crimereports.com/ CrimeReports works with law-enforcement agencies to help reduce, prevent and solve crime by enabling officials to easily dialog with citizens. They offer a public crime map, alert messaging, anonymous tipping and data analytics.
National Sex Offender Registry www.nsopw.gov The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice, is a cooperative effort between jurisdictions hosting public sex offender registries and the federal government and is offered free of charge to the public.
Virginia Sex Offender Registry sex-offender.vsp.virginia.gov/sor/ The registry, including the Public Notification Database, is based on the Virginia General Assembly’s decision to facilitate access to publicly-available information about persons convicted of specified violent and sexual offenses.
Virginia State Police www.vsp.state.va.us/ Virginia State Police Website
Demographics
American Fact Finder factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/newsandnotes_listing.xhtml American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Chesapeake Department of Economic Development Demographic Profile www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/Planning-Department/Demographics.htm Chesapeake boasts the third largest population in the state of Virginia. The following statistics illustrate the demographic information based on population, average household income and educational attainment.
Congressional District Map www.govtrack.us/congress/members GovTrack.us is a tool by Civic Impulse, LLC to help the public research and track the activities in the U.S. Congress, promoting and innovating government transparency and civic education through novel uses of technology.
Congressional Representatives www.house.gov/representatives/find/ This service will assist you by matching your ZIP code to your congressional district, with links to your member’s website and contact page.
Zip Code Demographics www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry Type in a ZIP Code to see demographic and lifestyle information about a specific neighborhood.
Economics
Chesapeake Department of Economic Development www.chesapeakeva.biz/ In two years, the Chesapeake, VA, business community invested more than $368 million, created 1,968 new jobs and saved nearly 2,500. As one of the country’s 100 largest cities, this city has all the features businesses are looking for: talent, infrastructure, location – plus one more – an eagerness to do what’s right. If you’re looking to start, expand or locate a business, get to know Chesapeake, VA.
Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce www.hamptonroadschamber.com/page/chesapeake/ HRCC membership is a proven investment to grow your business. It has 2,000 members companies who benefit from the Chamber’s programs, networking and marketing opportunities, advocacy and resources.
Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance – Chesapeake www.hreda.com/navigate-the-region/our-localities/virginia-beach/ Hampton Roads – officially referred to as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) – is comprised of fifteen diverse communities. The region attracts and retains many of the world’s most recognizable companies and thrives on its highly educated workforce including a renewable source of labor from our exiting military personnel. Centrally located on the mid-Atlantic coast, Hampton Roads has a modern infrastructure, including the state of the art Port of Virginia, that connects us to the global marketplace.
Zip Code Business Patterns factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk US Census Business Patterns. You need to enter a location.
Education
Chesapeake Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools www.citytowninfo.com/places/virginia/chesapeake/colleges CityTownInfo is dedicated to providing detailed reference source for information on US cities and towns, as well as careers and education in the US.
Chesapeake Public Schools www.cpschools.com/index.php Chesapeake, VA Public Schools Website
Chesapeake School Locator cpschools.com/ Chesapeake Public Schools Address Lookup
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/ The National Center for Education Statistics provides clear, complete information about NCES’ mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities.
Virginia Department of Education School Report Card www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/school_report_card/index.shtml Online report cards provide detailed information on student achievement by subject and grade level. Report cards also provide data on other key indicators of school quality.
Virginia School Locator www.schooldigger.com/go/VA/ Find a school in Virginia.
Emergency Management
Chesapeake Department of Emergency Management www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/fire/emergman.htm Evacuation, maps, shelters, planning & preparing for disasters, emergency kits, insurance info, helping children to cope, what to do with pets, details for seniors & people with special needs, and more.
Chesapeake Emergency Shelters www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/human-services/community-programs/outreach/Homelessness/Homeless-Resources/Homeless-Shelter-Listing.htm Chesapeake Emergency Shelters Website
Chesapeake Fire Departent www.cityofchesapeake.net/government/City-Departments/Departments/fire.htm Chesapeake, VA Fire Department Website
FEMA www.fema.gov/ FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
FEMA Disaster Declarations www.fema.gov/disasters/ FEMA Declared Disasters by Year or State
Ready Hampton Roads readyhamptonroads.org Ready Hampton Roads is a public awareness campaign supported by the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission in coordination with the Cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg, and the Counties of Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Southampton, Surry, and York.The purpose of this outreach initiative is to promote emergency preparedness within the Hampton Roads region. – See more at: readyhamptonroads.org/AboutUs.aspx#sthash.zutjtRar.dpuf
Virginia Department of Emergency Management www.vaemergency.com/ The Virginia Department of Emergency Management works with local government, state and federal agencies and voluntary organizations to provide resources and expertise through the four phases of emergency management.
Groups
Chesapeake Churches chesapeake.areaconnect.com/churches.htm AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
Chesapeake Civic Associations find.hamptonroads.com/tags/organizationsassociations/Chesapeake,%20VA/page1.html Chesapeake, VA Civic Associations
Chesapeake Fraternal Organizations www.manta.com/mb_55_F028105K_LTD/fraternal_associations/chesapeake_va Manta provides free company profiles & company information on U.S. and International companies, including market research reports and business news.
Chesapeake Youth Associations www.manta.com/mb_55_F028108C_LTD/youth_organizations/chesapeake_va Manta provides free company profiles & company information on U.S. and International companies, including market research reports and business news.
Health
Virginia Health Opportunity Index www.vdh.virginia.gov/health-equity/virginia-health-opportunity-index-hoi/ Virginia Department of Health identifies health inequities and their root causes and promote equitable opportunities to be healthy.
Virginia Health Statistics www.vdh.virginia.gov/sitesearch/?q=health+statistics Virginia Department of Health identifies health inequities and their root causes and promote equitable opportunities to be healthy.
Installations
Military Installations Information www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0 Military Installations
Man-Made Hazards
Chesapeake High Noise Zones www.cityofchesapeake.net/Page2394.aspx In the early 1970’s the Department of Defense (DOD) established the Air Installations Compatible Use Zones (AICUZ) Program to balance the need for aircraft operations and community concerns. The goal of the AICUZ Program is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of those living near a military airport while preserving its defense-flying mission.
Superfund Sites www.epa.gov/reg3hwmd/super/va.htm A Superfund site is an uncontrolled or abandoned place where hazardous waste is located. Sites are listed on the National Priorities List.
Toxic Release Sites www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program myRTK is an EPA website designed to display nearby facilities regulated under federal environmental laws for any address. Facility reports provide summaries of chemical/pollutant releases, chemical effects, and compliance history.
Moving
Moving Tips www.military.com/spouse/military-relocation/pcs-moves/military-spouse-and-family-moves-101-pcs.html Military Moving Tips
Natural Hazards
Chesapeake All Hazards Preparedness www.cityofchesapeake.net/Assets/documents/departments/fire/em/pdf/2008+All+Hazards+Mitigation+Plan.pdf Chesapeake All Hazards Preparedness
Chesapeake, VA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes www.usa.com/chesapeake-va-natural-disasters-extremes.htm Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes from USA.com
FEMA Flood Zones msc.fema.gov/portal The map associated with the property of interest shown using the Map Search feature will not “exactly” pinpoint the address on the flood map. If you require assistance with this tool, please contact the MSC Customer Service Department at (877) 336-2627.
Nearby Sales Estimates
Nearby Sales Estimates www.zillow.com/ Zillow analyzes real estate information on millions of homes for sale across the United States and calculates home values (Zestimates) and the Zillow Home Value Price Index.
Open Spaces and Other Protected Areas
Chesapeake Parks and Facilities www.cityofchesapeake.net/page3023.aspx Chesapeake has a considerable amount of open space for recreation including areas with play equipment, picnic tables; and open spaces. There are fitness and leisure trails. There are fishing, camping and canoeing opportunities and an Equestrian areas.
Chesapeake Trails www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/parks-recreation-tourism/trails.htm Enjoy the beauty of Chesapeake’s parks as you exercise on our fitness centers at City Park, Deep Creek Lock Park, Elizabeth River Park and Oak Grove Lake Park. Move from station-to-station at your own pace, completing the exercises at each stop. Trails are open from sunrise to sunset all year.
National Parks www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm The National Park Service works with tribes, governments, nonprofits, businesses, and citizens that are revitalizing their communities, preserving local history, celebrating local heritage, and creating close to home opportunities to get outside.
National Registry of Historic Places www.nps.gov/nr/ This register is the Nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Properties include sites, buildings and structures that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture.
National Wetlands Inventory www.fws.gov/wetlands/ The National Wetlands Inventory Program has been producing wetland maps and geospatial wetland data for the United States since the mid-1970s. The status of mapping has been made available through various media throughout the program’s 30-year history.
National Wildlife Refuges www.fws.gov/refuges/ The National Wildlife Refuge System, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the nation’s premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife and plants.
Virginia State Parks www.virginia.org/StateParks/ Virginia State Parks were voted “America’s Best” by The Sports Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association and are overseen by the Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation.
Recreation
Chesapeake Golf Courses www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/VA/Chesapeake.htm This directory contains information on about 19,000 golf courses, resorts, and private country clubs, in about 6,000 cities in the U.S!
Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/parks-recreation-tourism.htm Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Chesapeake Sites of Interest www.chesapeake-va.worldweb.com/SightsAttractions/ Chesapeake Sites and Attractions
Virginia Points of Interest www.virginia.org/ Virginia State Travel Guide includes things to do, events, places to stay, packages and maps.
Virginia Travel Guide www.virginia.org/TravelGuideForm/?adref=ggtgm2011&gclid=CJSdobrf4q8CFYYHRQodVUhDAw Virginia State Travel Guide includes things to do, events, places to stay, packages and maps.
Transportation
Chesapeake Bus Routes www.gohrt.com/route/chesapeake/ Hampton Roads Transit
Chesapeake Traffic Accidents accidentdatacenter.com/us/virginia/norfolk-portsmouth-newport-news-va/chesapeake-city-va Chesapeake accident reports and news.
Chesapeake Transportation www.cityofchesapeake.net/Residents/Transportation.htm Chesapeake Transportation Webpage
Red Light Cameras www.redlightcameralist.com/ Committed to providing GPS coordinates of every red light camera in Canada, and the United States.
Red Light Cameras www.photoenforced.com/dc.html#.VRG52vnF8QU Washington D.C. Photo Enforced Camera Locations (Red Light, Speed, Stop Sign, Right Turn, E-Z Pass Toll Road)
Virginia 511 Web www.511virginia.org/ Virginia Department of Transportation 511 Website
Virginia Traffic Counts www.virginiadot.org/info/ct-TrafficCounts.asp All of the traffic data publications that The Virginia Department of Transportation produces are available to the public on this web site. The most recent editions are for calendar year 2010. Reports by jurisdiction.
Virginia Traffic Counts by Jurisdiction www.virginiadot.org/info/2015_traffic_data_by_jurisdiction.asp All of the traffic data publications that The Virginia Department of Transportation produces are available to the public on this web site. The most recent editions are for calendar year 2010. Reports by jurisdiction.
Utilities
Cell Phone Reception www.cellreception.com/ Nationwide Cell Phone Towers/Coverage information
Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Wellness Center of Hampton Roads www.vwchr.org/ To help veterans of our military, emergency services, and their families and friends dealing with PTSD and TBI, through programs that promote healing and wellness for the body and brain. Battle Cry: Heal the Brain ~ Release the Pain.
Department of Veteran’s Affairs www.va.gov/ The US Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents.
Zoning
Chesapeake Easements www.cityofchesapeake.net/Page3371.aspx An easement is an interest in real property that conveys use, but not ownership, of a portion of an owner’s property. Easements may be permitted for a specific portion of the property for many varied purposes. Governments, municipalities and public utilities use easements to establish access, restrictions and rights to property.
Chesapeake Maps and Property QuickSearch www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/Real-Estate-Assessor/app.htm Chesapeake site includes zoning maps
Chesapeake Zoning Administration www.cityofchesapeake.net/Government/City-Departments/Departments/Department-of-Development-and-Permits/zoning.htm Zoning Administration enforces the regulations of the City’s Zoning Code; provides information on zoning regulations, reviews documents and plans for compliance, and assists applicants with requests for land use reviews such as variances and rezonings.
National Conservation Easement Database www.conservationeasement.us/ National Conservation Easement Database.

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