Chesapeake, VA, is a city located in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. It is the third-largest city in Virginia. Chesapeake was founded in 1705 and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The city’s economy is based largely on its seaport and military bases.
Chesapeake is home to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, the largest naval shipyard in the world. The city also has a large number of military bases, including the Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world.