Thinking about buying a home in Fort Lee, VA?
Fort Lee is located in the center of Hopewell, Colonial Heights, and Petersburg. In addition, it is within easy commute of Prince George and Chesterfield Counties.
Fort Lee, VA
(County real estate zones are 55, 56, 57, and 58.)
Fort Lee provides logistical support for the US Army and operations around the world. Located on the installation are the Combined Arms Support Command, U.S. Army Garrison, Army Logistics College, Quartermaster Center and School, and the headquarters for the Defense Commissary Agency. Fort Lee is currently experiencing expansion due to the 2005 BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) and is expected to continue growing.
Fort Lee’s population includes more than 7,900 military and more than 4,500 Civilians. The post also provides employment for more than 4,000 civilians. Each year Fort Lee contributes over $700 million to the local economy. Military dependent children located at Fort Lee can attend public and private schools in Prince George County.
Fort Lee is located in the center of Hopewell, Colonial Heights, and Petersburg. In addition, it is within easy commute of Prince George and Chesterfield Counties. It is less than 30 miles south of Richmond and about 135 miles south of Washington, D.C. It is within driving distance of several major attractions, including: Kings Dominion, Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and Busch Gardens.
Prince George County, Virginia is a suburban community of 36,000 residents. Prince George is approximately 2 miles southwest of Richmond. There are 10 schools in the county. Prince George County was formed in 1702 and named for Prince George of Denmark, the husband of Queen Anne. Fort Lee is the County’s largest financial asset, and continues to be a means for growth and development. Fort Lee is projected to double in size over the next eight years.
|Local Government By The Numbers|
|General Information Number||Post Information 804-765-3000|
|Population||No more than 15,000|
|2007-2008 Budget||$1,165 Billion|
|Fort Lee Local Officials|
|Garrison Commander||Colonel Michael G. Morrow|
|Legal Services Staff Judge Advocate||804-765-1514|
|Public Affairs Office||804-734-7147|
|Police Chief||Lt. Col Thierry G. Dupuls, 804-748-1266|
|Provost Marshal Office||804-734-7402|
|Fort Lee Police Station||Emergency 911|
|Schools 2007-2008||5 elementary, 2 middle, 1 high|
|School Superintendent||Prince George Schools
Dr. Francis Moore
|School Board||Prince George: Kenneth W. Parr, Robert E. Cox, Jr., Kevin S. Foster, Roger Franklin, Lewis E. Stevenson, Robin Gay|
|Libraries||Chesterfield County Central Library, 9501 Lori Road, Chesterfield
Petersburg Public Library,1865 S Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA
Prince George Library 6402 Courthouse Rd, Prince George, VA
|Libraries Information||Prince George Library: http://www.arls.org
Chesterfield County Library: www.library.chesterfield.gov