Newport News VA Webcam | James River Live View

Live webcam Newport News VA

Enjoy this live HD webcam from the James River drawbridge in the city of Newport News, VA. The Elizabeth River and the Nansemond River join the James River at the mouth. This harbor area is known as Hampton Roads. The James is known as America’s “founding river”. It was the site of the first permanent English colony at Jamestown in 1607. In addition, it is home to Virginia’s first colonial capital at Williamsburg.

Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company built many of the U.S. super aircraft carriers. This includes the Enterprise, Kennedy, Washington, Vinson, and Roosevelt. In addition, the city was designated as a Port of Embarkation by the Army. This took place immediately after America’s entry into WWI.

Newport News’ great location and rich history is a reflection of what the city is today. It’s located on the banks of the Hampton Roads harbor in southeastern Virginia. Newport News is minutes from cities like Hampton and Williamsburg. Furthermore, it is a short drive to Virginia Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy this Newport News VA live webcam.