About Newport News
The City of Newport News sits on a prime vantage point where the James River meets the Chesapeake Bay. The city runs approximately 23 miles along the James River and the Hampton Roads Harbor. Steeped in history, ours is a community of diverse trades including shipbuilding, technological research and international commerce.

City Resources

For residents, businessowners, and government officials, please visit to find the following departments:

  • Fire Department
  • Police Department
  • Waterworks
  • Social Services
  • Development
  • Communications

Newport News City Hall

2400 Washington Ave

Newport News, VA 23607

(757) 933-2311