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Homes for rent in Portsmouth, Va., are surrounded by a rich and storied history. As part of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, Portsmouth is a great place to live, with plenty of employment and education opportunities throughout the town and surrounding area.

Things Portsmouth Renters Should Know

  • The Norfolk Naval Shipyard is located in Portsmouth.
  • Rapper Melissa Arnette Elliott, more well-known as Missy "Misdemeanor Elliott," was born in Portsmouth in 1971.
  • Twenty-four different locations in Portsmouth are on the National Register of Historic Places. 

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Top Things to Do in Portsmouth

New residents will enjoy getting to know the local downtown with a visit to the city's famous seawall, which is close to some of Portsmouth's oldest and most storied neighborhoods - some homes are more than 300 years old! The city was also a key location in the Revolutionary and Civil wars, so history buffs can keep themselves occupied with a bevy of wonderful historic sites.

Portsmouth is also home to the Children's Museum of Virginia, where you can explore two floors' worth of scientific properties and astronomical concepts. Suited for kids of all ages (including kids at heart), this is a destination that most people will be excited to spend a day (or two) in.

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WaterFront Apartments

WaterFront Apartments

Virginia Beach, VA 23453 (12.42 miles)

Price: $890-$1,560

(757) 337-5673

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Dutch Village

Dutch Village

Newport News, VA 23601 (17.45 miles)

Price: From $600

(757) 644-0830

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1½

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Monticello at Town Center

Monticello at Town Center

Hampton, VA 23666 (15.84 miles)

Price: $1,019-$1,995

(757) 644-0781

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Abbington at Northampton

Abbington at Northampton

Hampton, VA 23605 (15.93 miles)

Price: $799-$1,115

(855) 582-2986

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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The Cascades

The Cascades

Virginia Beach, VA 23464 (7.50 miles)

Price: $1,024-$1,805

(757) 644-0849

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Armistead Townhomes

Armistead Townhomes

Hampton, VA 23666 (15.16 miles)

Price: $720-$970

(757) 772-0190

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

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Young's Mill Apartments

Young's Mill Apartments

Newport News, VA 23602 (22.51 miles)

Price: From $650

(757) 942-8380

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Pet friendly, charming home in quiet neighborhood!

Pet friendly, charming home in quiet neighborhood!

Portsmouth, VA 23707 (2.15 miles) (#1125658)

Price: $925

(855) 796-9611

Beds: 3, Baths: 1

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Harbor Tower Apartments

Harbor Tower Apartments

Portsmouth, VA 23704 (0.29 miles)

Price: $1,125-$1,545

(757) 349-8097

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Hodges Ferry East Townhomes

Hodges Ferry East Townhomes

Portsmouth, VA 23701 (5.22 miles)

Price: From $845

(757) 337-5662

Beds: 2, Baths: 1½

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Cedarfield At Churchland

Cedarfield At Churchland

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (5.30 miles)

Price: $735-$1,160

(757) 645-0172

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Four Bedroom Brick Ranch on Cul-De-Sac

Four Bedroom Brick Ranch on Cul-De-Sac

Portsmouth, VA 23701 (4.42 miles) (#1583937)

Price: $1,300

(888) 533-4574

Beds: 4, Baths: 1½

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NICE 2 BED 2 BATH SINGLE FAMILY TOWNHOME

NICE 2 BED 2 BATH SINGLE FAMILY TOWNHOME

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (4.74 miles) (#1604477)

Price: $1,100

(866) 366-6746

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

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NICE 2 BED 2.5 BATH SINGLE FAMILY CONDO

NICE 2 BED 2.5 BATH SINGLE FAMILY CONDO

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (3.76 miles) (#1601842)

Price: $1,095

(877) 559-8162

Beds: 2, Baths: 2½

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Renovated Victorian in Historic Park View

Renovated Victorian in Historic Park View

Portsmouth, VA 23704 (0.90 miles) (#1586518)

Price: $1,350

(866) 228-6880

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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1 BED 1 BATH REMODELED APARTMENT

1 BED 1 BATH REMODELED APARTMENT

Portsmouth, VA 23704 (1.40 miles) (#1471391)

Price: $575

(877) 580-4171

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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SPACIOUS 4 BED 3 BATH SINGLE FAMILY HOME

SPACIOUS 4 BED 3 BATH SINGLE FAMILY HOME

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (4.97 miles) (#1603070)

Price: $2,095

(877) 852-1993

Beds: 4, Baths: 3

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NICE 3 BED 2 BATH SINGLE FAMILY HOME

NICE 3 BED 2 BATH SINGLE FAMILY HOME

Portsmouth, VA 23702 (2.54 miles) (#1596313)

Price: $1,195

(866) 932-0757

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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