Historically Black Neighborhoods

Virginia Beach has 12 historically black neighborhoods.  See links below for more information on each.

Additional African American Neighborhoods

In addition to historically black neighborhoods, Virginia Beach has other prominent African-American communities.

Lake Edwards

Soon to be home to the African American Cultural Center, Lake Edwards has an interesting story of its own.

L&J Gardens

On the edge of Virginia Beach near universities and private schools, L&G Gardens is a prominent neighborhood in the black community.

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The Historically Black Neighborhoods of Virginia Beach

Atlantic Park

Information about Atlantic Park


Information about Beechwood

Burton Station

Information about Burton Station


Information about Doyletown


Information about Gracetown

Lake Smith

Information about Lake Smith

Mill Dam

Information about Mill Dam


Information about Newlight

Newsome Farm

Information about Newsome Farm

Queen City

Information about Queen City


Information about Reedtown


Information about Seatack

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