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Country United States
State Virginia
Independent city Virginia Beach
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Lynnhaven is one of the seven original boroughs created with the city of Virginia Beach, Virginia was formed in 1963. It is located in the North Central portion of the city.

This area was originally located at the mouth of the Lynnhaven Bay inlet. The name has changed over time. First known as Henry Towne, later Lynn Haven, Pleasure House Point, Bayville, and Chesapeake Beach.

Modern community

The now, Borough of Lynnhaven is home to Lynnhaven Mall and its related shopping and dining options. Major employers within the area include Stihl and Naval Air Station Oceana and once included Lillian Vernon and the corporate headquarters of Home Quarters Warehouse, and Lynnhaven Marine the largest Watercraft Dealer in Virginia.

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