Virginia Beach City Government
"Recognized globally as one of the best places to live, work and do business, Virginia Beach is a dynamic community strengthened by a diverse mix of industry, attractions and people. With 38 miles of beaches and 79 miles of scenic waterways, this vibrant East Coast city is situated along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay.
Virginia Beach, home to more than 436,000 people, lays claim to being the largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the 40th largest city in the United States. It is located in the southeastern corner of the state, about a four-hour drive by car to Washington D.C., and within a day's drive or less from two-thirds of the U.S. population."