SOME FACTS ABOUT NORFOLK. That--Norfolk-Portsmouth and Norfolk County has a population of 177,623 (official as of July 1, 1916) with a metropolitan or shopping population of 325,000.
That--Norfolk-Portsmouth have grown nearly one hundred per cent in fifteen years
175 miles of Paved Streets 180 miles of Sewers 125 miles of Gas Mains 225 miles of Trolley Lines 400 acres in Public Parks 6 Play Grounds 3 Public Libraries 19 Charitable Institutions 9 Hospitals 180 Churches 53 Public Schools with more than 525 teachers and 19,000 pupils 6 Seasude Resorts within one hour's rude 24 Modern Hotels with capacity of 6,000 people 16 Banks 19 Building and Loan Associations 16,000 Telephones Adequate Fire and Police Protection.
That--Electric Power can be furnished to large users at lower rates than elsewhere on the Atlantic Seaboard.
That--This port ships annually more than:
16,000,000 tons of Coals 350,000 tons of Fertilizer