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Deep Creek is an unincorporated area in the City of Chesapeake, Virginia. The former unincorporated town of the now extinct Norfolk County is located in the South Hampton Roads region at 36.7425 degrees north latitude and 76.3425 degrees west longitude. During its establishment, it was a small settlement situated on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp. The town acted as the shipping point for the Dismal Swamp lumbering enterprises. In the 1700s and 1800s, it was also a busy stagecoach stop between Norfolk and Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Today, Deep Creek is a suburban community with a population of 19,130 people. It has an average livability score of 65 is ranked number 9 out of all the neighborhoods in Chesapeake. Most of the homes in the area have a real estate price ranging from $150,000 to $370,000. The main roads serving Deep Creek North are Moses Grandy Trail, George Washington Highway S., George Washington Highway N., Cedar Road, and Hamptons Road Beltway.
Following along the journey with the Community of Western Branch North, VA.
Dismal Swamp Canal is also situated on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp. Built in 1793, it was opened in 1805 and has been the oldest man-made canal to be continuously operating in the U.S. Currently, the canal is managed and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Approximately 2,000 recreational boaters use it annually. The canal is also one of the two inland routes that connect the Albemarle Sound and the Chesapeake Bay. On June 6, 1988, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). On August 16, 1994, it was designated on the Virginia Landmarks Register (VLR). The historic canal has also been designated as a National Civil Engineering Landmark and a part of the National Underground Railroad, which served as a sanctuary for escaped slaves who were seeking freedom.
Deep Creek Lock Park is a 25-acre park operated by the City of Chesapeake Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. It was named for the Corps of Engineer's lock that separates the freshwater of the Dismal Swamp Canal from the saltwater of the Deep Creek. The park features the following:
Located on Luray Street, it is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Another park of the City of Chesapeake, Deep Creek Park is also open every day from dawn to dusk on George Washington Highway S. The recreational amenities it provides are four multipurpose fields with two being lighted, four lighted ball fields, picnic shelters with grills, an ADA accessible play area, a one-mile trail that connects to the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, and a restroom building. Also situated in the park is a dog park with a water feature.
Catering to the residents in Deep Creek and its surrounding areas, The Crossings at Deep Creek can be found on Moses Grandy Trail, between George Washington Highway S. and Cedar Point Lane. It offers specialty stores and dining options such as Food Lion, Advance Auto Parts, Hardee's, Pizza Plus, Q Cleaners, Golden China, Jenny's Nails, Dollar General and Waffle House. The Howard P. Cobb III, DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is also a tenant of the plaza.
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