It has a population of over 230,000 and a metropolitan population of over 1,700,000.
- Hampton Roads Admirals (ECHL, 1989-2000) voluntary suspension, return as Columbus (GA) Cottonmouths
- Norfolk Admirals
- (AHL, 2000-2015) franchise purchased by Anaheim Ducks of NHL and relocated to San Diego, California
- (ECHL, 2015-present)
- Tidewater Sharks (SHL, 1975-77) folded January 7, 1977
- Tidewater Wings (AHL, 1971-1972) renamed Virginia Wings
- Virginia Wings (AHL, 1972-1975) ceased operations
- Hampton Roads Rhinos (proposed NHL expansion team late 1990's) fell through when the Hartford Whalers relocated and became the Carolina Hurricanes
- Norfolk Scope (1971-Present)
- Norfolk, Virginia on Wikipedia
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