586 apartments for rent in Newport News, VA
On the southwestern tip of the Virginia Peninsula, surrounded by the James River, York River, Hampton Roads Harbor, and Chesapeake Bay, the small, historic city of Newport News has been attracting newcomers since 1621. Steeped in history, this beautiful city contains historic buildings, battle sites, monuments, and artifacts dating back to the 1600s.
Newport News was one of the original Shires of Virginia formed in 1634 by King Charles I. It has played a role in every major battle, including the Civil War, where it was the site of the Peninsula Campaign and the famous “Battle of the Ironclads” in 1862.
Today, Newport News is a busy city with apartment rentals surrounded not only by history but by natural beauty, as well. Hiking, fishing, boating, and golf are all popular pastimes in this coastal city.
With shops, museums, restaurants, and theaters, renting an apartment in Newport News opens up a world of possibilities.