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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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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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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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Independence Square

Independence Square

Portsmouth, VA 23702 (3.27 miles)

Price: $714-$988

(757) 645-0188

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

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Ashton Village

Ashton Village

Portsmouth, VA 23701 (4.02 miles)

Price: $799-$899

(757) 849-0978

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Preston Trails

Preston Trails

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (6.29 miles)

Price: From $834

(757) 942-8369

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

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Village at Western Branch

Village at Western Branch

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (5.80 miles)

Price: From $700

(757) 644-0731

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1½

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Montgomery Square Apartments

Montgomery Square Apartments

Portsmouth, VA 23704 (0.39 miles)

Price: From $850

(757) 215-4680

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Mallard Cove

Mallard Cove

Portsmouth, VA 23701 (4.75 miles)

Price: From $755

(757) 337-2397

Beds: 2 - 3, Baths: 1½

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Belle Hall

Belle Hall

Portsmouth, VA 23701 (4.02 miles)

Price: $799-$899

(757) 337-5668

Beds: 2 - 3, Baths: 2

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Churchland Square

Churchland Square

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (6.60 miles)

Price: $775-$900

(757) 772-8751

Beds: 2 - 3, Baths: 1

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Hodges Manor

Hodges Manor

Portsmouth, VA 23701 (4.68 miles)

Price: $715-$1,080

(757) 447-6982

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

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Edgefield

Edgefield

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (5.70 miles)

Price: $699-$950

(757) 645-0159

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Westwinds

Westwinds

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (6.00 miles)

Price: $810-$1,035

(757) 849-0968

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Cedar Creek Apartments

Cedar Creek Apartments

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (5.46 miles)

Price: $730-$885

(757) 645-0169

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Manor View

Manor View

Portsmouth, VA 23701 (4.81 miles)

Price: $705-$905

(757) 849-0989

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

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Marsh Landing

Marsh Landing

Portsmouth, VA 23702 (2.11 miles)

Price: From $640

(757) 644-0730

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

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Stone Ridge Apartments

Stone Ridge Apartments

Portsmouth, VA 23703 (5.94 miles)

Price: $700-$820

(757) 644-0796

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

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Close to beaches, military base, interstate!!

Close to beaches, military base, interstate!!

Norfolk, VA 23503 (7.53 miles) (#1129786)

Price: $1,350

(757) 482-7474

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Central Virginia Beach

Central Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, VA 23464 (8.15 miles) (#1326895)

Price: $995

(855) 231-2558

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

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Privacy in Bayview Beach

Privacy in Bayview Beach

Norfolk, VA 23503 (7.79 miles) (#1239072)

Price: $1,800

(855) 226-1691

Beds: 5+, Baths: 3

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Great Townhome at Cypress Point Golf Community

Great Townhome at Cypress Point Golf Community

Virginia Beach, VA 23455 (7.74 miles) (#1606582)

Price: $1,700

(855) 512-0767

Beds: 3, Baths: 2½

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Near USCG & Portsmouth Naval Medical Center

Near USCG & Portsmouth Naval Medical Center

Chesapeake, VA 23321 (6.70 miles) (#1606861)

Price: $1,695

(877) 912-9382

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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