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Welcome to Wakefield ...
The location of Wakefield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wakefield has a population of 825 people<3> (see below for details).
Wakefield is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wakefield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wakefield had an population of 825 people. This is a decrease of 11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.52% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wakefield had a population of 927 people (or 7.67% of the total population of Sussex County). This makes Wakefield the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Wakefield represents 0.01% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 927 people, the population of Wakefield decreased 10.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,038 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wakefield.
Communities Also Named Wakefield ...
While we believe that this Wakefield is located in Sussex County, we know of another 4 Virginia communities named Wakefield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Alexandria City, Charlottesville City, Surry and Westmoreland County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 37 communities that are also named Wakefield - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, Texas (2), Utah, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wakefield.
Communities near Wakefield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wakefield.
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 Wakefield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wakefield.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wakefield. 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 Wakefield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wakefield. See our Newspapers Page for Wakefield.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wakefield ...
Looking for more information about Wakefield? 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 Wakefield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wakefield.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Oct 2020