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The City of Hampton got it's simple beginning by being part of "Hampton Roads". This is a centuries-old reference that originated when the region was a struggling British outpost nearly 400 years ago. Designated in the 17th Century as the name of the largest natural harbor where the James, Nansemond and Elizabeth Rivers pour into the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Hampton Roads honors one of the founders of the Virginia Company and a great supporter of the colonization of Virginia, Henry Wriothesley, the third Earl of Southampton. Signifying the safety of a port, "roads" in nautical terminology means "a place less sheltered than a harbor where ships may ride at anchor."
- Pros:Some lovely people here! Lots to see and do!
- Cons:Traffic and parking stinks!
- In a nutshell:All in all, you should visit here!
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