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Apartments fairly close to Petersburg

Branchester Lakes - Prince George, Virginia 23875
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$865 - $1195

Prince George, VA 23875

Apartment 150 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 452-0023

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Prince George, VA 23875

Hopewell Lofts - Hopewell, Virginia 23860
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$725 - $1025

Hopewell, VA 23860

Apartment 50 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 681-2474

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Hopewell, VA 23860

Riverside Park - Hopewell, Virginia 23860
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$630 - $915

Hopewell, VA 23860

Apartment 120 units

1-3 Beds 1 Bath

(804) 415-7170

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Hopewell, VA 23860

Twin Rivers - Hopewell, Virginia 23860
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$641 - $661

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Hopewell, VA 23860

Apartment 149 units

2 Beds 1 Bath Pets OK

(804) 681-2683

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Hopewell, VA 23860

Pine Ridge MHC - Prince George, Virginia 23875
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$729 - $829

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Prince George, VA 23875

Apartment 245 units

3 Beds 2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 835-5414

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Prince George, VA 23875

Chesterfield Gardens - Chester, Virginia 23836
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$1055 - $2896

Chester, VA 23836

Apartment 105 units

2-3 Beds 2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 977-4964

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Chester, VA 23836

Ashton Creek - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$815 - $1000

Chester, VA 23831

Apartment 232 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 930-3143

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Chester, VA 23831

Rivermont Crossing - Chester, Virginia 23836
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$1045 - $2105

Chester, VA 23836

Apartment 457 units

2-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 681-2674

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Chester, VA 23836

Hyde Park Townhomes - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$625 - $1270

Chester, VA 23831

Apartment 262 units

1-4 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 715-1621

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Chester, VA 23831

White Oak Luxury Apartments - Chester, Virginia 23836
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$1056 - $1341

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Chester, VA 23836

Apartment 322 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 621-0731

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Chester, VA 23836

Park at Village Green - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$1049 - $1499

Chester, VA 23831

Apartment 65 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 318-4266

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Chester, VA 23831

Chester Townhouses - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$760 - $875

Chester, VA 23831

Apartment 152 units

2-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 495-2553

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Chester, VA 23831

Festival Park - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$895 - $2574

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Chester, VA 23831

Apartment 99 units

1-3 Beds 1-3 Bath Pets OK

(804) 977-6000

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Chester, VA 23831

Chester Village Green - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$1200 - $1395

Chester, VA 23831

Apartment 137 units

2-3 Beds 2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 681-2016

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Chester, VA 23831

Rivers Bend Apartment Homes - Chester, Virginia 23836
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$820 - $1285

Chester, VA 23836

Apartment 250 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 530-0200

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Chester, VA 23836

Apartments a drive away from Petersburg

Arbor Lake - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$785 - $1009

Chester, VA 23831

Apartment 126 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(866) 558-2582

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Chester, VA 23831

River Forest - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$835

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Chester, VA 23831

Apartment 300 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 621-0744

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Chester, VA 23831

Garden Springs - Chester, Virginia 23831
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$985 - $1290

Chester, VA 23831

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(804) 930-3133

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Chester, VA 23831

Colony Village - Richmond, Virginia 23237
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$930 - $1399

Richmond, VA 23237

Apartment 166 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 495-4114

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Richmond, VA 23237

Courthouse Green - Chesterfield, Virginia 23832
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$564 - $1189

Chesterfield, VA 23832

Apartment 266 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(804) 621-0734

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Chesterfield, VA 23832

Overview of Petersburg

Just south of Richmond, Virginia, the city of Petersburg is one of the country’s most historic locales, famous for its central role in Civil War. It’s currently the bustling home to one of the largest U.S. military training facilities and a resurgent downtown arts scene, which continue to make it a dynamic place today.

People looking for apartments for rent in Petersburg will enjoy the area’s rich past and wealth of cultural resources, as well as the pleasant living environment and natural surroundings.

Living in Petersburg, VA

Settled as Fort Henry in 1645, Petersburg is inextricably tied to its long history, having served as a Revolutionary War battlefield and, most famously, as the site of a lengthy siege in the final year of the Civil War. An important rail depot, the city was a critical target for the Union Army as it sought to cut off Confederate supply lines and end the war. As a home to the U.S. Army’s Fort Lee, Petersburg continues to hold military importance, but these days the city is considerably more peaceful, boasting quiet streets and serene historical sites.

Petersburg today is home to around 32,000 people. Residents of Petersburg apartments can browse the galleries and boutiques of historic Old Towne, visit the many area museums or pick up produce at the local farmers market.

Petersburg Work and Study

Virginia State University, in the neighboring village of Ettrick, enrolls 5,300 students and caters to Petersburg area residents with a wide range of programs. Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary offers associate degree programs, and John Tyler Community College in Chester is also a popular choice for Petersburg students.

Fort Lee is one of the largest drivers of local economic activity, employing around 4,100 civilians and with as many as 70,000 troops passing through each year for training. Major private employers include pharmaceutical company B.I. Chemicals, roller bearings manufacturer Brenco and the Southside Regional Medical Center. Medical services, manufacturing and tourism are important economic sectors, and downtown revitalization efforts have helped build the small business base.

Rentals in Petersburg, VA, and Cost of Living

Petersburg offers very reasonable living and many great rental options at affordable prices. Slightly more than half of Petersburg residents choose to rent apartments.

U.S. Census Bureau data showed the median gross rent from 2008 to 2010 was $771. Additional research found one bedroom apartments renting for between $400 and $900 per month.

Petersburg Attractions and Special Events

Petersburg’s most prominent attraction is its Civil War history, and the city is full of fascinating reminders of the war’s impact. The Petersburg National Battlefield draws visitors from around the country to see old fortifications and artifacts, while also offering a natural retreat with hiking trails and wildlife. Other area museums include the Pamplin Historical Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, three city museums with Civil War history and artifacts dating back to the Revolutionary War, and two military museums at Fort Lee: The United States Army Women’s Museum and the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum.

In addition to military history, Petersburg provides plenty to do, with a summer farmers market, a developmental league baseball team, the Petersburg Generals, and great sports facilities for athletes of all types, including three local golf courses. Residents can also enjoy great art, shopping and dining in the historic Old Towne district, which features classic architecture dating back to the 19th century.

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