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    Fort Eustis, VA Local Information

    Newport News, Virginia is the closest major city to Fort Eustis. Newport News is an independent city of about 185,000 people, on the Virginia Peninsula. The other large nearby community is Hampton, a city of about 137,000. Both of these cities are part of a larger metro area with about 1.7 million. Other small local communities include Jamestown and Williamsburg, both very old settlements in America.

    Fort Eustis is within the city limits of Newport News, about 7 miles from downtown to post; this takes about 20 minutes to commute. This is is a fairly congested city and travel times can vary significantly.

    Local Housing Rental Prices:
    The average apartment rent in the Newport News area ranges from $500 to $800 per month, with a median of about $700 per month.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices:
    The average price for a house in Newport News is about $230,000, compared to $330,000 for Virginia.

    Short Description of the Area:
    Newport News is a mid-sized city on the coast of Virginia, on the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, and part of the Hampton Roads metro area. This part of Virginia was one of the earliest American colonial settlements in the US and has a great deal of history.

    Climate and Weather:
    The area has a temperate climate, winter temperatures of the high 40s to low 30s and summer temperatures from to the high 80s to low 70s. The area has fairly temperate weather; most major storms run north or south of coastal Virginia, and moderate rainfall is fairly steady year-round. Summers are warm and humid with more frequent rain. Winters are mild and cool with slightly less rain and sometimes light snow.