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Welcome to Suffolk ...

The location of Suffolk has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Suffolk has a population of 91,185 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Suffolk is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Suffolk is within the (757) area code.

Websites for Suffolk ...

Official Website: www.suffolk.va.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Suffolk had an population of 91,185 people. This is an increase of 7.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Suffolk had a population of 84,585 people.

The population of Suffolk represents 1.06% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 84,585 people, the population of Suffolk increased 32.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 63,677 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Suffolk.

Communities Also Named Suffolk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Suffolk - they are located in Mississippi, Montana, Prince Edward Island and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Suffolk.

Communities near Suffolk ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Suffolk.

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    • Chesapeake [Chesapeake City]

      • Chesapeake [Chesapeake City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
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    • Portsmouth [Portsmouth City]

      • Portsmouth [Portsmouth City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth
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    • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County]

      • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
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    • Franklin [Franklin City]

      • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
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    • Windsor [Isle of Wight County]

      • Windsor [Isle of Wight County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
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    • Bennett Harbor [Suffolk City]

      • Bennett Harbor [Suffolk City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennett Harbor
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    • Charlton Village [Chesapeake City]

      • Charlton Village [Chesapeake City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlton Village
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    • Chuckatuck [Suffolk City]

      • Chuckatuck [Suffolk City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chuckatuck
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    • Corapeake [Gates County]

      • Corapeake [Gates County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corapeake
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    • Holly Grove [Gates County]

      • Holly Grove [Gates County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Suffolk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Grove
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Suffolk. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Suffolk.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Suffolk. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Suffolk.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Suffolk. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Suffolk.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Suffolk ...

Looking for more information about Suffolk? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Suffolk, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Suffolk.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Suffolk: www.suffolk.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Suffolk.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Suffolk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Suffolk) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Suffolk. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Suffolk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Suffolk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7282, Longitude: -76.5836       In this case, the coordinates for Suffolk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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