Dam Neck Naval Station - On and Off Base Information

Dam Neck Naval Station Housing Information

Dam Neck Naval Station (NS) Housing and Information:

Norfolk & Virginia Beach Housing Guide

Location:  NAS Oceana Dam Neck is located on the Atlantic coast, five miles south of the downtown resort of Virginia Beach.  Four military installations, Oceana, Little Creek, Fort Story, and Dam Neck, are located in Virginia Beach. The Hampton Roads area is considered to be a military town. 

Cost of Living: 8.74% Higher than the U.S. National Average

Base Operator:  757-492-6234/6324 or DSN 312-492-6234

Area Population:  434,743 Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach Metro

Schools: Virginia Beach Public Schools include 56 Elementary Schools, 15 Middle Schools, 14 High Schools  and 6 Special Purpose Schools (Advance Programs Schools). Student population is 75,000; Teachers--5,900/Student/Teacher Ratio =25/1.

Fleet and Family Support Center: FFSC 757-492-6342; DSN 312-433-6342

Housing: The Hampton Roads region has several housing areas. There are 18 enlisted housing areas with a total 3,902 units, 6 officer housing areas with a total of 226 units and 37 flag officer units. The housing assignment is predicated upon your needs and availability. Wait time can be as little as 0-3 months, or as long as 18-24 months. 

Base Location

1922 Regulus Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23461

Blog Posts (See all 39 posts)

Photos of Neighborhoods in Virginia Beach 23451& 23452 These two zip codes include some fantastic neighborhoods that are centrally located to NAS Oceana, Norfolk Naval Base, and other surrounding bases. Some of the best schools in Virginia Beach are aligned to these zip codes. If you want to live close to the Oceanfront then Shadowlawn & Salt Marsh Point are great neighborhoods. One of my favorite neighborhoods, which is like a hidden secret only the locals know about, is Kings Grant neighborhood. It's located off Little Neck Road and the area is known as Little Neck. Most military families w... read more

The Hampton Roads area (now starting to be called Coastal Virginia Area ) consists of nine independent cities including Chesapeake, Norfolk , Portsmouth , Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Newport News , Poquoson , and Williamsburg. Cities Surrounding Hampton Roads, VA (Coastal Virginia) South Hampton Roads Norfolk Virginia Beach Chesapeake Suffolk Portsmouth North Hampton Roads aka "The Peninsula" Hampton Newport News Poquoson/Yorktown Williamsburg Things to Know Before Moving To Hampton Roads Area: The area is called 'Hampton Roads', but it may be referred to as 'Coastal Virginia'. Another ... read more

Photos of Neighborhoods in Virginia Beach Zip 23456 If you have orders to NAS Oceana or Norfolk Naval Station, many military families live in neighborhoods in the zip code 23456 (yes! that's the coolest zip code). These neighborhoods are very centrally located and most of them filter into good schools. Many military families choose these neighborhoods because of the short commute time and the ability to avoid using a tunnel . This album includes neighborhoods 1. Castleton, 2. Pine Ridge, 3. Lagomar, 4. Southern Woods, 5. Princess Anne Woods, 6. Three Oaks, 7. Courthouse Estates, 8. Heritage P... read more

Top "Off Base" Neighborhoods (See all 91 locations)

# Name/Title City State Zip Overall Rating Distance Review
1 LagoMar Virginia Beach VA 23456 2 mi Write a Review!
2 Red Mill Farm Virginia Beach VA 23456 2.8 mi Write a Review!
3 Croatan Virginia Beach VA 23451 2.9 mi Write a Review!
4 Princess Anne Woods Virginia Beach VA 23456 4.4 mi Write a Review!
5 Sherwood Lakes Virginia Beach VA 23456 4.5 mi Write a Review!
6 Bernard Farms Virginia Beach VA 23453 6.2 mi Write a Review!
7 North End Virginia Beach VA 23451 6.3 mi Write a Review!
8 Brighton on the Bay Virginia Beach VA 23454 7.3 mi Write a Review!
9 Rock Creek Virginia Beach VA 8.8 mi Write a Review!
10 Little Neck Virginia Beach VA 8.9 mi Write a Review!