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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

That--Norfolk-Portsmouth have:

        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