Fort Lee is located three miles east of Petersburg, Virginia on Highway 36 in Prince George County. Fort Lee is 116 miles from Washington, D.C. It is 21 miles from Richmond, the Virginia state capitol. The base operator's phone number is 804-765-3000 or DSN 312-539-3000.
Military installations are an important part of the local community. We share partnerships with our surrounding communities through the Army Family Covenant to offer Soldiers and Families lodging, restaurants, retail shopping, historical and sport parks. Fort Lee is a high cost military town that is expanding as a result of BRAC and will continue to expand for years to come.