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The City of Chesapeake was formed on January 1, 1963, from the merger of Norfolk County, Virginia, and the City of South Norfolk, Virginia. The City, situated in the western portion of Tidewater Virginia's coastal plain area, covers 353 square miles and is Virginia's second largest city in land area. The City is subject to the Public Finance Act in Title 15.2 Chapter 26 of the Code of Virginia, 1950 and as amended. The City Charter specifically cites the power to acquire, construct, and maintain b...
Fredericksburg was incorporated as an independent city in 1782, after being initially established as a town in 1728. In 1912, the City became one of the first cities in the nation to adopt the Council-Manager form of government, and its current charter was granted in 1942. The City is subject to the Public Finance Act in Title 15.2 Chapter 26 of the Code of Virginia.
The City, settled in 1610, is located on the extreme southeasterly tip of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia. The City was incorporated March 30, 1908 and has operated under its present charter since December 16, 1952.
Lynchburg was founded in 1757 and became an independent city in 1852. Lynchburg is part of the Region 2000 Planning District Commission.
The City of Radford, originally known as the Town of Central City was established in 1885 before changing its name in 1890 and was incorporated as a city in 1892. The City is located in Southwestern Virginia and is bordered by Montgomery County to the South and Pulaski County to the North. The City has a population of 17,000 and has a land area of 9.63 square miles.
The present City of Virginia Beach, Virginia was formed on January 1, 1963, by the merger of Princess Anne County and the former smaller City of Virginia Beach. Virginia Beach is an independent, full-service city with sole local governmental taxing power within its boundaries. The City is established under Title 15.2 of the Code of Virginia, 1950 and as amended and is subject to the Public Finance Act in Title 15.2 Chapter 26 which allows a city in Virginia to issue bonds and notes secured by a pl...
The City of Winchester was founded in 1744, and it's the oldest Virginia city west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The City is located at the northern entrance of the Shenandoah Valley; the City encompasses 9.3 sq. miles and is the medical, industrial, commercial and agricultural center for the surrounding areas. The City has a population of approximately 27,000 with 6,600 single family homes and over 3,500 multi-family dwellings.