Fort Lee Army Base

Combined Arms Support Command/Sustainment Center of Excellence
U.S. Army Quartermaster School; U.S. Army Ordnance School; U.S. Army Transportation School; Army Logistics University (ALU)
Defense Commissary Agency11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the Blackhorse Cavalry
1231 Mahone Avenue  Bldg. 9023  Fort Lee, VA 23801
Weather/Climate
 
On average, there are 209 sunny days per year in Hopewell. The US average is 205 sunny days.   

In Hopewell, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are short and very cold, and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 31°F to 90°F and is rarely below 17°F or above 97°F.

Rain falls throughout the year in Hopewell. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around August 13, with an average total accumulation of 3.8 inches.

The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around January 30, with an average total accumulation of 0.4 inches. 
Cost of Living
 
Residents in Fort Lee, VA enjoy a cost of living index of 107. This index is 1% lower than the Virginia average, and 7% higher than the national average. ​
 
The general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Fort Lee, VA, the average cost of goods and services is 1% higher than it is in Virginia, and it is 1% higher than the national average.
Getting to Know the Area
 
Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond are all within a 30 minute drive of Fort Lee. These areas offer a great deal of historic attractions such as The Weston Plantation, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, which offers a glimpse of how people lived over 200 years ago, Petersburg National Battlefield – The park commemorates the 10-month Siege of Petersburg and offers talks, tours and living history demonstrations, and the Civil War Trails Visitors can follow the five Civil War Trails throughout the state and visit more than 400 individual sites pertaining to the American Civil War.

In addition to the historical sights, you will find art galleries, jazz forums and a great deal of outdoor activities. 

For a list of attractions in Hopewell

Attractions throughout Virginia

Events

Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

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