Portsmouth Apartments for Rent
Sun-dappled, shady streets lined with brick sidewalks and overarching trees curve through rows of elegant Victorian homes and lead to the famous and historic Seawall. The Hog Island Lighthouse lantern stands proudly while sailboats dot the harbor. Welcome to Portsmouth, Virginia, a historic Southern port town established in 1752.
Located on the Elizabeth River, Portsmouth has played a pivotal role in history for centuries. It is home to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, the oldest and largest shipyard in the country, dating back to 1767. From the Revolutionary War (and rumors that Benedict Arnold was held in one of the homes in Old Towne Portsmouth), through the Civil War and beyond, Portsmouth is truly a walk through history.