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Time Zone: Sussex County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Sussex is the Seat for Sussex County.

Sussex County was founded in 1754.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sussex had a population of 12,116 people. This is a decrease of 3.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,504 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sussex represented 0.18% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 77th most populous county (out of 134 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201012,087-3.33%-0.24% since 2009
200912,116-3.1%-0.16% since 2008
200812,135-2.95%+0.4% since 2007
200012,504The Last Census

More information can be found on the Sussex County Census Page for Sussex County.


Below are some of the communities located in Sussex County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Sussex County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Waverly   2,1362,3097.49% decrease  
Wakefield   9551,0388% decrease  
Stony Creek   1832029.41% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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